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243 posts, 14:25 hrs
I would like to post my two cents here about the dentist referred to as 'Toothbrush salesperson' -> which i completely disagree. I found her through Toytown and she is one of the BEST i have ever…
1 posts, 07:51 hrs
For those of you who are interested in more than what is gleamed from the mundane rag mills. I go for dinner beforehand as well, the food is always good. Di., 24.9., 20.00 Uhr, Salon Luitpold: On…
949 posts, 20:56 yesterday
Hello everyone, After a bit of a break for Bavarian holidays, we're back to starting our meetups! Since the summery weather is continuing just a little longer, we'll enjoy the sun while we can. Our…
26 posts, 13 September
I am sorry to say that this meeting has been discontinued. Those who want to speak English might find this meeting on Fridays a reasonable replacement: meetup.com/munichstammti...
1 posts, 13 September
They are bringing the Coffee and Madness along! #MasalaCoffeeLive #Munich Grab your tickets now! inde-events.de/ticketing... Students can now enjoy the shows at a special price of €20. Our…
19 posts, 12 September
We are moving but we decided to help our current landlord find a new tenant (and we are hoping to sell them our kitchen) We put the ad up for only one day and were overrun with people wanting to see…
1 posts, 12 September
Who we are: Are you looking for a flexible part-time position, working with some of the biggest brands on the high streets? DCK group is one of the fashion leaders who offers high in quality and…
15 posts, 11 September
Hi, we are a Spanish & New Zealand family looking for someone who can pick up our 2 children (boy 3yo, girl 1.5yo) from the Kita & Kindergarten 1-2 times per week and look after them from…
9 posts, 10 September
An update: The website PandaMunich mentioned does not support bidding for orthodontics anymore. Yeah everything except Kieferorthopädie. Für welche Zahnbehandlungen kann ich eine Auktion…
4 posts, 10 September
My working holiday visa doesn't allow freelance work, however as there seems to be lots of work available it would probably be in my interest to get a freelance visa. Otherwise can I apply for a work…
1 posts, 10 September
Apple Kid is a new bilingual Daycare centre for children from 0-6 years of age. It has free spots for Kiga as well as Krippe Group. Please visit the website apple-kid.de/de... more details.
1 posts, 10 September
Morning wine lovers! I regularly organise fun wine and food events in Munich which range from small wine-makers dinners with 4-course menu and a selection of wines, to large-scale events with a…
117 posts, 10 September
The next La Leche League meeting will take place on Monday September 16th 2019 from 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm in the Familienzentrum Ramersdorf, Oedkarspitzstr. 20, 81671 Munich. The nearest underground…
12 posts, 9 September
Currently in Munich for the next three weeks, and would be keen to set-up a beer/chess meet-up (I brought my board/pieces with me). If anyone's interested then please message me. Thanks, Dave.
1 posts, 9 September
Hi all of you new & old to Munich, we're starting a new Munich Night bike tour and are running a free session Wednesday 11th at 17:30, just to give it a test ride. The weather should be…
2 posts, 9 September
Hello there, We are a Munich based alternative rock/metal mixed with eastern type of drum rhythms and we want to sugarcoat it with preferably British vocalist (male or female) or American. We are…
23 posts, 6 September
Just a comment on taxation. While you will not be double taxed your USA taxable income will be included this in your total taxable income in Germany. This will affect your tax rate on German income.,…
8 posts, 4 September
Thanks guys. Yes the Gebäude- and Haftpflicht- are now starting to contact each other. The former is not mine, but is from the Hauswevaltung. The bidet is something like this:…
16,908 posts, 4 September
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Sandhu India, Erhardt Str 15, 80469 München. Nearest station: Fraunhoferstr U1/2/7 and 18 tram OR Corneliusbrücke bus 132 OR Baaderstr bus…
2 posts, 3 September
I plan to visit on 22-September as well (total 3 guests) There are tables available in the Schottenhamel tent in the 11 to 14:30 time slot. In case, there are more interested (5 more required for…
8 posts, 3 September
The commuting time will be between 35-40 minutes without accounting the traffic. This is not a problem for me as I would gladly wake up as early as possible to avoid it. The issue will be that 1) I…
28 posts, 30 August
Hello everyone, are you between 20 and 40 years old? Can you speak English? Will you live in Munich for the next couple of years? Would you like to (almost) regularly meet on Fridays for…
5 posts, 29 August
Hi @paxbaby, what I like is: - Transparence. No hidden fees, costs are clear, documentation about buy/sell orders gets generated in a timely manner and lets you track and reconstruct all of…
2 posts, 29 August
I'd be interested in a recommendation for an electrician as well, as that is the one thing my beloved Huntcrest guys don't really do. The local electricians are shifty and quite useless.
3 posts, 28 August
If she wanted to transfer her unemployment benefits she should have done so before moving to Germany. She should have applied for it in Portugal, said she's going to Germany to find work, once…
6 posts, 28 August
If it really was a reissue of a lost license, WA should be able to verify that in a letter. If you renewed it after moving to Germany that is technically not allowed for the purposes of reciprocity.
1 posts, 28 August
I know this is a point of risking to shoot in the air, but I am gonna give it a go as it can not stop lingering in my head. Also as I am certain my chances of being succeful at it are so slim, as…
9 posts, 28 August
Thanks, I will take a closer look. I was just comparing prices that I am seeing for, say a used BMW M3 2016 in truecar.com versus ooyyo.com. For example in truecar :…
3 posts, 26 August
Hi! My name is Lucy. I have been in Germany for 5 years and we live out of Munich in Aying. I had a little girl last August. I am looking for like minded Mummies to meet up with in Munich. My two…
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