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A Seamless Transition to Milan: Tessa’s Homelike Experience

Explore why Homelike is the top choice for temporary housing in our latest blog post. Discover firsthand experiences on trust, responsiveness, and ease of use that set Homelike apart for short-term stays in cities like Milan. Learn how Homelike ensures safety, fairness, and satisfaction in every rental.

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Moving to Madrid: Things You Need to Know
Spain

Moving to Madrid: Everything You Need to Know

The ultimate guide to relocating to Madrid in 2024 Coming up: food and flavors, learning the language, necessary bureaucracy, the best neighborhoods for different types of people, and everything you need to know about moving to Madrid. So, you’re thinking about moving to Madrid. Here’s what we think: you’re making

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Insurance

Navigating Health Insurance in Germany as an Expat (in 2024)

This blog post provides a comprehensive overview of the interview with Felix Kugelmann, offering valuable insights and guidance for expats moving to Germany. It emphasizes the importance of understanding the private health insurance landscape and highlights the expertise of My German Finance in providing tailored solutions for individual needs.

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Moving to Italy: Things to know
Italy

The Ultimate Guide to Relocating to Italy in 2024

Moving to Italy: Everything You Need to Know Coming up: life hacks, pro-tips, temperatures and terrains, some boring bureaucracy, lots of pizza and pasta, and everything you’ve ever wanted to know about moving to Italy So… you’re thinking of moving to Italy. Here’s our opinion: you’re making a good choice.

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Things to know about moving to Valencia
Spain

Moving to Valencia: Everything You Need to Know

The ultimate guide to relocating to Valencia in 2024 Coming up: parties, paella, people, picking a place to live, some pro-tips and lifehacks, and everything you need to know about moving to Valencia. The third-biggest city in Spain, shoreside Valencia is home to around 800,000 people (and many more live

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Relocating to Portugal
Portugal

The Ultimate Guide to Relocating to Portugal in 2024

Moving to Portugal: Everything You Need to Know Coming up: beachside lazing, sipping and munching, dog-friendly parks, a snake-like fish, excellent schools and universities, lots of bureaucracy, and everything you need to know about moving to Portugal. Hello you! You’ve clicked on this guide. … you’re reading these words. So:

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Moving to Copenhagen: Things to know
Denmark

Moving to Copenhagen: Everything You Need to Know

The ultimate guide to relocating to Copenhagen in 2024 Coming up in this guide: banking, bureaucracy, finding fun, making friends, a whole load of cycling, and everything you need to know about moving to Copenhagen. Denmark’s hyper-clean capital is currently having a bit of a boom: During the past 20(ish)

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Moving to Spain: Things to know
Spain

The Ultimate Guide to Relocating to Spain in 2024

The Ultimate Guide to Relocating to Spain Coming up: big fun, bigger flavors, friendly faces, admittedly-boring bureaucracy, prices, pets, people… and everything you need to know about relocating to Spain. So, you’re thinking of moving to Spain. Good choice! More than 6 million non-natives live in the country… so you’re

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Things to know when you move to Milan
Italy

The Ultimate Guide to Relocating to Milan in 2024

The Ultimate Guide to Relocating to Milan Coming up: visa options, lakes and canals, a massive cathedral, steamy piles of tasty risotto, and Homelike’s top tips on living in Milan. So, you’re thinking about moving to Milan. The culture capital of one of the world’s most cultured nations, it’s (understandably)

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Moving to Lisbon, Portugal
France

The Ultimate Guide to Relocating to Lisbon in 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Relocating to Lisbon Coming up: accommodation options, cost-of-living statistics, traditional Fado, smiling locals, and endless reasons to relocate to Lisbon. So, you’re thinking about moving to Lisbon. Nice choice! Give yourself a pat on the back from us. But you probably have some unanswered questions: How

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Culture Shocks for Expats in Spain
Culture

Culture Shocks for Expats in Spain

Culture Shocks for New Expats in Spain Coming up in this guide: speaking loudly, kissing people on the cheek, and big ol’ pools of olive oil. You’re moving to Spain. And no matter where you’re from, things are going to be a bit different than they were back home. Food

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Expat Life

Building Home Abroad: A Family’s Expat Journey

Embark on a captivating expat journey as Stefano, Chie, and their child share their remarkable story of moving from Italy, Japan, and New York to the heart of Cologne, Germany. Join us as they navigate the challenges of finding a new home, adapting to diverse cultures, and building a life abroad.

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Culture Shocks Faced by New Expats in Germany
Culture

Culture Shocks for Expats in Germany

Culture Shocks for New Expats in Germany Coming up in this guide: turning up on time, homes with no kitchens, and endless packs of bicycles. When you move anywhere, you need to adjust. And so when you move to Germany (which, since you’re reading this, we can only assume you

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Expat life in France
France

Expats in France: Things to Know

Joining the Expats in France: Alps, Apps, Apartments, and Everything You Need to Know Coming up in this guide: avoiding subpar apartments, how not to upset people, French tips and tricks, a load of flaky croissants, and everything you’ve ever wanted to know about joining the expats in France. Because

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Expat Life in Germany: Essential Information for Expats moving to Germany
Germany

Expats in Germany: Things to Know

Joining the Expats in Germany: Perks, Places, and Everything You Need to Know Coming up in this guide: useful apps, Facebook groups, boring bureaucratic stuff, German lifehacks, references to cartoon owls, and everything you need to know about joining the expats in Germany. Maybe you’re planning to move to Germany

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Expat Life in Spain: Essential Information to Know
Expats in Spain

Expats in Spain: Things to Know

Joining the Expats in Spain: Paella, Places, Perks, and Everything You Need to Know Coming up in this guide: insider tips, potential new homes, help on finding friends, a wide range of visas, and everything you need to know about joining the expats in Spain.   Presumably (since you’re reading

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