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1 posts, 26 August
Hello, I have moved with my wife and our two kids from UK 2 months ago, and we are at a complete loss regarding how to register them for school. They are already registered in Hamburg. In the…
81 posts, 24 August
Yesterday - at last - halfways-decent gliding weather (flew a 381km task around Hamburg area). Today started foggy, then sunny & warm, then clouded over & now mostly cloudy with some blue…
3 posts, 21 August
On Saturday 27th August, from 09:00 - 17:00, Hamburg GAA will host the city’s first ever GAA tournament, with clubs from all over Germany coming together on this day to play the brilliant sport of…
25 posts, 17 August
It's a little known fact that adults can take AP exams as well (the downside is that they're only offered once a year when the high school kids take them), and US colleges are more likely to accept…
1 posts, 15 August
Top Notch Comedy Club presents: Wed 28th Sep 2016 David Ward & Philip Simon @ Motte for one day only! David Ward is a fantastic comedian who regularly tours all over the UK and abroad. His TV…
1 posts, 15 August
I'd love to join or host a tabletop RPG meetup in Hamburg. Anyone interested? I would need to a refresher on the rules, but I used to host/GM as well as be a player sometimes a few years ago. We…
1 posts, 15 August
Hello, 39year german loooking for a language exchange partner, I'd like to meet up during lunch time maybe every or every second week. As I work in the city centre (near the townhall) it…
1 posts, 7 August
Well... It's sure been an extremely long time since a good old Normal, TT Hamburg Meetup. In this time many people have come and gone.. So, lets take this opportunity to get out of the house,…
6 posts, 7 August
Hi, My friend Betty Anwar (bettyanwar.com) offers... yoga classes in English in a studio on Hoheluftchaussee. Classes are held at Sylvianne Capell’s “Tanzstudio Ala Nar” on Hoheluftchaussee 108,…
2 posts, 5 August
Have you tried finding transportation in Kleinanzeigen itself ? There will be several listing and you can negotiate prices based on your requirement. It worked out well for us.
2 posts, 5 August
You don't get a "shufa from Postbank", you get a normal Shufa printed and signed by a special manager (instead of delivered in the mail). This is not related to having a Postbank account at all, so…
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