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Hi there, We are an English speaking family with two children. Our daughter is four and our son is seven. We are looking for somebody for 2-3 hours a day five days a week. Our daughter needs to…
60 posts, 13:48 hrs
Are there any new favorite Sunday brunch buffet places to recommend. Only buffets, please, and in the north of Munich. Need to book for about 10 people. Arts and Boards do a really good one but…
4 posts, 12:08 yesterday
Hi, is there anyone interesting to join a young formed percussion group? Nor experience neither instruments (at beginning) are needed. We playing Maracatu Brazilian Music style and other percussion…
9 posts, 17 February
I just checked out the fish options on Bofrost.de. I couldn't find the origin of the fish (Ursprung). It said there is more information from the package when you order so I put one in my shopping…
6 posts, 17 February
Hello Lovers, This week we're back at Huiras right at Laimerplatz U-Bahn. Just 8 mins from the Hauptbahnhof! Huiras has fine wines, Cocktails 4.90, Augustiner 3.30. Lots of salads, Tex-Mex,…
8 posts, 17 February
Cool, thanks for replying. I'll send you a message. If anybody else is interested, feel free to message me directly. I'm always happy to discuss writing, edit work, etc. Maybe we can get…
242 posts, 17 February
Wow - it is so great to see that this group has continued meeting!!!! I am so impressed and thank you to all who has kept it going - esp you Vanya! I am permanently back in Munich now and would love…
7 posts, 17 February
It is actually good to see that things work nicely in other places. Here in Berlin you have to wait like 6 to 8 weeks for the next free appointment. Good it all works out for you.
603 posts, 16 February
Sorry for the late reply - yes, we're still going, just look for the weekly signup list. A lot of people come who don't sign up, so it might not look very active, but as long as it's not cancelled,…
12 posts, 16 February
I'd like to thank ex-essex for organizing and also say that Mataji´s Kitchen was excellent from service to food to preparing special orders and a wonderful gratis dessert which wasn't the usual mango…
1 posts, 16 February
Hello We are searching for a childcare for a soon to be five year old in the Bonner Platz/Münchner Freiheit area. Does anyone have any recommendations? Many thanks Erika
138 posts, 16 February
Friday playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids from 10:30-12:30. All are welcome! The playgroup is located at Oberländerstr. 36 in one of the buildings (Vorderhaus) of the…
17 posts, 16 February
There is actually, I have to drop out myself because I'm sick! I hope someone will be able to turn up on time to make sure my good name (Cory) on OpenTable is preserved? 1) Nadii 2) food mom…
24 posts, 15 February
He has a job. He worked in the UK for a year, returned to India and has been working there for the last two years. I think he's hoping to get a qualification that will get him a good job outside…
1 posts, 14 February
Join us in standing up for equality, openness and inclusion! This week we have a unique opportunity to send our message to our elected officials as Vice-President Pence, Senators McCain and…
3 posts, 14 February
Will be there with some friends! I am baking some goodies for the bake sale as well! Drinks, chocolate peanut-butter treats and raising money for the fight! Cannot think of a better way to spend my…
3 posts, 14 February
Thank you for pointing me to those. I actually found the first thread and skimmed through it. It seemed to be talking about mostly "what a Waldkindergarten" is, which I already read plenty. I'm…
60 posts, 14 February
We were to Opeth (and Sahg, they are cool) last autumn in Theaterfabrik. Loved to see Mikael performing live. Is it just a random location or is Theaterfabrik supposed to host this kind of…
4 posts, 13 February
Dear Parents, My name is Jennifer and I have been living in Munich for one year now. English is my first language, however I also speak Mandarin and will begin my German studies. I have taught…
1 posts, 13 February
Monthly meeting in Munich The Association of American University and Professional Women (AAUPW) is a private organization based in Munich for American and other English-speaking women graduates…
13 posts, 13 February
A litttle cautionary tale about bed-bugs and why no, you *really* need to call an exterminator ASAP... Last Easter I took a little five day trip to Edinburgh and stayed at what I thought would be…
4 posts, 13 February
The cheapest solution now would be to join the mieterverein and ask if they can help you with this. Something else you could do before you pay the 3500 would be to spend 200 on a lawyer to get a…
1 posts, 12 February
My Kindergarten e.V. is hosting an Open Day. March 10, 2017 from 3 to 5 pm My Kindergarten e.V. is an English-German parents’ initiative kindergarten in Ramersdorf with 25 places for children…
18 posts, 12 February
Why would you think it is ok to park all day in a supermarket's parking, when you are not shopping there? One suggestion was use a P/ride . If you do have disability problems, then apply for a…
2 posts, 12 February
ohhhh there used to be a stitch and bitch meeting near sendling tor - I only went once as it just didn't fit my schedule well, but it was a large lively group! see here:…
20 posts, 12 February
I am definitely going to give it a go, and I won't disappoint. I am currently from my holiday back home, and preparing to start working on my summer collection, a few stuff for this year's summer-…
370 posts, 12 February
Hi my name is Joey De Guzman. I am a filmmaker / director from New Zealand looking to move to Munich for a new start in 2018 or later. I plan to use the working holiday visa to start with. I am…
55 posts, 11 February
It matters because it makes a difference regarding your negotiating position whether or not you´re depending on the landlord´s goodwill. No matter whether the landlord likes it or not you will be…
3 posts, 11 February
you can check Monatskarte at bahn.de bahn.de/p/view/angebot/p... it's around 250€/month i guess, and a part of ausburg and munich local transportation are included. it could be a little bit…
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