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Health Insurance Packages For Germany, Europe And Worldwide

Monday, July 25th, 2011

You now can book travel health insurance here at!

It was when my today’s wife visited me in Germany for the first time. I researched extensively for the best travel health insurance available and this for a good price.

Long story short, I decided for one of the largest travel health insurance companies, Care Concept, and am happily using them ever since.

Now, I know that many of you are in a similar situation, searching for a travel health insurance company that takes good care of you if need be. So I talked with the folks at Care Concept to offer health insurance packages for my visitors that fit a number of different needs.

So now you can book the following International health insurance packages here at…

  • Au Pair Health Insurance — For au pairs and demi pairs who will spend time in Germany and Austria.
  • Student Health Insurance — As the name implies, this health insurance is for those who study in Germany and/or Austria. For example, ERASMUS, SOKRATES, DAAD, Working Holiday, Work & Travel and Work & Study programs, as well as other further education and study trips abroad.
  • Health Insurance Europe — This one is for those who don’t need or already have a Visa for the European Union (EU). The Health Insurance Europe package, a.k.a. Care Economy, you’re covered in the entire European Union (EU) and the Schengen States (ex., Switzerland).
  • Visa Health Insurance Europe — Similarly to the one just above, the Visa Health Insurance Europe package (a.k.a. Visa Protect) is for those who are applying for a Visa (or just received a Visa). Usually, you’ll need to show proof to the Federal Police at the airport that you’ve got a health insurance for your stay. This is the one that you’ll need then.
  • Expat Health Insurance — And for “the rest of us,” those who love to travel worldwide and are always “on the run” to the next big temporary stop, the Expat Health Insurance got you covered wherever you are.

My hope is that the above International health insurance packages help free up your mind to concentrate on the bright sides of your travels.


P.S. We might receive a commission for each health insurance contract made thru the above pages. All commissions are being 100% reinvested to the development and maintenance of the Web site and, in turn, get more valuable FREE Germany related information to our beloved visitors.

Thank you very much for your support. Is NOT A One-Man Show

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

I know that many visitors thought that this Web site is driven by only one person, me. Well, I’m not blaming you for it… It says “I” and “Marcus” all over the place.

However, there is, in fact, a small group of smart people behind, eagerly working with me to provide you with a one-of-a-kind guide about Germany.

Curious? I’ll bet you are! :-)

Visit the revamped About page to get to know each one of us a bit better…


Best Of The New Year 2010 To You!

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Greetings on this first day of 2010! I hope that your New Year’s Eve celebrations went well — I trust that you are not reading this first thing in the morning! ;-)

Like most of the other peoples of the world, this morning finds Germans waking up a bit worn out from the night before. Even if you only stayed home and watched Dinner For One, our traditional New Year’s Eve programming here in Germany, it is easy to be tired by setting the work of the old year aside.

For those of us who went out for a St. Silvester’s party or attended a fireworks show, well, thank goodness for coffee! ;-)

Of course, New Year’s Day is not all about recovering from New Year’s Eve. This is also the traditional day in Germany to say Thank You to the people who have served you throughout the past year. Small gifts for business partners, the newspaper delivery boy, your grocer, or the doorman at your building are customarily given on this day.

Many people also set their Neujahrsvorsätze, or New Year’s Resolutions. These are popular in Germany although not quite as institutionalized as a practice like they are in the U.S. or Great Britain.

Still, setting goals or making wishes for the year ahead is much talked about here, even if we know that the majority has no intention of following through on resolutions to eat right, lose weight, or give up one’s favorite time wasting hobbies ;-)

As for me, my Neujahrsvorsätze for is to keep developing this site into an entertaining and informative portal for all things related to Germany.

In the year ahead, you will see more webcams, maps, and finally the photo galleries to give you an even closer look at what’s going on “now and then” in Germany. Also look forward for more developments of the Community area (whose gates will hopefully opened in 2010).

Until then, however, enjoy this day and the things here now. Make some Neujahrsvorsätze of your own regarding Germany, research them on, and, of course, let me know what you miss.

I look forward to hearing from you as you achieve your resolutions.

All the best for you and yours,

Search For Hotels In Germany Is Active!

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

It took a bit of time to get it working properly and smoothly and to be “ready for future developments,” but now it starts to roll… The hotel search on is going to be implemented throughout the site within the next weeks and months.

The first thing you will notice are the “Hotels” links on the respective city or town pages (currently under the “Top Areas Of Interest” header). Clicking on such a link will forward you to a page that lists the hotels available in that particular German city. And on that page you can refine your search to receive more appropriate results.

Right now, this “Hotels” link appears only on a fraction of the city pages. Soon, though, it’ll be available on all city pages.

The second thing you’ll capture are the special prices. ;-)

And the next step on the list is to…

No, let me announce it when it’s done. ;-)


P.S. Special thanks to Robert who deliberately and meticulously made this work and this so remarkably well!

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