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3 posts, 16:31 hrs
Try looking at the practice websites, the Doctor Drs often list where they have studied, a couple years in an English-speaking country would be a good sign. I would be wary of ringing up and…
4 posts, 31 July
If you live on the edge of town you are not troubled by tourists. Stralsund is a dream town, it used to have the highest church tower in the world. I retired to a small town in the East…
9 posts, 30 July
I changed schools aged 14, because just could not get on in an elite school. It really messed up my hair and then some. I was a newcomer, stranger, to an established group of thirty. That was in the…
13 posts, 30 July
Hello all- We are an English-speaking family here in the Sindelfingen area. I am looking for some recommendations for my two children 7, 11; for ADHD and Autism related issues. Any recommendations…
15 posts, 29 July
Because it costs a lot of time and money, added up over years easily tens of thousands of €uros. Much better to live near work, try to find jobs for both close together. Besides the trains are…
11 posts, 28 July
You would have had to have residency for 180 days to switch your license. That wasn’t really possible for me. I had also been living in Australia for 5 years prior to living in Germany. Stupid me…
3 posts, 28 July
Although most have moved on to Facebook groups, haven't really used TT since 2012 or so. It's the best part of Germany, in my opinion, I have visited Czechia a few times as a tourist, yes.
18 posts, 28 July
Hellooo! as the last post was a while ago... has someone had other experiences in the meanwhile? I am giving birth to my second child end of Oct and I am still not sure which hospital is best - also…
5 posts, 27 July
Just to update this in case others are looking for an English-speaking hairdresser: Frau Bronner's English is "not great" (her words were: "das ist schwierig") - so you would need to speak at least…
5 posts, 25 July
There are different rules for different groups of people. Since you are a third country national without a valid permit for Germany, you need to prove that "die Einreise zwingend notwendig ist".
1 posts, 24 July
Hi all, I'm considering a move from Heidelberg to just outside Worms. The choice of schools all around seems really basic. One kid used to to to a gemeinschaft Schule which did her alot of good and…
1 posts, 21 July
Dear all, I am keen in buying a apartment (1986 baujahr), 3 zimmer in a good location with 6 units in the building. The Rücklage for the complete building is 26000 EUR as of Dec 2020. The central…
4 posts, 20 July
I have an American friend who used to live in Heidelberg and worked with an English speaking woman whom she claims is a “dog whisperer”. The trainer’s name is Helga Guder and her email is…
3 posts, 17 July
SpiderPig has contacted me. He asked me to tell you that if anyone on TT has lost their home/property as a result of the flooding in NRW and Rhineland-Pfalz, he has an empty house that is available…
79 posts, 15 July
It must be a nightmare if they start playing their accordions. Honestly, is there anything worse than accordion music! Mate, life's too long for this kind of rubbish. Either move out or…
1 posts, 15 July
SpiderPig has contacted me. He asked me to tell you that if anyone on TT has lost their home/property as a result of the flooding in NRW and Rhineland-Pfalz, he has an empty house that is available…
1 posts, 15 July
Hi everyone, I´m looking for other English speaking families to meet up with. My baby is 4 months old now. Maybe you also know of an English speaking playgroup - otherwise maybe we could initiate one.
18 posts, 12 July
Unternehmen Das Bundessprachenamt (BSprA) ist eine Bundesoberbehörde im Geschäftsbereich des Bundesministeriums der Verteidigung und damit der Dienstleister für den fremdsprachlichen Bedarf…
1 posts, 10 July
Looking to meet up with fellow England fans to watch the final tomorrow night. Somewhere around Leverkusen or Cologne would be good. Is there a bar / public viewing that you're all going to? 
4 posts, 6 July
I should choose BB, it has 55 000 inhabitants so is big enough to have everything one needs, I got the feeling it is a holiday-place even when one lives there. Has a bit of international flair and…
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