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25 posts, 16:32 hrs
I mentioned my eyes and remembered they also really do not like contact lenses this week, another sign . Our local paper has just published an article basically boasting about how we have not…
25 posts, 15:13 yesterday
Anyone have any updates/opinions on the quality of the Phorms Taunus school? Considering it for my bilingual sons (eng/ger) as their German is too weak for the gymnasium. Does anyone know what…
4 posts, 19 February
Trains are a relative thing. I would say 4 listed between 1730 and 1800, or about one every 15 mins more generally, is quite a reasonable number for this area, certainly better than quite a few other…
24 posts, 16 February
anybody please who can help us !!! we are small family live in weiterstadt-Darmstadt.i have two kids my doughter is 3 years old and my son is 1 year old . we are looking for family who they can speak…
18 posts, 16 February
Didn't manage to do anything yet. I'll message you my number for a WhatsApp group. Even if it's to share war stories and advice until we can arrange a meet up. I'm in Kronberg if anyone is…
12 posts, 15 February
From their website. As British in Germany we: Campaign for the rights of UK citizens living in Germany and support campaigns for the rights of German and EU citizens in the UK. Engage with…
10 posts, 15 February
Understood, I am doing this because, irrespective of the outcome, the only thing I can guarantee is that without it I will have problems when it comes to the residency interview required in Hesse.
4 posts, 7 February
Are you in Darmstadt? I just read the news article but no (and not in the city anyway). I think I only ever went in it once, because someone else wanted to, it was the famous quiz night, if I…
1 posts, 5 February
Hello dear members, I just to moved to Frankfurt from Aachen area. I am a student and working as an intern in a company. I am looking for opportunities to meet people and make new friends. When I…
1 posts, 1 February
Hello All, We are searching for Hebamme from April 2019 in Dronbush Area. Please let us know if any pointer . We are searching in inetrnet and trying to reach them but we are not successful .
7 posts, 31 January
Good morning, I hope somebody can help me find this lady lawyer in Frankfurt.. She works in Frankfurt, comes from the US and specializes in Family Law. She speaks German, Spanish and English.
78 posts, 25 January
Good, you can wear them for loads of things. I do use them here, very useful for running after fresh snow. You are hareing round the park, cutting a swathe through snowdrifts and over packed ice,…
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