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59 posts, 05:08 hrs
Hey all can anyone give me some information or point me in the direction of finding out information about working as a Radiographer in Germany. My husband has a bachelor from Australia he worked…
2 posts, 05:06 hrs
hai, i would love to do a Ausbildung here in Germany. i am interested particularly in household electric work. is there any of such Ausbildung ? if search in google, what should i type in ?…
7 posts, 04:36 hrs
My all time favourite happened at the Baumarkt. I wanted to return a couple of skids (pallettes for you non-North Americans) that I paid a deposit on. So, I pull up in front of a giant pile of…
129 posts, 01:31 hrs
I can elaborate a little bit -- the organizing principle, to me, is "bodily autonomy" or the "sovereignty of personal space". What happens directly to/on/over someone, in their frame of physical…
483 posts, 01:04 hrs
I lived in the USA for quite a while but did not really have fried dough there, except at some "native people's food under colonization" exhibition type things -- "fry bread", a food invented…
7 posts, 00:34 hrs
When i joined my course in a Technische Universitaet few years ago. a senior told me that he studies like for 7 hours a day and i thought okay with lectures and all , that should be okay but then he…
16 posts, 23:52 yesterday
It's hard to estimate as Germany and Russia are just so different. On the one hand your overall quality of life for the family should be pretty high in Munich on that salary (safety, health care,…
354 posts, 23:29 yesterday
When Trump's popularity drops under 30 he will start to lose more than 4 senators. His base is starting to crumble and his rallies aren't fooling anyone anymore. He should have stuck with tv.
1 posts, 22:57 yesterday
Hey Toytown, My name is Bart and I'm a Canadian guy living here in our wonderful city of Berlin. I've just launched a new website and service called Happy Bart which I thought might be interesting to…
25 posts, 22:38 yesterday
I' m sure the MIL is looking forward to her first US trip and the wedding. But, not sure taking her along on honeymoon trip is best idea. Though, if it is really just a trip, then why not. I liked…
8 posts, 22:32 yesterday
Moris, I would rather not publish the details on a public forum but if you are interested from the perspective of a supplier/sales rep please send me a message with the relevant details and I can…
14 posts, 21:44 yesterday
Haven't read all the answers yet so maybe you can't do this, but as I have transported kayaks often this way and I would agree that it will be hard to find a rack that will definitely fit a rental…
11 posts, 21:31 yesterday
If thought it would come crashing down I would of called the landlord previously, however it seemed pretty sturdy and wasn't loose and sliding out of the runner all the time so I thought it would be…
2 posts, 21:26 yesterday
I can't recommend any campgrounds. However, you do have 2 options: Most huts allow you to pitch a tent just outside the hut if the hut is full (say on the grass a few meters away). I'm not sure if…
5 posts, 21:23 yesterday
Hi tlpapa! You won't find any. Both, the one in BIO stores (Voelkel) & the other one (Carpe Diem) are pasteurized. But if you are in Berlin, you can look us up! baerbucha-kombucha.com/...
2 posts, 21:00 yesterday
Could anybody recommend a wedding photographer for a Munich wedding? We do not have any specific needs other than somebody who does a good, professional job; speaks at least some English; and isn't…
4 posts, 20:15 yesterday
Hi there, I am a solicitor qualified in England and Wales and regulated by the SRA. I work between the UK and Germany. I can provide the independent legal advice you require but it may too late?…
3 posts, 19:53 yesterday
you would be better off going Kitzingen as the prices are much better. I would recommend the one by the E-Center in Kitzingen or ''Stadtschnitt'' which is near to the Norma/city centre.
5 posts, 17:38 yesterday
I haven't lived in Leipzig for some time, but it was fairly bike friendly back then. ADFC ranks it #9 for bike friendliness which isn't all that bad. fahrradklima-test.de...
6 posts, 16:27 yesterday
We used overnightprints.de. For 100 double-sided postcards, one side glossy, cost in total 22 Euro plus delivery, and was delivered 5 days after payment was received. That was in 2011.
110 posts, 16:25 yesterday
Sorry, my bad. I meant to say 'the forum usage guidlines'. Thanks for making the effort to look for a link although, since The Local's T&Cs are a fairly recent addition to the site, that…
23 posts, 16:18 yesterday
I was with my family at the Zoological museum yesterday. It is part of 3 museums in the University area of Hamburg. All of them are free to visit and worth it whether you have kids or not. 1.
71 posts, 16:01 yesterday
Hehe, I agree. Forget döner shops - I trust nobody, but of course still eat out and choose to ignore the possible piss in my soup. I do, however, try my hardest NOT to send food back or be insulting…
1 posts, 15:22 yesterday
Hey mates I've recently moved to Cologne and would be great to meet more people passionate about music. So if you play something and are up jam, if you produce music somehow, if you write about music…
6 posts, 14:36 yesterday
Sometimes you make me feel like hoping you get run over by a tank, and some days you really have me cracking up and feeling better about everything. I have no idea what to make of you.
5 posts, 14:34 yesterday
Hi GringoDeutsch, Me and my friend meet up on an almost weekly basis to play chess and are currently looking for people to play with us. I can PM you the time and location of our next meetup if…
2 posts, 13:43 yesterday
It's Summertime and on the 4th of July at Belushi's we'll be celebrating with our US friends. The fridges will be stocked with US and International beers and we'll have specials on pitchers of beer…
1,031 posts, 13:42 yesterday
John Oliver spends nearly a half-hour picking apart every weaksauce argument DiminuitiveThinking has floated on this thread, especially his evolution from "vaccines are bad" to "I'm not anti-vaccine,…
2 posts, 13:34 yesterday
I get what you are exactly talking about. Rents in Frankfurt are skyhigh for sure. There are three parameters to look at here - Time,Money and Convinience. You can accomplish only 2 of the 3…
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