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1 posts, 19:34 yesterday
Looking for some partners to start playing music together, in Munich. Anything that could be fun, from blues and rock'n roll, to heavy metal, power metal, symphonic metal, or folk with different…
190 posts, 10:56 yesterday
...maybe it never will  I am registered on the govt gateway thingy but never look at it, mainly because whenever I did, after being encouraged to do so for some reason (most likely to do with…
25 posts, 02:21 yesterday
I am in a similar boat and in process of negotiating a relocation package and planning to move from the UK. Would appreciate inputs into what I can reasonably expect from the new company.
2 posts, 16 November
You can start by asking the Hausmeister what to do. I don't know what kind of relationship he has with your landlord. If he can't help, just tell your landlord. Meanwhile, look in your rental…
1 posts, 16 November
Graduate student with 8+ years of teaching and tutoring experience with children and teenagers between the ages of 5-14 years of age in Munich. Designed and implemented programs for students with a…
15 posts, 15 November
Whatever tan, it is always dangerous. First you need to think about protecting your skin. It seems to me better to make everything myself. You can study here: tanoholic.com/diy...
8 posts, 14 November
First a big thanks to Mary-Ann and Lisa for organising while I was away. So this week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Royal India, Westendstr 117, 80339 München Nearest station: All…
227 posts, 14 November
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…
3 posts, 14 November
@SerratedEdge As you are in Munich it might be worth taking a look at what @AndreaBo can offer you. I've had no direct contact with her nor personal experience of her teaching but have read…
240 posts, 13 November
@MunichNOW I ended up going to Dr. Selmair after reading your reviews and a few others great reviews about her and seeing her score on Jameda. Another dentist diagnosed me with a gum infection…
759 posts, 13 November
Hi, I was away for some weeks and couldn't join but would love to see you all again. I understand this is very last minute, so could you please let me know if it's still okay to come?
1,032 posts, 12 November
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…
13 posts, 12 November
Hiya, @badhairday! I doubt you'll get a response from @sarabyrd as she hasn't logged in for 2 years, but AFAIK there are no hairdressing colleges per se in Germany. Berufsschule (vocational…
2 posts, 12 November
Hi Larissa3, It will be a couple of months before we are in Munich (currently we live a little further north), but I have 2 daughters who would be interested in trying tap (ages 7 and 9). They…
8 posts, 12 November
I have bought something similar in Edeka. I think it was the branch at Starnberg Nord. It was in a special section of veggie/ bio stuff. ALDI also do some veggie mince but it isn’t The dry stuff…
1 posts, 12 November
Bake This is back to bring your suggestions to life! You give us the ingredients, and we'll bake-up stories and songs for you on the spot! Come have a laugh with us! Great food and drink available in…
55 posts, 11 November
Most of gymnasiums has a project , help kids whose parents are foreigner, Grundschule has too. Parents can also pay extra fee for private lessons in order to speed up the children's language…
16 posts, 11 November
Erasmus-Grasser-Gymnasiu... 5 grade this new school year has. 6 classes , some classmates of my son choose this school, but my too boys I chose ludwigsgymnasium for them, because it is no.2 oldest…
33 posts, 11 November
QB Munich - LGBT Meetup for Expats & Friends Friday, 16 Nov 2018 starting from 20:00. You can drop in when you wish as it normally goes until at least 22:30 if not later. At the usual…
6 posts, 10 November
Hello, I’m Nazli and I’m 18 years old. I come from Mexico but I was born in the US, so I speak English, Spanish and some German (I’m currently in a German course). I’m basically free from 13:00…
12 posts, 9 November
Right. I doubt the way you think it works: If you give notice as of February 15, that's the day your contract ends. There will be no postponing. You either have to take your holidays…
16,507 posts, 7 November
This week we are going to Safran on Steinstr, just off Rosenheimerplatz as we haven't been there for a while. Please add your name to the list as usual. 1. LisaJK + 1 3. ExEssex 4.
5 posts, 7 November
Dear Babysitters, We are looking for a babysitter for our 3 year old daughter. One time a week for 3 hours (say 7pm - 10pm) We live in Neuhausen (Hedwig-Dransfeld-Allee,... 80637) If…
19 posts, 5 November
As we don’t have a venue yet, how does everyone feel about Jaipur Palace? It’s a block from Rotkreuzplatz, and we’d get a free cocktail with our meal using the Hallo app ;-)
1 posts, 4 November
Hello, I bought 4 window blinds (Fenster Rollos) from IKEA. I need somebody who can fix them in my apartment. IKEA only provides 'Montageservice' for furniture. Can anyone please recommend me…
6 posts, 1 November
Thanks for all of the advice. 2B_orNot2B, that's excellent information for the future; thank you very much! Because I needed to take care of it yesterday, I took a chance and found an app called…
3 posts, 1 November
Hi there, and welcome to Toytown (TT) While you're waiting for people with the relevant experience to give their opinions you might want to take a close look at some of the linked pages which are…
107 posts, 30 October
The next La Leche League meeting will take place on Monday November 9th 2018 from 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm in the Familienzentrum Ramersdorf, Oedkarspitzstr. 20, 81671 Munich. The nearest underground…
1 posts, 30 October
Today!!! 😊 We are having a session in Munich and would love for you and some friend to join us- Please see the detail below We're look for people who are passionate about the great…
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