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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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Essen bloggers

Emma's Expat Adventures

3 years ago

An English mummy's musings on life in Germany

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Have Lipstick and Laptop Will Travel

4 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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Gail at Large

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Gail at Large

My name is Gail, I was born in the Philippines but immigrated to Canada as a young child with my family. I currently live in Porto, Portugal’s second-largest metropolitan area, located in the north on the Atlantic coast. Spain is an hour to the north and about two hours to the east.

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

Clubs

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

Doctors

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