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4 posts, 20:03 yesterday
Sir Percy, definitely not an investment/lottery thing. Intend to settle here. All I wanted to know was there are about a 100 different towns between Mannheim and Darmstadt (which we expect will be…
2 posts, 18:15 yesterday
You can try.. A straight perm or otherwise known as a Japanese straight perm. The place is in Frankfurt. I travel an hour and a half to get it. Totally worth it! ginza-matsunaga.com/inde...
12 posts, 15:40 yesterday
Life is good! But I do miss Stuttgart. Or at least the people. As for poker, I would also say a minimum of 4, but ideally 6 or 7, if you're just going to stick to Hold 'em. If you start playing…
5 posts, 13:58 yesterday
Hello there, My name is Sema. I am living in Krefeld-Oppum with my husband and a year old son. I am also stay at home mum who comes from England. We used to live in Dussledorf (1,5 year). I love…
16 posts, 5 May
Hello all wondering if I could join I am about 20 minute drive from Gottingen, the town is called Northiem. Srau, I play basketball, wouldn't mind playing when my ankle is closer to 100%
8 posts, 5 May
Hello to all, I have been in Bremen for 3 weeks now and am seriously sick of my own company...44 years young and living with my man. My german is pretty bad at the moment so everything is a…
7 posts, 5 May
I don't live in Duesseldorf and have never lived there so I cannot recommend anything from my experience. Google suggested this one: tvgrafenberg.com/node/17... I keep repeating it - in Germany,…
202 posts, 5 May
That might be a bit of a generalisation. There is at least 1 German to whom this doesn´t apply. I´ve just seen him in the mirror. Just regard this as the lease Australians are paying for using…
2 posts, 5 May
Hello, Can anyone recommend a Tax Advisor? I will be doing my taxes for the first time and would like a professional to walk me through the process. Thanks in advance, Monique
2 posts, 5 May
If you like dogs, the animal rescue centre has a project called Silberpfoten. It helps dog owners who are old or ill with the care of their dogs. Volunteers take the dog for a walk and accompany the…
1 posts, 4 May
Hello! I am interested in volunteering in aminal shelters. I speak English and B1 level of German. Once I applied for the one and only animal shelter in Stuttgart and they said it is impossible to…
7 posts, 4 May
RainyDays, I looked at Wiesbaden, but unfortunately it is a Wednesday / Saturday market, while I need a Friday (or Thursday) market. If not for this, Wiesbaden would have been one of my first…
1 posts, 4 May
I was wondering if there are a lot of refugees around Mosel Valley and RP in general ?!? Are they creating problems ? They make you uncomfortable , unsafe ?!?! Thank you !
3 posts, 3 May
I received a question about finding a lawyer in Düsseldorf who speaks English and realized that many of us go through issues fighting for our rights here sometimes and many people need advice on…
1 posts, 3 May
Hello to everyone, I've been in Hagen for about two months now. I was wondering if anyone would be interesting in running together or know of any groups that run there in Hagen.
1 posts, 3 May
Hi guys/gals, we would like to find out, if any fellow American's with Teenager's are still in Heidelberg area??? Do you have any meeting places?? Any regular meet & greet for fellow USA…
4 posts, 3 May
Here is the Leipzig Stadt link to Park and Ride outside the Umweltzone. stadtplan.leipzig.de/web... And this is the Zoo info on Park and Ride (but I have not checked if they are outside the…
1 posts, 3 May
Free : Tantric Meditation - Kundalini Yoga - Tibetan Lamasery Pranayama - White Tantra - Alchemy - Lucid Dreams & Astral Projection - Meaning of Dreams - Yoga Diet Pancatattwa Food Ayurveda -…
4 posts, 3 May
If you put it back in and photograph it, then you can dispute whether a new one is needed or not. Usually there is more than one in a line so you can take a second photograph of an undamaged one and…
10 posts, 2 May
Thank you, all! I'll put it here as an ad on the link Fraufruit provided. There is just one ad; hope mine will be found and sold as soon as possible. Thanks again! Oh, by the way, I'd…
3 posts, 2 May
Dear Uncle Nick, Thank you for your answer. Appreciated. Should you have some recommendations or insights on the actual schools you kindly pointed for me I would greatly appreciate them - heard…
7 posts, 2 May
Maybe this article is helpful: luxus.welt.de/business/b... (hope it works with Google translate for those not proficient in German) Merz Schule keeps places for those who excel in a certain…
1 posts, 1 May
I finally made it to Düsseldorf from my last post on this forum. (Thanks for all the suggestions, it absolutely helped in the preparation). I managed to get my class B car licence in Germany so…
120 posts, 1 May
Hello, I missed the last meeting but I would like to attend the bookclub. I will see if I can read the book before the next meeting. If not, I will make the following one. I don't have Facebook,…
11 posts, 29 April
@RenegadeFurther Nothing especially complicated in that, nothing a Lohnsteuerhilfeverein can't handle. The thing is, if you hire a Steuerberater it will cost you a lot more money than a…
5 posts, 29 April
Lol, yeah just about. No, not for friends, very few to be honest. My grand father was born here in 1930 and his family have always lived in Rosenheim, because of my language barrier, I figured…
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The Local Germany
German spies want right to keep tabs on teens

German spies want right to keep tabs on teens

Spies should have the right to keep communications data relating to minors aged under 16, a senior member of Germany's domestic intelligence service has said.

Algerian man cleared of New Year's sex assault in Cologne

Algerian man cleared of New Year's sex assault in Cologne

A German court on Friday threw out sexual assault charges against an Algerian man stemming from New Year's Eve violence in Cologne after the victim said she could not identify the defendant.

German Mother’s Day: Florists to Nazis and back again

German Mother’s Day: Florists to Nazis and back again

American Mother’s Day: started by a grieving daughter. British Mother’s Day: stemmed from Christian tradition. German Mother’s Day: started by some florists looking to sell more flowers.

Germany 'expects Turkey to stick to EU refugee deal'

Germany 'expects Turkey to stick to EU refugee deal'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel expects Turkey to stick to a deal to limit refugee flows to the EU even after the announced resignation of its prime minister, her spokesman said Friday.

The voices who bring English movies to German ears

The voices who bring English movies to German ears

It's a regular complaint among expats in Germany: just how hard can cinemas make it to find a showing of a Hollywood movie that isn't dubbed by German voice actors?

Brit in critical condition after driving on wrong side of road

Brit in critical condition after driving on wrong side of road

A British man is in life-threatening condition in southwest Germany after he caused an accident by mistakenly driving on the left side of the road.