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136 posts, 16:08 yesterday
Welcome! Use the TT search function to find out about various topics- Health Insurance, Driver's licence, renting, tenant's rights, etc. Also Government websites on "Moving to Germany".
11 posts, 2 February
I have a Dutch friend who did C1 exam at Goethe Institute in Munich two weeks ago. He paid €299 without preparation course. He only did an online test exam for written part. He said it was more…
351 posts, 2 February
I’m not familiar with schools in Berlin. I take it that these are international schools and that you intend both of your children to attend the same school? Are you planning to stay in Germany…
3 posts, 29 January
The landlord is legally required to pay your deposit into a separate account (google "Kautionskonto"). Therefore, you shouldn't have to worry about him keeping it even though you fulfilled your…
3 posts, 20 January
My understanding based on being a tenant in Munich rather than a landlord in Berlin is that gas appliances must checked once a year and smoke alarms must be installed at the entrance hall and in each…
28 posts, 19 January
Untermietung, sub-letting, is a significant thing in Germany for students and the like. Often something called Untermietung is not that, perhaps just a verbal agreement. Does joint and several…
1 posts, 19 January
I haven't posted here in a long time, but anyway: I offer regular classes in Tai Chi Chuan and in Qigong in Neukölln and Alt-Treptow, with both German and English spoken. The classes are relaxed,…
2 posts, 18 January
It's an almost impossible ask for that weekend, especially anything close to Potsdamer Platz... I did however hear of an event taking place in a function room at this location on Oranienburger…
160 posts, 14 January
Same. More than double the current tax. We have appealed based primarily on the fact that our Gemeinde is quite obviously in the wrong Mietniveaustufe (5). In the whole of Brandenburg there are like…
13 posts, 14 January
@ Sanchi - emma_ca hasn´t visited this site since November 2012, so I very much doubt that classes are still running. The web address given in the OP is no longer active, so why not try sending an…
2 posts, 13 January
Hi, yes, few services take dogs. But I know of one international one that does. Generally a very good one, Atob Transfer is called. Fixed price, good drivers, different classes of cars. Even my…
20 posts, 13 January
I will not be continuing with my VPN quest. Too damm complicated. I will remain contented with the BBC World Service. There are some good programms and it is so relaxing to listen to the radio and…
94 posts, 9 January
A group of us finally made it to The Indique a month ago, and I would say that everyone seemed happy enough, although one of us found the "Chicken 65" rather too spicy for his liking. My own Chicken…
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