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A British-German family in Munich is looking for an au-pair from April 2019. Responsibilities will be taking care of a 3 year old girl, helping with a newborn baby and helping with the household. We…
10 posts, 19:49 hrs
A British-German family in Munich is looking for an au-pair from April 2019. Responsibilities will be taking care of a 3 year old girl, helping with a newborn baby and helping with the household. We…
1 posts, 09:46 hrs
The Bakers Jam - Come Improvise for Free! Monday, February 25, 2019 from 8 PM – 9:30 PM Glockenbachwerkstatt, B... 7 Come join Bake This English Improv Comedy for another Bakers Jam on stage! Both…
34 posts, 09:23 hrs
Historic rate of saving is thankfully different from current rate of saving , thank god salaries do increase with age/responsibilities, plus lifestyle changes (used to live between Paris and Munich…
17 posts, 08:20 hrs
Hey Malcolm, sounds great. As I said I am wanting to start after Fasching assuming the weather co-opperates. South of Munich sounds fine. I was thinking later in the year of driving down to Tegernsee…
2 posts, 08:10 hrs
Hi guys, I've always had a dog at home ever since I was a kid and it's driving me nuts that I had to leave my dog behind with my family after moving to Munich. And we don't want to adopt a dog…
19 posts, 18:59 yesterday
Unskilled, skilled, as excavation technician with academic education? Private sector or public service? If "helper" means no relevant training, then around 11€ (that's what universities often pay…
8 posts, 17:20 yesterday
Hi All, obviously I would prefer people to post that they are registering for the curry night. So to the rest of you please sign up soooon or I will cancel the meal tonight. Paul.
821 posts, 15:27 yesterday
Hello all, Our next meetup will be Wednesday, Feb 20 at 6:30. Cafe Neuhausen Blutenburgstr 106 Ubahn Mailingerstrasse Please let me know if you're planning on coming so that I can adjust the…
6 posts, 13:18 yesterday
I have two tickets to see the sold out concert by the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain at the Prinzregententheater on 19 / 2 / 19 ( tomorrow ) The tickets are for the front row of the Balcony. A…
2 posts, 19 February
Next Run. This Saturday February 23rd. 15:00 Anybody can come along and enjoy the nice spring weather! Wear your running shorts and bring a couple euros to enjoy unlimited beer. Location: At…
29 posts, 18 February
We are really Burmese cat people, since they are basically cats which think they are dogs and don't shed fur, which makes them very cool characters to share living space with, but there weren't any…
33 posts, 18 February
the Boy Scouts of America have a footprint in Germany too. Main web site: http://tac-bsa.org/ Cub Scouts is the program for boys in grades 1 to 5, it's not yet co-ed the way I understand things…
8 posts, 18 February
Anyone interested in British Girl Guiding might be interested to know about 1st Munich Rainbows / Brownies / Guides / Rangers. We meet on Tuesdays in Neubiberg and follow the new UK Girl guiding…
239 posts, 18 February
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…
18 posts, 18 February
I don't understand what I should've done. Yes, we've bought an apartment from the same company in Athens to profit from the Golden Visa regime to save ourselves from Turkey (thus going back to their…
22 posts, 16 February
There is absolutely no shortage of sources of books or maps with trails (and probably apps too) for any state in Germany, but by far the greatest number available are for Bavaria so it's somewhat…
4 posts, 15 February
Hello, families! I am offering babysitting services in/near Haidhausen! I am 26, from the US, and have been living in Munich for several months now. I'll be here for 2 years while my husband…
23 posts, 15 February
I host basketball about once a week through my company Sunset Rec Sports. We are typically recreational players but all skills levels are welcome. Check out my site for the most up to date info on…
3 posts, 15 February
I host badminton once a week, typically Tuesday evenings, through my company Sunset Rec Sports. We are mostly recreational players but all levels are welcome. Check the most up to date info about our…
12 posts, 15 February
Any excuse for a party, right? Seriously, everyone has a right to their own opinions and I truly hope that it all turns out all right in the end. You might want to keep the location under…
5 posts, 14 February
Income tax is always based on the total taxable income. If not even the ancillary purchase costs are covered by equity, this becomes difficult with a loan. Not impossible, but difficult (and…
16,626 posts, 13 February
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Sarovar, Fürstenstr 12 (corner Theresienstr) , 80333 München. Nearest station: U3,6 Universität or U3,4,5,6 Odeonsplatz 1. ex-essex…
1 posts, 11 February
Can anyone suggest bilingual kindergarten in Munich ? My son is 5 yrs old and we are new to Munich. We have searched so many kidergartens through kita finder and internet. But seats are not…
1 posts, 11 February
Can anyone suggest bilingual kindergarten in Munich ? My son is 5 yrs old and we are new to Munich. We have searched so many kidergartens through kita finder and internet. But seats are not…
1,049 posts, 10 February
Why don't we try the Brettspielcafé Zamgwürfelt this time? Those of us who haven't been there can see what it's like. Then we can decide if we want to start going there regularly. They have heaps…
30 posts, 10 February
Hello!! any idea where I could buy Mc Vities 'go ahead crispy slices' here in Germany? have searched in Amazon and Ebay.. but they are pretty expensive combined the shipping costs.. Any cheaper…
11 posts, 10 February
Hello. After an absence of a number of years, I'll be in Munich in mid-March. I'd love to meet up for some chess if anyone's interested? I'm not a master, but neither a beginner either - my ELO…
3 posts, 9 February
Hey everyone, I'm moving to a new apart in early March and need to try and do some adjustments on my kitchen. Not a full redesign, but evaluate if a small washing machine can be installed in…
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