I live in Germany and use the Nook over here. I love it! In my eyes it is the best reader on the market at the moment. It has some bugs, but which reader has not? I don't think these bugs are that big and I think B&N will take care of them.
I had to split review in 2 parts, since it was to long.
Nook eReader Review from outside the US Part 1
Nook eReader Review outside the US Part 2