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11 posts, 12:33 yesterday
I'd be keen on going out for coffee, and can give you a suggestion for the gym maybe, I'm very happy with mine (just moved here 4 months ago, so everything is still fairly new). Let me know when's a…
1 posts, 10 February
Hi, I will be moving to Wiesbaden in March and I was wondering if anyone here had any experience with german courses in Wiesbaden or Mainz. I have researched and found a few and mixed reviews…
3 posts, 8 February
Hi my name is Tony I live in Wurzburg and next month I move to wieseboden let me know if you still detecting in this area will be nice to go detecting together. I'm detecting here in Wurzburg…
92 posts, 5 February
Hello everyone! Its Chelsea, Again! Ill now be working Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at Art Hair Cutting Club Order Weg 39 You can call them any time to book an appt! 069 297 248…
1 posts, 4 February
International friends, please drop by our Open House weekend. We are a small non-profit theatre company offering English language shows and classes in Bornheim. If you are interested in watching…
4 posts, 30 January
Just looking at the range of activities they offer, it seems to be a friendly place. However, I'm not Jewish, have never visited the Darmstadt community - it's a purely subjective opinion based on…
3 posts, 28 January
Not sure how you searched online, but this page is quite handy - it's a search page set up by the Kassenärztliche Vereinigung (Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians) in Hessen, i.e.
10 posts, 28 January
ya, sorry, that's why I mentioned in my second post that I thought the link I posted was just for Bavaria. Then I got confused when my son's teacher told me that for people in Wiesbaden the school is…
8 posts, 27 January
I realize you're looking for somewhere in Frankfurt, but when I googled to find out what a Scheitholt is, this shop in Ludwigsburg popped up. Ludwigsburg is not too far from Frankfurt, and is a…
297 posts, 27 January
If Mums (or Dads!) are looking for an English-speaking music group, I have started just that! It's an informal and social music session designed to help your little one's development, as well as help…
44 posts, 25 January
Hi Guys I am looking for Testing job in Frankfurt. I don`t have any experience but have sound knowledge of testing techniques involving waterfall method,agile etc. i have sound knowledge of…
20 posts, 25 January
At the Dubai airport security check, the chaps asked if I had a 'half-kilo bomb' in my huge bushy hair (back then). Just a friendly small talk, but that term got stuck in my head. 
13 posts, 24 January
The "Lufthansa" shuttle bus from Frankfurt airport to Heidelberg is very convenient. lufthansa.com/de/en/airp... With the current construction walls, it's a little difficult to figure out…
7 posts, 21 January
Hi, if you're still interested in taking a Taichi class, I happen to run one in Grüneburgpark. I teach traditional Yang style, for further info here is my email address: vungoctan2008@gmail.com
1 posts, 19 January
English Yoga Class - Saturday 23rd Jan 2pm I teach Vinyasa style yoga classes in Leipziger strasse. They are beginner level, albeit quite an energetic flow. Please feel freed to join in. There…
1 posts, 16 January
Any English-speaking families in the Darmstadt area?  Come meet other English-speaking families! We have informal weekly playgroups, English lessons for kids and events for the whole family, if…
1 posts, 16 January
Any English-speaking families in the Darmstadt area?  Come meet other English-speaking families! We have informal weekly playgroups, English lessons for kids and events for the whole family, if…
4 posts, 15 January
Hi dpaul, I am sharing the same problem as like you. Even they talk English most of the family doctors around seems not interested to anything but handling some basic things like flu or cold. At…
6 posts, 13 January
I can totally understand your problem Mehak! I have been shared with the experiences of a very close friend who has visited/changes 3 different Hausarzt in Darmstadt. But none of them were…
2 posts, 13 January
I am also interested in this info! An English speaking physiotherapist who *understands* the patients problem and can recommend the correct exercises. I already visited the physiotherapist…
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