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^^ Incure? What's that? yourkeau, you might have discovered a new hidden talent there. Perhaps you're turning into a neologist. OTOH, I read recently that psychologists (or was it…
12 posts, 28 April
Hi, super late to the party but in case anyone is still looking for a hypnotherapist, I can highly recommend Tobi at Full Circle Coaching: www.fullcircle.online I've had a few sessions with him…
40 posts, 28 April
Hi guys, My girlfriend and I have just moved to Berlin from London this week, living in Prenzlauer Berg. We might pop down for a few drinks tonight if that's cool. Cheers, Stu & Evelyn
6 posts, 28 April
I just wanted to update this post, in case anyone is till searching for a Naturopath in Berlin. In Germany, they have Heilpraktiker(in)s, which are essentially alternative care providers, and there…
52 posts, 27 April
Yep, remember this myself. Searching for anything that happened before The Change is like looking for a dead mouse in a slurry pit, though, so I have no confidence that either of us is actually going…
46 posts, 27 April
Many thanks for your answers. I'll go and read some more. Don't want to hijack Colombo1989's thread, so I'll keep my replies here short for now. I might be able to explain some more in other…
1 posts, 26 April
The Berlin Music Video Awards are almost here! Happening in Nuke Club from the 17.05.2017 to the 20.05.2017, it will present a variety of amazing videos, dj sets and performances! It's a great event…
1 posts, 26 April
The Berlin Music Video Awards are almost here! Happening in Nuke Club from the 17.05.2017 to the 20.05.2017, it will present a variety of amazing videos, dj sets and performances! It's a great event…
240 posts, 26 April
Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, 16th May, at 7:30pm, to discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. As usual, we will meet at Oranium (Oranienburger Str. 34). I hope to see you there.
7 posts, 26 April
OK, sounds good. I actually leave town tomorrow for several days but will ping you when I'm back in town, maybe we can meet for a beer. What kind of bike do you have? As mentioned, I definitely…
2 posts, 26 April
Pop open the champagne! After 15 fantastic shows with thousands of laughs it’s time to celebrate: Three years of Strictly Stand Up! Sixty of the world’s top club comedians have graced our stage. What…
4 posts, 26 April
The birth was painless. This child has potential. It was a decent evening. A number of people turn up and stayed long after I had finished. This impressed the barmaid as she had been expecting a…
2 posts, 26 April
Why do you want to study there? What are your plans? If you just need a degree and want to work outside of Germany, it could be an easy way to obtain a degree (although outside of Germany, formal…
1 posts, 25 April
Hi, I'm new to this forum so apologies in advance if this topic is already being discussed elsewhere! I'm going to be in Berlin for a few weeks in June and like the look of entering…
2 posts, 25 April
Elster works fine on a Mac, it just doesn't work with Safari, because after all why would the Finanzamt ensure that their software works on the most popular Mac browser, that would be far too…
9 posts, 25 April
Who's coming this time? This Sunday the 30th I'm hosting again. This time from 5pm! Bring anything you've got, even if you don't have anything, come along and taste and learn! If you've…
1 posts, 24 April
Hi All After a year and a half, I have decided to start looking to move out from my tiny studio to a one or two bed. That's the hope at least. However, I have heard many of the same horror…
1 posts, 24 April
Hello I am a young mother of a wonderful two year old girl who would love to make some friends. She speaks mostly English with the occasional German word or sentence. We live in Teltow just outside…
17 posts, 24 April
Hey friendly folks! We are searching for a bilingual kita in the north kreuzberg area for our 15 month old. We would like him to start in August. We already have the kita gutschein. Any…
30 posts, 23 April
Can anyone confirm what duration of lease is allowed and not considered "vacation rental"? I thought it was 2 months but I would like to be sure. As well it'd be interesting to know if taxes on this…
1 posts, 23 April
Storytellers Teaclub Berlin continues with the April edition on the topic: That unexpected conversation. What is Storytellers Teaclub Berlin? It's a very loose get together by people for people who…
1,777 posts, 22 April
Obvious suggestion - get several quotes at both ends and compare. FWIW we had a very good experience with this company a few years ago, they're based in Berlin & Köln.
7 posts, 21 April
I probably will; I'm back in Moscow on a regular basis and generally service and quality is there much better than what I've encountered in Berlin. Thanks everyone for the tips, but I'm looking…
1 posts, 21 April
We invite children, ages 0 to 6 y/o, and their parents or guardians to come sing with us in English and German! These sessions will be run jointly by an English native speaker and a German native…
8 posts, 21 April
Maybe because someone accidentally mixed it up? Until clarification I´d revoke the authorisation to debit your account (provided you gave it in the fiirst place) so that you don´t have to chase your…
15 posts, 20 April
Alex, the cost is 7.50 euros a month, hence incredibly cheap. In fact, it´s the cheapest club in Berlin since it´s not just a sports club but they also do social work and work with children.
1 posts, 20 April
Do you love music? How much do you know music? Here´s a music quiz in Berlin (Hermannplatz area) where you can show what know, have fun, win some free drinks and meet like minded people:…
2 posts, 18 April
You might find people wanting tutoring via Meetup, lots of very different groups, log in and search "Photoshop" "Graphic Design" etc in your location https://www.meetup.com/
5 posts, 18 April
Hi everyone, thanks for the various posts and advice. We're in Heiligensee, near to Tegel forest and lake, not near to where most of you guys seem to be, but I'm confident we'll meet up sometime,…
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