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288 posts, 16:25 hrs
Hello Ladies I'm new to the group, but not to Munich. Would love to join for the March 29, 2017 meet up. It's very near to where I live and I haven't tried it yet. I look forward to meeting you all.
9 posts, 15:03 hrs
Hey guys. I know alot of routes in south bavaria. I use an app called ViewRangerGPS, its one of the few that actually works w minimum of BS.  U can upload routes to it n stuff. As far as routes go, I…
5 posts, 10:42 hrs
Hi Gywn, will you, (or anyone else reading) be there before 6pm? I have to be South of the city at 6.45pm but was thinking to pop along early, if anyone will be at CaVa earlier.
20 posts, 19:01 yesterday
You'd have to be here in Germany (you can stay here for 90 days visa-free) and available for interviews to get hired, plus you have to get a salary offer that isn't too low to garner visa approval…
3 posts, 16:10 yesterday
Hausarzt or allgemine Arzt is a GP. You were lucky to get in and out of the ER so fast. Sometimes one must wait for hours when I isn't anything too serious. I would suggest my GP but he will…
37 posts, 10:50 yesterday
I used Flixbus a bunch of times and never had any problems, although I've heard stories and some friends had problems with the bus being late. Recently I went to Prague with ICBus (I guess it's the…
53 posts, 09:47 yesterday
Rising prices are connected to the central bank money printing. In 2008 the banks were on life support, in 2017 they still seem to be on life support. When the ECB stops money printing we mght see a…
1 posts, 00:23 yesterday
Are you the owner of an old kid bicycle that runs well but that you no longer ride? Use it to make another mini-cyclist's day by selling it at our bike bazaar on next Saturday 25th March Here…
1 posts, 00:16 yesterday
Are you the owner of an old bicycle that runs well but that you no longer ride? Use it to make another cyclist's day by selling it at our bike bazaar on next Saturday 25th March Here are the…
1 posts, 23 March
Has anyone had experiences, first hand or friend's, with Sunrise ABC in Gräfelfing? I found two old threads with only brief mentions of it but both are back from 2010 and it seemed that was the year…
614 posts, 23 March
Please note the changes in time and location!   What: Playtime and lunch When: Thursday, March 23rd at 10:00am Where: Spielplatz Reichenbachbrücke (coordinates: 48.126211, 11.577283) 1.
6 posts, 23 March
Someonesdaughter is being a bit silly with you. Grundungzuschuss is dying slowly and as good as not given out any more. My understanding is that you don't qualify for ALG1, but if you did the usual…
8 posts, 23 March
Speaking from experience in a case I have going on right now, it's possible to give witness testimony as eidestättliche Erklärung -- my witness can't attend court because he is on holiday on that…
15 posts, 23 March
Bavarian Beer Bros - it's pint o'clock! For all those desperate house husbands and thirsty beer guts of Munich - this might be for you! After work beers... hanging out ...talking shit doesn't…
3 posts, 23 March
Hello. I am very interested as I have tried applying early last month and was told they are full. However I have a son, I wonder if this will be a problem. Can you advise to whom I should speak to?…
5 posts, 23 March
At 18 months I was already contributing letters to the editor of our city's newspaper complaining about how my parents were pushing me to go to university the following autumn, but all I wanted was…
8 posts, 23 March
I too am looking at various areas to figure out where to live. I managed to find an updated version of your report and am posting the link in case anyone else finds it useful. It seems they have…
8 posts, 22 March
This week we will be meeting at Deeba restaurant directly across the street from the Pinakotek at Barerstr. 42. Their website seems to be down so I put up the Trip Advisor link. The 27 tram stops…
33 posts, 22 March
Done deal. So much buffet, so little time. I was revulsed, but not really surprised, to find that YouTube is oozing with videos about how to beat the buffet, buffet strategy, plate architecture…
48 posts, 22 March
Munich H3: R*n 677 Hare: Dizzy Passion Saturday, March 11th Start: Friedensengel (Angel of Peace) Time: 15:00 On After: Tattenbach The weather's getting warmer and the days longer, so it's time to…
23 posts, 22 March
Dear Olivia I apologize if I'm doing this wrong (it's been a few years since using this site). I'm also a mother and I'm wondering whether you were successful finding a babysitter and whether your…
24 posts, 21 March
Actually, since: you have EU citizenship your wife lives in an EU country (her citizenship is irrelevant) you have the right to tax class 3 from the very start, details in here:
73 posts, 21 March
Prepare your swords for battle! The fighting season is starting again, so whether you've been curious to try our battles or itching to get back in the fray again, come on out this Sunday at 11:00, in…
144 posts, 21 March
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…
3 posts, 21 March
I am unable to go any higher with m-net in my area. In fact, I'd checked their site and in my neighborhood, I'd get 35mbit down. So for the random kicks to 40-42 i'm getting now from telekom, I won't…
81 posts, 21 March
Hey everyone! I took the advice listed here and will be meeting Kharazm Mottaghy for my first German lesson tonight. I previously took classes at MVHS. Does anyone have any tips or suggestions?…
125 posts, 21 March
hello! my name is Sara, i'm 27 from England. i'm friendly, reliable, and experienced in caring for dogs of all kinds! i'm available to take care of your dogs in my home, so you can have peace of…
1 posts, 21 March
Hey! Just posting this in case there are any Irish or Welsh who are interested in watching the big Ireland v Wales World Cup qualifier match this Friday at 20:45. Will be watching it at The…
2 posts, 21 March
Sugar: the Good, the Bad and the Why Join us on Monday March 27th from 19:00-21:00 Now is the right time! This is the second of three whole food focused nutrition workshops for March in Munich!…
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