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Motherlord of an expat family in Berlin. From rainy (but lovely!) Seattle, I write for about.com, German-Way, InsidersAbroad, EasyExpat & blog at ianandebe.blogspot.com. Drink, travel, write.

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Germany's Best Sausages & Where to Eat Them

You can't have German cuisine without Wurst (sausage). Here are 8 of Germany's best sausage and where to eat them.

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Guide for expats in London

Comprehensive information for expats moving to London.

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What NOT to do at Oktoberfest

I did it all wrong so you don't have to.

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What to Do in Berchtesgaden, Germany

Much more than Hitler's infamous "Eagle's Nest"

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Visit Berlin's Disco Ball

The Berliner Fernsehturm dominates the Berlin skyline no matter where you are in the city. Find out how much, where & why to visit.

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8 Things I Learned About Giving Birth in Germany | The German ...

8 Things I Learned About Giving Birth in Germany | ...

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5 Things I Can Do with a Kid in Germany that I Can't in the USA

I would get child services called on me for some of these in the USA

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We Ate the East End: Eating London Food Tours

A glorious day with the East London Food Tour eating our way through the best bits of the city.

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Girl Talk: My Pregnancy Is Really Interfering With My Drinking

Plans for celebratory champagne were not only cancelled, but all drinking plans were delayed for at least nine months. I was stumped. How do you celebrate without bubbly?

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How to Eat Like a German

Expat "How To" Guides – German customs related to mealtimes, popular dishes, typical beverages, and table manners.

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Moving in Germany: Couches on the U-Bahn

A recent couch move on the U-Bahn reminded me of the bad ole days and I thought it was time to share my expertise on moving – from small to big – in Germany.

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Having a Baby in Germany: Prenatal Care | The German Way & More

Having a Baby in Germany: Prenatal Care | The Germa...

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Where is the Best Military Museum in Germany?

Dresden's Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr is a mouthful and the best military museum in Germany.

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Estonian pick-me-up

Stepping up to fill our Glühwein-shaped void is Jää-äär, a new Estonian cafe in Wedding. They provide Estonian specialty coffee and nibbles with fans in high places.

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Confessions of an Expat TV Addict in Germany

How to watch TV from abroad in Germany and the legality of downloading, streaming, etc.