Erin Porter

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  • Erin has been writing about Germany for more than 10 years and has covered the country for TripSavvy since 2014. 
  • She is a senior Blogger for the German-Way and the Content Manager and Guide Writer on established expat site, EasyExpat.
  • Erin moved to Berlin in 2007 and still calls the city home today. 


Erin "ebe" Porter has been writing about Germany since she moved to Berlin in 2007. Now the mother of two Berliners, she continues to struggle with the German language and travel to every corner of the the country. 

She represented Americans moving to Berlin with an appearance on the popular U.S. reality TV show, House Hunters International.


Erin is a graduate of Western Washington University with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Sociology.


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