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2 posts, 13:52 yesterday
I can't be of much help, because I don't know of any gyms with Muy Thai or jujitsu training, but I would recommend checking out FitX as a basic gym. FitX has multiple sites in Berlin, is open 24/7,…
132 posts, 13:22 yesterday
I am really baffled by his threads...they are years and years old and seem to simply be a personal link bunker for the op - and half those links are connected back to the thread itself? I think…
307 posts, 03:51 yesterday
Glad to hear the application process isn't TOO hard. We'll see! We will be there 3 years for sure, possibly 5, and after that, who knows?!! So nice that we are connected now outside of this page --…
1 posts, 23 March
Does anyone have a BVG atlas from last year, 2016, that they could give or sell to me, or trade for a new 2017 one? Yes its sounds strange but I would like to have one from last year and I can't find…
16 posts, 23 March
I read a couple of days ago that Tebbet was the guy that oversaw the selling off of the GPO and then went on the board of its replacement BT. Another Thatcher legacy - selling everything off to her…
3 posts, 23 March
Looking for a private German tutor to learn some basic daily life German. I would like to find someone who might be able to come to my office, or meet at a mutually convenient spot 1-2 weekday…
4 posts, 22 March
Since you need to pay for health insurance (there is no NHS), you have to register at Agentur für Arbeit anyway. They will cover at least this for you + give some pocket money.
4 posts, 22 March
If you do leave the country you can usually cancel contracts with 3 months notice and a copy of your Anmeldung. I am not a legal expert, so check with this. Gym contracts seem very difficult to…
1 posts, 22 March
What's the policy regarding paid holiday in Berlin? Is it a legal requirement to be paid for it? Here's an excerpt from my contract (original in German and translated to English), which says I get 24…
14 posts, 21 March
There are more around these days, albeit much less grand than Stone. A few newish places I have checked out recently: The Muted Horn, Flughafenstrasse 49, 12053 (Neukölln) @themutedho... - 22…
3 posts, 20 March
Since you have the referral from your family doctor (= Überweisung des Hausarztes), you can use this service to get an appointment with the Facharzt (= specialised doctor) that you need within the…
18 posts, 19 March
I imagine it's this incident. Taxifahrer soll Fahrgast überfallen haben. Of course what actually happened is not at all clear, but one interpretation could be that the "victim" was trying to get away…
25 posts, 19 March
Many people die from Viagra especially if they haven't been cleared by a doctor and continue to follow up with her/him. I guess that would be called taking your d#%k into your own hands.
3 posts, 18 March
Does anyone know how the flea/tick situation is in Berlin? I'm bringing my dog with me, and he's SEVERELY allergic to flea bites. I can buy some stuff here (the usa) and bring with me, but I wondered…
2 posts, 18 March
Let us pay hommage to Marlene Dietrich and celebrated artists and composers of the Golden Age of Cabaret: Kurt Weill, Friedrich Holländer, Claire Waldorf, Erich Kästner... Enjoy an evening dedicated…
8 posts, 18 March
I used a Polish fella who was recommended by a friend and he ended up doing a really good job in a complex situation - I dont have his number anymore, but will see if I can find it somewhere. He was…
22 posts, 17 March
This week we will go to The Castle for Guinness Day. At least Bex and Colin will be there early, Tappy Hour between 18:00 - 19:00. I'll probably be a bit later but I'll put 17:00 down as the…
2 posts, 17 March
After the success of our Valentine's Day Special Show we thought we HAVE to find an excuse to throw another one ASAP! Let's celebrate the first day of SPRING, 20th of march, with flowery songs, naive…
2 posts, 17 March
After the success of our Valentine's Day Special Show we thought we HAVE to find an excuse to throw another one ASAP! Let's celebrate the first day of SPRING, 20th of march, with flowery songs, naive…
1,774 posts, 17 March
Hi, I'm living in Berlin. I'm a US citizen. I moved here in December. I have my Anmeldung. I found a "job," but because I don't have my resident permit yet the employer won't legally hire me. Can I…
11 posts, 17 March
oh do be careful giving that advice. the legal requirements for raising the rent on a sitting tenant are far more complex than that. There are whole threads dedicated to this topic.
10 posts, 16 March
Reviving this topic in 2017... Any recommendations for a saber fencing club in Berlin or near Berlin? My son will be studying in Berlin from September to December this year. He is a collegiate…
1,085 posts, 16 March
Weekly Lunch Meet-up Tuesday March 7th @ 1pm: The Bird Express Kleine Präsidentenstr.... 3 10178 Berlin The Bird Express Please be aware that there are three locations for this restaurant,…
8 posts, 16 March
This week I would like to suggest the Eschenbräu in Wedding. A classic, a cosy, unpretentious pub with a homely neighbourhood feel. Address: Triftstr. 67 Check out their website: eschenbraeu.de...
13 posts, 16 March
Note that in your picture, the holes for the plugs are slanted at 45 deg. (At an angle to the line of sockets) -- which is good ! There are still some on sale in Germany where these are at 90…
11 posts, 15 March
You're going ALONE? To BERLI... I hope you're staying at a hostel, and not a hotel. Your chance of meeting people to do things with there are much, much higher, and in the evenings, some hostel…
1 posts, 15 March
I am looking for some arty types, wanne be thespians or experienced actors who SPEAK NATIVE ENGLISH for a low budget audio recording of a screenplay for an animated feature film. Budget is modest…
1 posts, 14 March
Hello, I was wondering if there are soccer programs or trainings that regularly run in Berlin. We will be visiting Berlin in July and would like our son, a very good U12 player, to play with…
3 posts, 14 March
@Brockman Thanks a lot for your reply, I'll definitely look into a Freier Redner then. We haven't been to the Standesamt yet as we're not getting married until July 2018, but if there's so much…
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