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Living in Essen

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Make your expat project in Essen successful

Located in Western Germany, Essen is a former mining town. Over the years, it has developed into a major retail and business service center along with being a railway junction, providing several professional opportunities to expatriates.

By moving to Essen, whether alone or with your family, you will enjoy a great cultural exposure thanks to several historical sites and green spaces.

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Moving to Essen

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Housing

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The Germany guide

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Essen bloggers

Emma's Expat Adventures

5 years ago

An English mummy's musings on life in Germany

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Have Lipstick and Laptop Will Travel

5 years ago

An American expat & mom of 4 blogs from Germany about personal experiences and thoughts on life; shares music, books, recipes, inspiration.

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April's expat blog: Adventures With Pete

Blog of the month

April's expat blog: Adventures With Pete

We are happy to announce our April’s Blog of The Month, Adventures With Pete by Eve Brickner, a twenty-something American expat in New Zealand. In 2013, Eve met her fiancé, and ever since they have been together on a journey of adventures. However, the biggest of all is living in New Zealand, and Eve blogs about the ups and ...

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spa-bike GmbH Body Forme
RÜttenscheider Str. 144 45131 Essen, Essen

Beauty institutes

Conversation Club - English community - regulars' table
treffpunkt Altendorf Kopernikusstr. 8 45143 , Essen

Clubs

Praxis Dr Shammas Y
Alfredstr. 237 45133 Essen (c'est le cabinet du Dr Shammas mais c'est Dr Jabbour qui parle français), Essen

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