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138 posts, 20:10 hrs
My license HAS NO EXPIRATION DATE yes...yes... but I'm sure, no,...no...I can't be that lucky for real? What's the story with that? I do remember that there was no expiration on licenses until…
2 posts, 14:45 hrs
Could you post a photo of the parking ticket? If the size of the photo doesn't fit on Toytown, upload it to TinyPic and then post the link to it here. Why? Because there are 2 different…
164 posts, 22:39 yesterday
I was wondering at the wind making the men's shorts shudder until the commentator mentioned the rainstorm affecting the Munich v Leverkusen game: suddenly the rain started coming down in sheets.
127 posts, 07:16 yesterday
Sparda Bank offers a free Girokonto as long as you pick up the statements yourself from the machine, they only require you to buy 50€ of cooperative shares which are refunded if and when you close…
427 posts, 17 August
I just know Eichstätt from the air - flew over / past it twice during my June vacation this year. Has an airfield on the Alb. Didn't know it was a place for fossils but on reflection the whole Alb…
12 posts, 17 August
The cheapest option I found was the "Anschlussticket"/Supple... ticket on the MVV app. I have 1-3 ring Isarcard & airport is in ring 13, so I have to buy the ticket for 10 rings for 6.75 Eur.
1 posts, 17 August
Hey Y´all!  Once again the most special time of the year is upon us and if you haven´t booked your room yet its going to be a close call. Hotel prices in Munich so as Hostel beds are going through…
3 posts, 17 August
Try looking at the existing meetups, there's already a Wednesday curry night which will introduce you to quite a few TT'ers. You can also suggest something yourself, just pick a suitable date (for…
115 posts, 17 August
Lucky you, I live in Munich and I drive for 1h40 per day. The public transportation alternative would be well over 2h. EDIT: woops just realized this is a 10 year old thread... do we have a…
2 posts, 16 August
Hi, since it's really hot but iffy on Friday we are going to the Wirtshaus am Bavariapark. Weather should be great so long but the weather gods are on holiday! If we are let down, again this…
8 posts, 16 August
Interested in a short run followed by a couple beers? If you are, then this is the place to be. Munich H3 R*n# 689. Saturday August 19th: Hares BBMM and DDF Bayern Nash Hash Part III Start:…
88 posts, 16 August
Dear Anthony Juliet, thank you for the note. We live in Munich, not Frankfurt. Also, one would have to be a legal Hebamme already for us to sign the contract. So far, we have only gotten another…
6 posts, 16 August
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Taj Krishna, Nymphenburger Str 193 80637 München. They have a nice terrace so if warm enough and dry we could sit outside! Nearest station…
10 posts, 16 August
The fourth and final overnight hike in 2017 takes us up Germany’s tallest mountain. We’ll split the ascent of 2300hm in two days: Garmisch to Knorrhütte (1400hm), and Knorrhütte to Zugspitze (900hm).
14 posts, 16 August
The weather forecast for Saturday 19/08 is extremely bad so this hike is officially cancelled. :-( It's no fun to hike in 4mm of rain per hour with high risk of thunderstorms. Safety first and we…
1 posts, 16 August
Hi Guys and Gals, Anyone into playing/hosting Texas Hold'em poker? Or maybe go to a poker room together one of the night? P.S. new in munich and understand it's not a very popular game…
31 posts, 16 August
Unfortunately I have to drop out, something else came up. See you the next time. PS: sent a PM to the next in line Hörnle (12km, 850hm, 1515m) Hauptbahnhof Platform 28 at at 08.10am on…
166 posts, 15 August
Friday playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids from 10:30-12:30. All are welcome! The playgroup is located at Kidlerstraße 15 of the Himmelfahrtskirche in Sendling. Walk through the…
1 posts, 15 August
Hello My name is Eva, I come from Poland and I am 29 years old. I have experiences in teaching piano, music and solfege for many years. I had opportunity to give lessons for children from 3 till…
1 posts, 14 August
We have some extra tent reservations (selling at cost): Please let me know if interested in a table (not two at a time). Tent Day Date Time # PAX $ Per Pax Location Cost…
18 posts, 14 August
Well said. I also like the idea of "big coalitions": when two opposing parties form the government, both parties give up some of their principles to be able to defend the other ones. It's called…
5 posts, 14 August
Hey! We run weekly HIIT & Circuit training classes in our English speaking studio at Goetheplatz! Monday & Wednesday evenings at 19:00 and Saturday mornings at 11:30. We also have a…
1 posts, 13 August
Hello! Looking to bring some convenience into your life! I am NYer living in Munich. Certified Yoga teacher and will come to you! Teaching hours are flexible and cost of session is 35 euros for an…
2 posts, 13 August
Hello, We look for a new aupair to start early September. She should be a native English speaker and have experience with children. We have 3 children (10,8 und 5) and live 5 min walk from Pasing…
4 posts, 13 August
Hello, I am interested in purchasing an lunch and evening reservations you may have available for Saturday September 23. Please PM me if you have any available for Friday evening 9/21 or all day…
3 posts, 13 August
I've passed this shop a few times and always thought it had a good name, but no personal experience of them. Opposite the 1860 stadium-ish Second Handy Then there are various others near the…
15 posts, 12 August
He's an Airedale terrier. It's funny how different people are in Germany. As I mentioned, I've always had roommates in the US with my dog, and its been absolutely no problem. I've lived at…
1 posts, 12 August
Sparkling Diamonds (English-German kindergarten – a parents’ initiative with 20 places) currently has an opening for a 4-year-old native English speaking / native German speaking / English and German…
2,238 posts, 11 August
Hi folks, Since the weather forecast does not look good, I will organize  Sunday looks pretty much awful weather-wise. To cope with that, I'll organize an easy hike to Zwiesel + Blomberg on…
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