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Living From Cryptocurrency In Germany? A Reality Check

14 Feb 2021 5 minute read 22 comments Khazrakh

Like many of us, I'm somewhat obsessed with the concept of living from cryptocurrency instead of relying on my everyday job's salary to pay the bills. I'm pretty confident that this is eventually going to be possible and I certainly don't have any in...

Don't Hassle The Hoff - Spending HBD in Germany

15 May 2022 3 minute read 6 comments Steve Hodl

You may be surprised to learn that the home of "Vorsprung durch Technik" and Scooter is a very cash-dependent economy and country. The world's largest payment provider Visa has in my experience only been able to get its Visa debit card accepted...

Property Bubble In Germany?

28 Feb 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Steve Hodl

Interest rates are beginning to rise in Germany, is this a sign of a change in direction or momentary blip?If we look back at the interest rate developments for the last 5 years, we can see that in the last month there has been a sharp rise in theint...

A Phone Interview - My Experience in Germany

28 Dec 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Hamria

It seems like because of the epidemic the Zoom, Skype or Whatsapp interviews are more and more common. Also here in Germany the employers tend to avoid contacts and opt for ways of gaining the first impression without having to meet someone in perso...

Voluntary Ecological Year (FÖJ) in Germany

27 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Hamria

Do you enjoy working in the garden or on the fields? Can´t you get enough pictures of green hills and forests in Germany? Do you keep sending links to animal videos to your friends all the time? Yes? If that´t you, maybe you should consider a Volunt...

Germany in Snow

26 Dec 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Hamria

  Every time I take pictures like this one from my bedroom window to send them to my family in Morocco, I know their reaction: "Wow! So nice, so calm and peaceful!", and I have to admit, even after four winters in Germany I am still taken by such vi...

At a Gothic Monastery in Walkenried

25 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Hamria

  This place was a real surprise, a kind of those only local people happen to know and the tourists can easily miss, unless they search for museums. That´s how I got there. Walkenried is a kind of a large village/ a very little town on the boarder b...

A voluntary year in Germany: FSJ/BFD

24 Dec 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Hamria

When I seriously started looking for ways to move to Germany I realised that as a male I am in a kind of disadvantage as I didn´t really believe any family would trust my abilities to do babysitting and basic housework. The girls can become au-pairs...

How it all started

24 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Hamria

Are you in Morocco or any other non-EU country wondering how to move to Germany?Well, that´s exactly what I was doing three years ago, trying to find out as much as possible online. I recall numerous websites listing all kinds of requirenments while...

WW2 Bomb Explosion Injures 4 in Germany

1 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

4 people were injured when a World War 2-era bomb exploded at a railway construction site near the Donnersberger Bridge of Munich, Germany. Local media outlets report that one person was seriously injured after the blast nearly tore off his leg, but...