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1 posts, 23:49 yesterday
Hello there, I am looking for some advice/direction from fellow Toytown residents who may have trodden my path before me. I am a British Seafarer living in Amberg but due to the collapsing…
2 posts, 12:23 yesterday
Well I'm not very familiar with Marl or Recklinghausen, but I can vouch for Essen. Rüttenscheid i... a great neighbourhood in Essen with shops, kindergarten and a good public transport of buses, U…
1 posts, 28 September
Hi, my family (myself, husband and our two young sons) are looking at the possibility of moving to Potsdam at the start of 2017. We would be moving for a job opportunity for my husband. We are…
8 posts, 28 September
If you happen to read this before you find a place. The DM Markt on Königstrasse across the street from Hbf does Passfotos now. It's right across from the Crepe Stand. They have a little mini-studio…
3 posts, 28 September
Hey! We currently live in Essen but are looking for an apartment in Düssledorf. Now I have done my fair share of research but looking for an apartment hasn't gone all that smoothly. We've liked a lot…
1 posts, 27 September
Hello, Me and my family will be moving to Koblenz soon. We are searching for our accommodation. Looking in the maps of Koblenz, It's divided into many small area like Altstadt, Bubenheim,…
11 posts, 27 September
Hello Annabel, Lizzy and Erin, Me and my family will be moving to Koblenz soon. We are searching for our accommodation. Looking in the maps of Koblenz, It's divided into many small area like…
1 posts, 27 September
Hi everyone! I have been living here in Germany for 7 months now working as an Au Pair in Lindenberg im Allgäu. Just curious if there is anyone around that area or near Lindau that would like to meet…
1 posts, 27 September
Hi everyone! I have been living here in Germanh for 7 months now working as an Au Pair in Lindenberg im Allgäu. Just curious if there is anyone around that area or near Lindau that would like to meet…
1 posts, 27 September
Hi! We're Master's students at TU Kaiserslautern working on a project that looks at how English native speakers use language.  We need native English speakers to participate in our language study.
7 posts, 27 September
Ok ah yes, super, thankyou. So many hours spent on putting 2 years of receipts together that my husband was supposed to do ...huhem...thankyou so much, makes me feel dum but oh dear. what to do
24 posts, 27 September
Dumb question: Can't you just call the police (as the eBay seller said anyways) and let them figure out who the thief is? I mean, minor eBay scams are not normally a big priority for police but mail…
4 posts, 26 September
Welcome emmamae, You could try Metro Group in Düsseldorf (metrogroup.de/).... Having done a couple of internships fully in English here (also currently working here), I think it offers quite an…
1 posts, 26 September
Welcome to our first English Comedy Night in Dusseldorf! It will be an Afterwork themed event, so come on down and bring your colleagues and friends for a great show full of laughs before the…
7 posts, 26 September
I've heard good things about Dr. Greg Marquissee. I've gone to Gerold Stadelmaier at chiropraktik-stuttgart.d... He studied at University of South Wales, (same place my daughter is studying.)…
22 posts, 26 September
That should be available in English from your insurance company. At least that´s what I understood when I talked to a Cypriot insurance agent. However, they will only issue it if your contract with…
386 posts, 25 September
7.30pm 8th September- SonnenscheinEtage Ask at the bar for where we're sitting! Location: sonnenscheinetage.de/... Map: google.com/maps/place/so... Facebook Event:…
2 posts, 25 September
Alright, I was up there this morning, and found some pretty good runs. Some super fast single-track, some other pretty fun downhills, and one crazy downhill with dropoffs over tree roots that forced…
20 posts, 24 September
Hello! I´m looking for a room or apartment to rent for 300-325 euros/month in 70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen.... Please contact me if you have anything available for 01.11.2016. It will be only…
1 posts, 23 September
"With an almost 200-year history behind it, the Volksfest can point to a big tradition - and it is one that is maintained. A spectacle for the whole family is the Volksfest parade on the first Sunday…
1 posts, 23 September
Hi all, I'm visiting Bremen to watch the mighty Werder Bremen play Leverkusen on 15th October. My other team is Bristol City and they are live on UK Sky TV playing Cardiff City on Friday 14th…
10 posts, 22 September
I think those places were rented out months ago and the landlords simply don't care about the listings any longer (or the landlords don't want to rent out at all, but need a proof of announcing for…
25 posts, 22 September
Those prices would be for pretty dodgy places btw. For most places double them nowadays from a quick look on wg-gesucht, 25-30 per square meter seems to be pretty standard right now if you want to be…
4 posts, 21 September
Hello, thanks a lot for you concern and help, yes I can speak Deutsch yet. I will email them and hope I will get a chance to go fishing at the soonest ✌️️ Thanks again
24 posts, 20 September
@ahmed.farid: We tend to choose a date around the middle of the month, usually a Thursday evening. The meet-up date for October will be put up at the beginning of the month. To see when something…
1 posts, 20 September
Hello, I'm new to Stuttgart and I'm looking for some regular climbing buddies! I just moved here from New Zealand but I'm an American. I'm an intermediate climber and would love to do more lead…
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