Yes, VPNs are legal on a national and provincial level. With that said, if you do something illegal while connected on the VPN is well, still illegal.
I moved to Germany on a whim for an internship at a mobile application marketing company. I have always loved meeting new people and as a personal goal I will make an effort to meet someone new every couple of days. I want to be able to fondly look back at this experience in the future with something warm in my mug.