Other sites:  Austria · Denmark · France · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland · thelocal.de · englishforum.ch
Welcome to Toytown Germany, an English-language community website for Germany. Over 5,000 English-speakers are currently active members. Read the introduction, view the members map, or jump right into the discussion forum.
5 posts, 21:56 yesterday
Ah so, then I have no expertise. Are you sure you will need a car in Germany (sorry for asking such a stupid question). One of the options is to stick to public transportation and use car sharing…
5 posts, 16:07 yesterday
Does it have to be a psychologist or could it be a psychotherapist? For psychotherapy (for anxiety) we were recommended to hap: cdn-hochschule-hei... been there long but seems ok so far. All the…
2 posts, 11:08 yesterday
Hello! I'm due end of January 2017 and also looking for a great Hebamme who speaks english in Köln / Ehrenfeld area. I can communicate in German but I have a feeling with my pregnancy brain…
3 posts, 22 August
Since it says "August 12, 2016 , 8:40 am Payment of charges - Item being held" it sounds like it is being held at Customs because you owe import duty on it. Customs is the "Zollamt" You will probably…
1 posts, 21 August
Hello there, I just wanted to know if anyone rent a flat with homecompany in bremen. I will will probably sign a contract tomorrow but there are many question-marks in my head after seen lots of…
1 posts, 21 August
Hi My name is Matt and I'm over in Cologne from the UK at the moment with my job. While I'm here I would like to find some people to climb with at the indoor climbing walls (of which there seem…
20 posts, 20 August
... Now I'm getting the grippe again, my throughly hurts badly, and started coughing... joining you both Thefräulein and Jay...cough, cough, sneez ...🤒 Get well and see you in September !!
3 posts, 19 August
Hi, I'd say also try posting in the Regensburg English Stammtisch page. There are a few people that are involved in musical things, although it's more Irish/Bluegrass. facebook.com/groups/1142...
17 posts, 17 August
Not really, I would just go through Sparkasse if it was me personally. A lot of people use Engel & Volkers. Distance from Freiburg shouldn't really be compared - it would be more like "travel…
1 posts, 16 August
There will be new security checks at the Dresden Stadtfest this year. dnn.de/dresden/lokales/k... I will go on Saturday, to all those who are going enjoy the festival and stay safe.
1 posts, 16 August
Hi, I'm looking for an apartment in Köln starting from October, preferably in Ehrenfeld, Longerich or Ossendorf. I really only need a place to stay from Monday to Friday for work, as I will be…
5 posts, 16 August
Thanks so much for the information 2B! I'll definitely use it if things don't work out. I have an update to this that I hope will end in an amicable resolution. I'll post my solution once I'm sure it…
3 posts, 16 August
hello all, I am from Lithuania and at the moment living in Dortmund. I would like to meet English or German speaking people to hang out, do sports or any other activities. Shortly, i am looking…
4 posts, 16 August
I just realised I posted the answer to the wring question here... Halle has several university and other research institutes where the working language is English. There's a sizable…
2 posts, 16 August
Hi Liz, just seen your post - hows it going in Paderborn? Where abouts do you live? I would be up for a drink some time - I am from England and am about to open a shop here in October :-0! My german…
1 posts, 15 August
Hi there, we might move to Halle (to the above mentioned quarter "Südliche Innenstadt". Does anybody live there or could let me know about that part of the town? Is it good to live there? We're a…
15 posts, 14 August
In Bochum, there are two English-speakers meet-ups, one in the centre of Bochum at Game, which is a bar/restaurant next to the city hall on Monday nights at 8pm. On the 22nd of August, we will be…
7 posts, 12 August
Hey Vladi, I would be very interesting in the language exchange experience or just an hanging out. I am not native English speaker but have masters completed in London Looking forward for…
4 posts, 12 August
I know, that's the reason you asked here. But personal situations can be different, so answers can be different, hence I asked for your situation. Since you never worked you have neither a…
4 posts, 11 August
A friend of a friend, on his way back to UK, has broken down in Nuremberg and my friend, who is trying to help, asked if I knew any mechanics in the area. I've never even been to Nuremberg. Does…
2 posts, 10 August
Welcome! I'm a new American in Bonn, too (6 months in). The only ones I know of through the Bonn Baby and Toddler group. Anna, the woman that organizes them is great! Unfortunately since I work full…
32 posts, 9 August
Please can I ask for some advice. In the next 2 weeks, we plan to take the train to Eibsee and then the Seilbahn up to the Zugspitze. We certainly won't be doing any climbing though I'm clueless…
5 posts, 8 August
Hi guys, Im getting onboard late here, but im moving to Mannheim in 4 weeks (start of sept) and know just a few people there. Keen to meet some more! For a beer, coffee, trivia maybe? Or someone to…
1 posts, 8 August
If you love garden parties, cream teas, English books, home produce, crafts, games, live music and barbecues, don't miss this summer fete in Cologne on 27 August. It's on at All Saints Church,…
4 posts, 8 August
Thank you Feierabend, my husband looked into the process and it is indeed central. We went to the Rathaus today and were basically told "you can forget about it". Even the waiting lists are full.
4 posts, 6 August
We should make a Heilbronn Sticky or something here, every 'X' months someone wants to meet people, the answer is the same Atleast she found the group. Is it that we aren't visible enough on FB or…
Read more: Latest forum posts »
The Local Germany
Düsseldorf swoons as Prince William comes for royal visit

Düsseldorf swoons as Prince William comes for royal visit

Prince William paid a visit to the Rhineland city of Düsseldorf on Wednesday to celebrate the state of North Rhine-Westphalia's 70th birthday. Here's a look at his royal stay.

Nine injured after freight train crashes into bus in Osnabrück

Nine injured after freight train crashes into bus in Osnabrück

A freight train crashed into a bus in Osnabrück on Wednesday morning, leaving several people badly injured, local media report.

Frankfurt attempts to charm banks away from London

Frankfurt attempts to charm banks away from London

The marketing team of Frankfurt never expected its English-language dummy website to attract new businesses would actually go live after Britain's European Union referendum.

How did this bike end up on top of Berlin’s Molecule Man?

How did this bike end up on top of Berlin’s Molecule Man?

Berliners are still scratching their heads over how a bicycle ended up dangling from the capital’s iconic statue.

Travellers stuck after dozy train driver forgets Freiburg

Travellers stuck after dozy train driver forgets Freiburg

Germany's stereotypically reliable rail system left travelers scratching their heads when they saw their train coming, and then leaving in the same instant.

Berlin airport employee admits taking €150,000 bribe

Berlin airport employee admits taking €150,000 bribe

A former department head at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) admitted in court on Tuesday to being handed a huge amounts of cash in a carpark by an employee of the firm Imtech, which had been contracted to work on the long-delayed airport project.