All through this past fall and winter I must have read at least 20 different articles promising to tell me “everything” I needed to know about the 49-Euro Deutschland Ticket, the successor to last year’s very popular 9-Euro ticket.
No, everyone doesn’t speak English here
While it is true that most Germans learned English in primary school and many Germans are fluent, that does not mean you can expect to speak English everywhere.
Here, there, and everywhere
Living car-free in Berlin One of the main benefits of our move has been the ability to give up our cars and walk, bike, or take transit everywhere we need to go. My kids can easily get to school and extracurricular activities by themselves. (Thank you, Schülerticket!) Our main grocery store is a five-minute walk,…