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john g, thank you for bringing up the life insurance point. We both have life insurance, but under US policies not related to any employer. I would have to see if they would still be good if we moved…
4 posts, 23:15 yesterday
I've been poked (in a very friendly fashion, admittedly) by MunichMom and rappy about a new meetup, and it actually takes less energy just to start organising one than it does to lecture everyone…
744 posts, 23:11 yesterday
I will not be going tonight. My husband surprised me with birthday dinner plans. Hope to eventually meet all of you ladies the next time around...which will be Halloween night?
65 posts, 17:58 yesterday
According to supermarktcheck24.de Weetabix is offered in at least 6 of the larger bricks and mortar store chains in Germany including Marktkauf, (larger branches of) ReWe, REAL, Kaufhof, Tengelmann…
4 posts, 13:03 yesterday
Hi there, I'm an author who used to live in Munich (in Solln) and, just after I left, I wrote a novel called 'No Number Nine'. It's about a young English woman who takes a job in Munich. I…
224 posts, 10:26 yesterday
Friday playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids from 10:00-12:00. All are welcome! The playgroup is located at Kidlerstraße 15 of the Himmelfahrtskirche in Sendling. Walk through the…
1 posts, 22 October
Hello Munich! Is your brain saturated with German and you want a refreshing break? Do you want to practice the art of public speaking and have access to leadership roles within a club? How about…
1,027 posts, 20 October
Like playing board games? Interested in meeting new people? We are a group of English-speaking people getting together to play board games (and games with specialized card decks). Bring your favorite…
10 posts, 19 October
Why am I expecting a post on here soon from the same OP along the lines of: “ can anyone get me health insurance? I didn‘t know I needed it for the visa process? They won‘t accept my Dad‘s Blue…
3 posts, 17 October
You could have a look-see what's coming up on the quarterly land auction lists. Westdeutsche Grundstücksauktionen AG - Willkommen Waldgrundstück kaufen: 5 Schritte zum eigenen Wald |…
16,472 posts, 17 October
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Taj Krishna, Nymphenburgerstr 193, 80637 München. tajkrishna-muenchen.de/... Nearest station: Rotkreuzplatz U1/7 and 53, 62, 63,144 bus or…
7 posts, 17 October
Hello, We are looking for regular after school care through the year for 2 school age boys (8 and 6) and a preschooler (3), at least 2 days a week. Hours are Mondays 15:30 to 18:30 and Fridays…
1 posts, 16 October
Piano Rental: Hi! Is anyone interested in using a piano for only €20-€30 a month? It's a new Kawai upright piano with a silent system. By sharing the piano, I was hoping to reduce my monthly…
1 posts, 16 October
Hi! Is anyone interested in using a piano for only €20-€30 a month? It's a new Kawai upright piano with a silent system. By sharing the piano, I was hoping to reduce my monthly cost for renting the…
1 posts, 16 October
Hi TTer's I am seeking feedback please from anyone "in the know" about what could be called the Bruckmühl - Rosenheim corridor. Specifically, I have these questions: 1. Is the public…
8 posts, 15 October
Don't know why you've asked this question here since the OP never mentioned the subject of diploma recognition but this is where to go to find out what you might need to know > Recognition in…
1 posts, 15 October
Hi All, We are Munich's English speaking personal trainers! We have our own very modern and fully equipped personal training studio in the city centre at Goetheplatz…
3 posts, 15 October
Come Run with the Munich H3! Munich H3 Run # 724 When: Sat 6th Oct 2018, 5pm Where: Derbolfingerplatz, Grünwald (Tram 25 to the end) After the hash is before the hash, so I hope that your…
1 posts, 15 October
IMPRO-WOLPERTINGER Part of the annual Improvember International Improv Festival Neither the players nor the spectators know what will happen next and they need to count on their talents to get…
9 posts, 14 October
when I went two years ago the crowd at the wollmarkt was lively but not overwhelming. and the weather was equivalently beautiful. I hate crowds too and would not go if it were a munich-like crowd…
1 posts, 13 October
Hi, I'm looking for a babysitter for my 4 years old child. The babysitter should pick up my child from Kindergarten (80638) once per week (flexible) around 17:30 and take care of him for one/two…
6 posts, 11 October
A little update. I've been to the cafe a few times by now, both during the beta-testing phase and after the official opening. It's got a very cosy atmosphere, chairs that don't make your bum hurt…
236 posts, 11 October
My experience at Dr. Selmair's dental clinic was quite good. An appointment was quickly arranged as I had had an old gold crown finally come out. I saved the crown, hoping it could either be put back…
25 posts, 10 October
I discovered recently Madam Strip club, they have most beautiful exotic sensual dancers in Munich, girls are super friendly and playful, sure do take care of you. I was extremely pleased with the…
1 posts, 9 October
It's that time of year again when vampires, witches, and Disney Princesses spookily roam the streets of Munich with bags of candy dangling from their chilled hands. Why not make your way over to our…
1 posts, 9 October
Our 18th All American Thanksgiving Dinner Party Event with Linda Jo Rizzo in a new location at the Hackerhaus in downtown Munich. Thurs. Nov. 22 and Fri. Nov 23rd. Sendlingerstr. 14, 80331 München.
1 posts, 9 October
Our 18th All American Thanksgiving Dinner Party Event with Linda Jo Rizzo in a new location at the Hackerhaus in downtown Munich. Sendlingerstr. 14, 80331 München. 4-course all-American turkey dinner…
23 posts, 9 October
In my area, which is IT, the usual trick is entering the premises and letting know some manager in your ex- line of command that you still have to send some emails to wrap something up, then…
1 posts, 9 October
Your suggestions help us discover new worlds, stories, and songs live on stage. Bring a friend, bring an enemy, either way, you're in for a hearty laugh at our Halloween Special! A fully improvised…
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