Free International Moving Quotes

8 Best Places to Live in Germany

By Betsy Burlingame

3 of 9 slides  

3) Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg, Germany

With over 1.7 million residents, Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany. Hamburg is situated on the Elbe River and serves as a major port city for Europe. Expats and visitors enjoy taking in a concert at the new Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, spending Sunday mornings at the Fischmarkt and taking their kids to the tri-annual Hamburg DOM festival. "Hamburg is a multi-cultural city. Most foreigners are great. A minority though have proved to be a real thorn in the side for the authorities who, due to recent history, have their hands tied when comes to taking action. There are many religions here and an English Church. Recent elections proved that something must be done against foreigners who cause serious problems, but most people from Hamburg are reserved, but friendly and willing to accept diversity," said one expat living in Hamburg.

For families moving to Hamburg, the International School of Hamburg welcomes students from 3 through age 19. They offer the IB Middle Years Programme and the IB Diploma Programme.

Alsterarkaden in Hamburg

Need more information on living in Global?

Login or Register and visit our Global Forum. Talk with other expats who can offer you insight and tips about living in Global.

About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Some of Betsy's more popular articles include 6 Best Places to Live in Costa Rica, 12 Things to Know Before Moving to The Dominican Republic and 7 Tips for Obtaining Residence in Italy. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

First Published: Oct 09, 2017

Cigna Expat Health InsuranceExpatriate Health Insurance

Get a quote for expat health insurance from our partner, Cigna Global Health.
Get a Quote

Culture-Shock-in-ValenciaAn Expat Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Valencia, Spain

An expat who studied anthropology has adjusted to life in Valencia and talks about his approach to avoiding culture shock.

An expat who studied anthropology has adjusted to life in Valencia and talks about his approach to avoiding culture shock....

Living-in-HuatulcoAn Expat Discusses Living in Huatulco, Mexico

An expat in Huatulco talks about living in this remote part of Mexico, which is a 7 hour drive from the nearest city. He cautions anyone considering a move to be realistic about whether or not they can handle the isolation and remoteness.

An expat in Huatulco talks about living in this remote part of Mexico, which is a 7 hour drive from the nearest city. He cautions anyone considering a move to be realistic about whether or not they ...

Digital-Nomads-in-Madeira-IslandsDigital Nomads Village: Madeira Islands

As the growth of digital nomads has exploded in recent years, governments around the world are beginning to understand the potential they present. Madeira Islands is trying to seize this opportunity with its innovative digital nomads village project.

As the growth of digital nomads has exploded in recent years, governments around the world are beginning to understand the potential they present. Madeira Islands is trying to seize this opportunity ...

11-Important-Tips-about-Healthcare-for-Expats-and-Global-Nomads-in-Greece11 Important Tips about Healthcare for Expats and Global Nomads in Greece

If you're moving to Greece, it's important to understand the health insurance requirements when seeking a short or long-term visa, the quality of healthcare outside of Athens including in Greek Islands, vaccines for Greece and more.

If you're moving to Greece, it's important to understand the health insurance requirements when seeking a short or long-term visa, the quality of healthcare outside of Athens including in Greek Island...

Copyright 1997-2021 Burlingame Interactive, Inc.

Privacy Policy Legal