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I appreciate the quick responses, but they seem to have gotten sidetracked at the outset. The upshot of my research into the matter of health insurance indicates that one cannot even get a quote--let…
8 posts, 13 November
What is your main occupation then now? Are you employed? Or a stay at home mum? Student? Ok, that is for 'Eintragung in die Handwerksrolle' ... for entering the trades register. That's…
35 posts, 13 November
Actually if there is pressure between neighbouring teeth then the teeth will realign until the pressure is gone. That's what happened to me (and as I said, it took longer than 2 months). That's how…
7 posts, 12 November
unterwegs-mit-kind.net/u... babyplaces.de/blog/essen... "Für eine kleine Pause zwischen den Ausstellungen steht den Eltern und Kindern das Restaurant im Senckenberg-Museum zur Verfügung."…
2 posts, 12 November
Dear All, Could you please recommend me some local producers of high quality and organic seasonal food (meat, vegetables, fruits, eggs, cheese, etc), close to Frankfurt am Main? Possibly with a…
3 posts, 9 November
Although this is not a private travel community, sometimes I have tried checkmybus.co.uk/#depart... Its very good All you do is put in start position, Destination date, preferred language…
6 posts, 7 November
If you're actually in Frankfurt it will be harder than if you're in the area near the school, but the fact you intend to return to the UK may work in your favour... "Should the number of…
13 posts, 6 November
My husband and I moved here at the end of August. He’s German but doesn’t have a Schufa record as he’s lived out of the country for many years. Wasn’t a problem for us to rent a place off…
1 posts, 6 November
Hi all, Starting a new threat as all the other ones i found were old and not up to date. Hoping to get some replies on this one. My husband (American) and I (German) moved from the US to…
15 posts, 5 November
To answer 1, yes. Many families have one parent working full time and the other part time and share bringing and picking up duties. If your kid is at a Ganztagsschule or goes to Hort, then your kids…
5 posts, 5 November
I can recommend Darmstadt Griesheim. The prices are good compared to other parts of Darmstadt and there is a tram that links you directly to the main town. It also passes the Darmstadt main train…
3 posts, 5 November
Hello everyone. My laptop crashed and burned and now it's giving me the much dreaded (no os) message. Not letting me access the Vaio assist care thing either. Last option is to boot from a CD/USB…
1 posts, 2 November
PARENTAND BABY GROUP THURSDAYS 14:30 -16:00 (First session Thursday 30th November)    Come along and enjoy a coffee and a chat with other parents with babies, make friends and share your…
7 posts, 2 November
PARENTAND BABY GROUP THURSDAYS 14:30 -16:00 (First session Thursday 30th November)    Come along and enjoy a coffee and a chat with other parents with babies, make friends and share your…
33 posts, 30 October
The Hilton restaurant and "The Palace of India" were able to cater for her. Hilton would even hard-boil eggs for her in the morning that she would then be able to later have for lunch. We also…
4 posts, 30 October
Best I have ever been to by far was Two Rivers Acupuncture (Werner) in downtown Frankfurt. Used him for fertility/pregnancy, general energy management and sports injury recovery. Loved it and was…
9 posts, 29 October
Thank you guys... When I got the mail request, I asked a few Questions and got absolute perfect and presice answers with a couple or so pictures photoshoped with what FFAR wanted... I got my…
3 posts, 27 October
Hi all, Soon I am going to live in Frankfurt and I am searching for shared apartment. The fist days I arrive I will stay at AirBNB and diring that time I will b looking for WG. Consider your…
1 posts, 27 October
Hi all, Soon I am going to live in Frankfurt and I am searching for shared apartment. The first days I arrive I will stay at AirBNB and diring that time I will b looking for WG. Consider your…
30 posts, 26 October
I don't know where you will work in Frankfurt, but if you really want to safe money and live in a nice area, I would suggest Bad Nauheim. The S-Bahn goes back and fourth there and it's about 30 min.
1 posts, 25 October
Are you looking for some English comedy in Frankfurt, Germany? Sup Comedy Presents: An English Standup Comedy Feature, headlining Lynn Ruth Miller - Oldest Performing Female Stand-Up Comedian…
1 posts, 25 October
Are you looking for some English comedy in Frankfurt, Germany? Sup Comedy Presents: An English Standup Comedy Feature, headlining Lynn Ruth Miller - Oldest Performing Female Stand-Up Comedian…
28 posts, 25 October
you're absolutely right, especially since my car is the restaurant!! I didn't make the festivals this year, so hopefully i get in for next year and that revenue goes up, then i'll be fine... until…
1 posts, 25 October
Hi All, my family have just moved to Steinfurth from Australia. We have 2 young boys aged nearly 3 and 14 months and would love to see if there is anyone in the area that would like to catch up?…
2 posts, 24 October
I don't believe that there is a peak for SW jobs in Frankfurt per se, just the normal peaks for jobs which occur. I would say that during the summer holidays there won't be some many…
2 posts, 20 October
Hello all, We are at the point of shipping most of our stuff ( no furnitures) to Germany. We've been searching for shipping companies online and also in the forum. Based on our location, we…
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