With The Sims 2: Apartment Life you'll give your sims the opportunity to leave their peaceful towns and move to an apartment in a large city.
The Sims 2: Apartment Life adds a new neighborhood to the game, Belladonna Cove, with many apartments and other buildings such as grocery stores, coffee shops and even a trailer park. Also, as with other expansion sets, The Sims 2: Apartment Life also adds a bunch of new objects, building elements and furniture.
When you decide to move your sims to the city, they'll have to find an appropriate apartment and pay a weekly rent for it. Then it's time to start interacting with your neighbors. The Sims 2: Apartment Life adds more ways of social interaction to the sims menus, as well as new NPCs like roomates, butlers and landlords - which, in fact, come in really handy to fix house problems.
Finally, another new element added to The Sims 2: Apartment Life is magic. Your sims will be able to become witches or warlocks, with the possibility to choose their nature (from Infallibly Good to Atrociously Evil). These magic powers, though a bit out of context in my opinion, give you the ability to cast spells to obtain diverse enhancements.
Tired of your quiet Sim neighborhood? Move to the big city and get ready for some action.