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Explore Locally During UNESCO World Heritage Day

One of the joys of being an expat is experiencing the rich culture and customs of different countries and communities. I wanted to highlight an upcoming opportunity for you to visit various historical locations both within your community and beyond. This upcoming Sunday, 2. June is UNESCO World Heritage Day, known in German as UNESCO … more …

A Newcomer‘s Guide to Germany: May Holidays and Traditions

The month of May is welcoming warmer weather and the return of the sun here in northern Germany. Alongside warmer temperature, May also includes 3 public holiday: Tag der Arbeit on 1. May (fixed holiday)Christi Himmelfahrt on 9. May (the sixth Thursday after Easter)Pfingstmontag on 20. May (51 days following Easter) Most employees (in nonessential … more …

Bring Your child to Work Day

Today, 25. April 2024 is Bring Your Child to Work Day. The name has several iterations and you may have heard the day referred to as Bring Your Daughter or Son to Work Day. Here we refer to this day as Zukunftstag. When working in the States, colleagues would bring a child to work and … more …

Happy Passover!

Here at Local World-wide Relocation, we have the pleasure and the honor to work with clients and partners through out the world. We wanted to wish those who will be celebrating the Passover Holiday, Chag sameach! This eight-day Jewish holiday began Tuesday evening, 22. April at sundown will be celebrated through Tuesday, 30. April.

Update-Dual Citizenship Act Signed

Before a new law can go into effect, it must be passed by the German Parliament and the Bundesrat, and then sent to the German President to be signed. This usually occurs within a few weeks after the law has been passed in parliament. German presidents do have veto power by not signing a law … more …

Frohe Ostern from your Local Workldwide Relocation team!

Frohe Ostern-that’s German for Happy Easter. Over the past few weeks, vibrant Easter and Spring decorations have popped up alongside warmer temperatures throughout the city. In addition to Church services celebrated throughout the country, families and friends will gather during this time and often travel over the holiday weekend. School children typically have a 2-week … more …

Creating Happiness Abroad: Navigating Relocation to Germany with Local Expertise

Yesterday the World Happiness Report was published, shedding light on what factors contribute to people’s happiness. Germany is ranked as number 24 from 143 countries. As we reflect on Germany’s ranking and the elements that influence residents’ well-being, it becomes evident that creating a supportive environment for newcomers is paramount. For firms seeking to hire … more …

Happy Ramadan!

Here at Local World-wide Relocation, we have the pleasure and the honor to work with clients and partners through out the world. We wanted to send special well wishes for those who celebrating Ramadan and fasting over the next month from last Sunday, 10. March through Tuesday, 9. April. May you find joy in sharing … more …

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