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There is no need for that as the certificate comes in German and it also holds the Apostille of the Danish Foreign Ministry. As explained to me by the Danish municipality if the German government…
168 posts, 30 June
Hello, Can you please have it close to around the Zoo. That is also "old" West Berlin. or maybe, some nice lace in Kreuzberg, I would love, I mean love, trashing Germans. I guarantee you laughs,…
6 posts, 30 June
to your question. its neither nor. the world is not just A or B. there are people who want to meet other people with children and talk in english even though they are not native english speakers.
114 posts, 29 June
Hi all :-) I am not particularly new to Berlin. In fact, I am based in Frankfurt. But I have been an avid adventuress throughout both Europe and Germany whenever I have been able to for the last 3…
34 posts, 29 June
There is a nice table here in Kreuzberg where it's possible to play after dark because it's well lit, despite being outside. If anyone's up for it, I'm just a bit better than a beginner. Never…
49 posts, 28 June
Topics merged by admin Hi, I'm looking for a great (but affordable!) English speaking hairdresser. I have dyed orange hair and it desperately (and I mean DESPERATELY) needs some freshening up…
7 posts, 28 June
Hi there! We are a couple that were interested in your ad here, we live in the area. Wanna meet up someday to get to know eachother and exchange some experinces? Let us know.. We are from Scandinavia…
1 posts, 28 June
Please join us for a special exhibition of botanical illustrations created during the Botanical Drawing Workshop. The drawings and paintings on display were created through a process of close…
13 posts, 27 June
I completely understand. I have been in the same boat for years. My issue was that my job was only english speaking and with kids, I just wasn't getting the german exposure that i would have had with…
12 posts, 26 June
it's true that if you're here with a tourist visa and you have an appointment for the auslaenderbehoerde, you... technically in the clear until then. i came on a tourist visa and had an appointment…
38 posts, 26 June
That's rubbish; of course they can. The are called "zeit­lich be­fris­te­ter Ar­beits­ver­trag" and according to you the company even offered one to you. But you can't take it because you have the…
1 posts, 26 June
Hello, I am looking for a summer camp for my 5 year old daughter who is in Berlin until July 31. She speaks English but the camp could be in other language beginners level. Please send us any info,…
160 posts, 23 June
Looking for clarity is "word games", aha. Believe it or not. business-on.de/stu... There's no logic in there. Albeit franklan hopes so: Yeah, "Grundnahrungsmittel" like truffles for…
1,033 posts, 23 June
Some interesting insights in this thread. I fall into the 'useless in Berlin' skills category so I think my options are probably limited to a low paying hospitality job. Luckily it seems to be trendy…
10 posts, 22 June
To make things clear: What he is poining to is an RCD (formally FI) wikipedia: " A residual-current device (RCD), or residual-current circuit breaker (RCCB), is a device to quickly disconnect current…
10 posts, 22 June
Quiz Night at Curious Fox - Tuesday, June 21st, 20:00 Flughafenstr. 22, 12053 Neukölln U7 Rathaus Neukölln / U8 Boddinstrasse 8 rounds of trivia questions including Arts & Literature,…
7 posts, 22 June
On my travels last week I noticed a fahrschule advertising lessons also in English. fahrschuke Kladow It's of no suprise really given that this area of Berlin was the old British sector with…
3 posts, 22 June
If you specify what goods or series, you may find many responses on this forum, even though it will be in English. Many expats have lived here for years, so know how to find these things. And many…
1 posts, 22 June
✯ sparklers ✯ family ✯ friends ✯ beer ✯ food ✯ games ✯ Join Democrats Abroad in Berlin for this most American of celebrations on July 3, 2016 from 12-5pm at Tempelhofer Feld. Bring your own water,…
18 posts, 22 June
That's why I do, even if I can speak German it works better keeping a picture of myself with a haircut I really liked and telling them to try to do something similar. And about prices, my local…
34 posts, 21 June
ACHTUNG a bit of an update. Last I tried, there are no more appointments at the Bürgerämter in Berlin, the system appears to be on hold since the tabloids reported third parties SELLING…
11 posts, 21 June
Burger update! Tried The Bird Express at Hackeschermarkt today after the football. The burger was super tasty but too greasy and didn't leave me feeling great. In London terms I'd say its like an…
3 posts, 21 June
Thanks Smaug. No, none of that was mentioned by the notary and I've just gone through the paperwork and can't find anything mentioning it. I can contact the notary to see what they say. We had a…
224 posts, 20 June
The next meeting of the book group will be on Wednesday, 13th July, at 7:30pm. We will discuss "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel. Depending on the weather, we will meet either at Oranium…
1 posts, 19 June
I need to apply for a WBS. I am living north of Berlin, near Templin, and my Anmeldung was here. Someone told me that the Wohnberechtigungsschein I can apply for here is only valid in this region,…
35 posts, 19 June
Do you think that vending homemade food at Mauer Park and around other town spots/parks (walking with the samples, without a stand) is still following same guidelines as exposed by AimeeColleen?…
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