FigN

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  • Located Nordend, FFM
  • Nationality Also a citizen of the world
  • Hometown Panama, Japan
  • Interests MUSIC !!! I like almost all types of music (even some hip hop...but only a very few)

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  1. FigN added a post in a topic: Looking for Apartment in München-Ost   

    Hi, 
    I will start a new job on the 01.08 in Aschheim (East of Münich) and I am looking for a single room apartment in the East side of the city, or also a WG with nice, clean people. I have been living here in Germany for quite some time already so language is not a problem. My budget is around 700-750 with utilities included.
    Any help is greatly appreciatted
     
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  2. FigN added a post in a topic: Mexican and other Latin American food in Frankfurt   


    The picture from Google Maps for Hamburger Allee 59 was taken in 2008, so it's outdated. However I cannot say whether Tacohaus is actually still there ....
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  3. FigN added a post in a topic: Sufficient salary ranges in and around Frankfurt   

    Ok...to all the prospective new Frankfurters, what you do with your salary is up to each other, so what I think you should know is the following:
    Renting an apartment in Frankfurt City is expensive, the average cost was around 10 Euros per square meters a couple of years ago with tendency to get higher recently.
    I also have a family of 4 a lived in Nordend for 6 years and I was lucky to get an 88 sq.m apartment for 1100 Euros (with Neben kosten included).
    Right now the rents are higher and if you want to have a relative spacious apartment and parks nearby you have to get out of Frankfurt City (but I would not recommend Offenbach).
    I live now even further North (20KM) and I have a 120 sq. meter Apartment for the same amount of money.
    So a Salary of 60K after taxes should be quite OK I would say!
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  4. FigN added a post in a topic: Bank options in Frankfurt area   

    Well. if you are willing to pay a monthly fee to Deutsche Bank to let them have YOUR money and charge you for other extra items, then it's Ok to go with them. On the other hand if you want to save the 5 Euros monthly fee you can try the former Citibank, now called Targobank who does not have such monthly fee and they also have their online banking in English. If you have a VISA card with them you can withdraw cash at any ATM in Germany with the VISA logo without any extra charge. So as you may suspect, I have an account with them since 2006 when I got tired of being charged by Deutsche Bank for nothing.
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  5. FigN added a post in a topic: What to do on weekday mornings in Munich   

    Awesome, I am following @justruss recommendations and walking along the Isar!

    Many Thanks to all

    Cheers

    Wish me luck and I may become one more of the ex-pats TT ers in München!!
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  6. FigN added a post in a topic: What to do on weekday mornings in Munich   

    Hi all, many thanks for your replies.
    Yikes, seems that I am using a different weather forecast site as you guys. Up to wetter.de

    Again many thanks and any other idea is very much welcome.!!

    I knew I could count of my fellow TT'ers this time :lol:
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  7. FigN added a post in a topic: What to do on weekday mornings in Munich   

    Thanks a lot for your reply! unfortunately the weather forecast doesn't seem that good for a walk through the city .
    Nevertheless I will consider the Museum.
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  8. FigN added a post in a topic: What to do on weekday mornings in Munich   

    Hi TT'ers

    I have to go to Munich for an interview an I have tomorrow morning completely free.
    Is there anything interesting to spend the time until midday? I had planed to go to the Munich Stadtbibliothek but they're closed on Wednesdays :-(
    I will have the interview at a company close to Ostbanhof.
    Any tips as to what to do and where to eat is greatly appreciatted.

    Many Thanks :D
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  9. FigN added a post in a topic: PM Course recommendations?   

    Many thanks to al for your replies.
    Actually flying to India doesn't seem a bad idea after all....
    I will check out your information and later post how it went.
    Cheers

    Fign :D
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  10. FigN added a post in a topic: PM Course recommendations?   

    Hi TTers,
    googling around I found out there is a good offer and choices for PM courses here in Frankfurt. However I would like to hear if possible any first hand accounts or experiences with any of the providers of these courses.
    Does anybody here has taken the CAPM or PMP courses and if yes, with which provider?

    Thanks in advance
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  11. FigN added a post in a topic: Rewe in Rhein-Main   

    @Jeanie, well the OP said in Rhein-Main, therefore I mentioned the takeover of the Tengelmann stores in Frankfurt . But you are completely right in that Rewe did not take over the Tengelmann group.
    Cheers!
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  12. FigN added a post in a topic: Accused of torrenting copyrighted material   

    Angel 1
    take a look at the following lawyer specialised in Internet cases. He handled both of my cases and he charges 250 Euros per case (so not per letter as others lawyers do) and will take care of it for the period of the suit.

    Thomas Feil
    Rechtsanwalt

    Tel 0511/473906-01
    Fax 0511/473906-09

    e-Mail kanzlei@recht-freundlich.de
    www.recht-freundlich.de
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  13. FigN added a post in a topic: Rewe in Rhein-Main   

    Everybody seem to have forgotten about TOOM (also part of the REWE group), it is almost the same as Rewe in variety and prices. Here were I live there is a huge one for UK standards. Quite nice, recently renovated and lots of parking.
    There were sometimes in Frankfurt where you could find also Tengelmann, but this chain was also acquired by the Rewe group. In terms of variety the ALDIs are not strong but the quality is quite OK and for the price you can not complain. Rewe also holds the Nahkauf chain so it is in reality a Huge monopoly at least here in Hessen, with competition only from Real and Edeka.
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  14. FigN added a post in a topic: Unitymedia Television Box Message   

    well, this may sound like Captain Obvious but Reboot can be achieved via a reset button somewhere in the box or by simply disconnecting the bloody thing for a while and reconnecting it again to the power source. I guess that is the first thing Support will tell you. Any bets on that?
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  15. FigN added a post in a topic: English-speaking marriage counselors in Frankfurt   

    I went through this with my wife and we were lucky to find a Verband that is called iaf Verband binationaler Familien und Partnerschaften (Bi-national families and partnerships) where they were able to help us. That was already 3 years ago and we are still benefiting from all those talks.More info at:

    www.verband-binationaler.de

    Ludolfusstr. 2-4, D-60487 Frankfurt am Main

    Tel: 069 / 71 37 56-0

    Fax: 069 / 70 75 092

    Email:info[at]association-binationaler.de

    Their counselors are fluent in English (Frau Sitorus) and they are certified psychologists and counselors. I cannot recommend them more.

    Hope that this helps those looking for counselors in Frankfurt.

    Regards

    Fign
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