Is Munich or Berlin more expensive?
Munich has a much higher cost of living than Berlin.
Despite its provincial feel and distance from the northern powerhouses, it has remained a city with a strong economy where rents and living costs are relatively high.
Does it rain a lot in Berlin?
The number of days each month with rain, snow and hail in Berlin, Germany. On average, December is the most rainy with 12 days of rain/snow. On average, August is the driest month with 7 rainy days. The average annual amount of rainy days is: 103.
Why is Berlin so cheap?
East-Berlin was part of a socialist country, so had no free market and sort of nominal rents in the first place. After reunification in 1990 this brought lots of ultra-cheap housing into the unified Berlin market keeping pressure on the price, as well as the fact that now "moving to the country" became an option.
There is a high concentration of rich people in Königstein in the Taunus hills. But you can find rich people in other cities as well, like Eschborn near Frankfurt, Munic, Friedrichshafen at the Bodensee lake.
Yes, Germans do speak English! However, most expats experience a high language barrier that is created around them as a result of limited German language skills. For expats, Germany acts as a platform to boost their careers.
Munich is a fun-loving city, known for its seasonal festivals and rich cultural calendar, so along with visiting the beautiful churches and outstanding museums and palaces, you should spend some time enjoying life with the locals at a festival, a colorful market, or over a slice of one of Munich's famous cakes in a
Berlin – English very widely spoken in Berlin. You should be fine in almost all hotels, shops and restaurants. Elsewhere most people will either speak at least basic English or be able to get someone who does. You don't need German when visiting Berlin.