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You can be whoever you want to be

In Berlin you are free, you can be whoever you want to be. There are clearly less barriers and you’re at least given a chance to try out something new. There are not so many prewritten social conventions and many different ways of life are widely accepted. As you have...
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Building fences is not a solution

My name is Julia and, though I’m German, my husband keeps telling me that I’m more French since I was born on the “left side of Rhine river” in Palatinate. I lived in Berlin for five years and now I’m living in Brandenburg where you can still sense the differences...
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We both call Berlin home

I’m Aimee Gonzales, and I’m originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. I left my entire life behind me and moved to Halle-Saale in February 2012. Since then, I’ve made a life in Germany, I’ve moved 6 times, got a second degree, worked, got married and started an online business...
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Less discipline and more creativity

The general rule for all aspects of German society – Ordnung muss sein – shouldn’t be taken so seriously. Sometimes less discipline and more creativity ought to be considered. Just picture the life in Germany afterwards.
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What do you mean, not all men sit down to pee?

I am Niklas, a 27 year old German, currently studying and living in Copenhagen. I’ve spent more than 2 years building new ventures and in my spare time I have a fable for surfing, art and chocolate. How and where did you get the idea for your book “German Men...
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The Dscherman

I am from Bavaria, so Germany didn’t seem so far (laughs – ed.). No, it’s just the fact that I am from here, so I know a lot of stuff you practically can’t know as a foreigner. For example: In 1998 1. FC Kaiserslautern won the Bundesliga, after qualifying for...
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Typical German

We asked and keep on asking most of our multicoolties what “typical German” is and we have received tons of great responses ranging from funny to personal and profound. These are our absolute favourites! Do you find yourself nodding 😉 Germans might be a bit uptight, not very spontaneous, more...
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Why Germany?

For the past two years we have been interviewing multicoolties from all of the world that for one reason or another have chosen Germany. Our first questions during interviews are very similar, we must admit 😉 “Why Germany?” or “What brought you to Germany?” Here you go a list of...
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I can call myself a pro

My name is Tihana, I come from Serbia and I’m a linguist, a blogger and a writer. I’m also finishing my grad school in linguistics this summer. My favorite activities include reading, traveling, devouring blogs, chatting with my friends and drinking coffee. I’m a huge fan of coffee! Last but...
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The German Dream

Hello, my name is Natalja, I am from sunny Krasnodar. Have you ever heard of this city? Exactly 😉  Sochi, which became famous for the Olympic Games in 2014, is located in Krasnodar Krai. I came to Germany to get my Master’s Degree in Linguistics at Humboldt University of Berlin. If you...
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Best quotes on German experience

If you missed some of our great stories, enjoy this funny, great, inspiring and beautiful collection of quotes from the intentional community we have interviewed for you. Here we have chosen only some of our favourite lines that you’ll definitely won’t forget!
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January’s Stories

Welcome back to multicoolty, where we continue to catch a glimpse into the lives of international community living in Germany. This first month of 2015, we present you 9 very exciting and completely different personal stories and interviews with: the founder of a Spanish blog about German culture and life Lanzate, a...
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What’s your story?

Germany is one the most diverse countries in Europe! We are interested in stories from people who move to Germany from another country. Every journey is unique. What’s your story? Whether you have moved here long time ago or just a week ago, for work or study, we want to hear what...
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10 most popular articles in 2014

We are very thankful to all the people, who have shared their amazing and often funny experiences in Germany. We have selected the 10 most popular articles on multicoolty in 2014….in case you missed them
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Window to the world

My name is Roberta, I am 36 years old and live in Germany. My roots are in Sicily, but over the years I loved wandering around Italy. I lived several years in Milan and spent three years in Tuscany between the massive fields of sunflowers! I studied exact sciences at school...
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Actually it is even better

What’s the best part of this project Inga? It’s definitely meeting the people and hearing their stories. We have noticed pretty quickly that stories never get boring! Some people are surprised at the questions when we approach them, but then they open up. There are amazing… amazing things coming out...
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I enjoy it here

I originally come from Tunisia, but I have been living in Germany since many years already. I enjoy it here!
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A travelling chess player

I originally come from Kazakhstan, but have been living here since more than ten years. I travel all over Germany with my chess. Several local newspapers wrote articles about me, they all call me “a travelling chess player”. Have a look!
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