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Living in Essen

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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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The Germany guide

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Germany has an extensive public transport network which will allow you to travel comfortably from one city to another, or to neighbouring countries.

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Essen bloggers

Emma's Expat Adventures

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An English mummy's musings on life in Germany

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Have Lipstick and Laptop Will Travel

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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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As you're sitting in an office on a rainy day, your thoughts may drift to relaxing on a beach with a cocktail in hand, but not just for a holiday – what if that was your life? Though many of us have dreams about packing up and moving to a paradise island, here are some of our bloggers who have made the dream a reality.

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

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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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