Main train station in Frankfurt, Germany
Main train station in Frankfurt, Germany
Main train station in Frankfurt, Germany

Pros and Cons of Living in Germany

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: Pros and Cons of Living in Germany. Expats, Retirees and Digital Nomads talk about the pros and cons of living in Germany

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What are the pros and cons of living in Germany?

Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Germany responded:

"What I like about living in Germany the beautiful cities and countryside. Also the ability to visit other neighboring countries. Flying is cheaper due to the low-cost flights available. Dislikes, racial discrimination. It took seven years to adjust longer than I thought," explained one expat living in Kandern.

"I love Stuttgart. Even during the lockdowns, it's easy to get out and walk and bike ride. Many restaurants have started delivery services. When we're not under a lockdown, we have great restaurants, parks, museums, movie theaters, etc," said another in Stuttgart.

"It is a developed city. It has excellent education, transportation and all kinds of entertainment facilities.The local people are very hospitable," explained one expat in Berlin.

"a nice city in a very beautyful part of Germany - and centrally based in Europe close to Switzerland and France," explained one member in Karlsruhe.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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