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25 posts, 02:36 hrs
Hinterriss (960m) - Karwendelhaus (1765 m)   BOB train to Lenggries and then Bus 9569 to "Einstieg Johannestal" where we start the hike (09:00), via Johannistal and through "Kleinen Ahornboden", to…
37 posts, 01:28 hrs
hey munich families!   my name is becca, im 23 and from canada. i began my adventure in germany as an au pair back in 2010, and eventually moved on to kindergarten teaching. i've just come back from…
2 posts, 00:29 hrs
Hi Elena, I will go to the lake with the U2 direkt and then 2 km with my foldable bike with everything I need in my basket. If you would like to join me send me your Tel. nr. to 0162-4653662.   Hope…
23 posts, 21:15 yesterday
Tickets: Everybody needs to buy a bike ticket for the MVV Network €2,60. I shall arrange group tickets we shall share the cost amongst us.   Bring: sunscreen, water, raingear?, money, bike (with both…
500 posts, 18:22 yesterday
I went ahead and made the reservation as there have been quite a few responses already.  Reservation name Toytown.   If you cannot come for whatever reason, please note it here so that late comers…
849 posts, 18:14 yesterday
How about another games meetup? --- The games group is a group of English-speaking people getting together to play board games (either with a specialized playing board or a specialized card deck).
19 posts, 17:47 yesterday
Sorry I missed your meetup. Apparently I should have re-registered for the automatic notifications :-(   I'll pencil in Tuesday July 28 for our next meetup. It'll be great to see everyone again…
3 posts, 15:52 yesterday
Hello swelter-nistas! It's the famous Hofbräukeller ... on Friday! Hooray!  It's at Wienerplatz in Haidausen. People tend to start arriving at 6 - 6.30pm. Cocktails are available from the Cocktail…
309 posts, 15:37 yesterday
What: Walk in Englischer Garten, then possibly sit down at a cafe When: Wednesday, July 8th at 10:30am Where: Giselastraße U-bahn station entrance, by the Häagen-Dazs (Leopoldstraße 19) 1. Lydia 2.
2,302 posts, 15:24 yesterday
NEXT BADMINTON TUESDAY 07.07.2015 19:30-21:30 The closing time for reservations is the Sunday Midnight. Booking: Please sign up below. Please note that all names down at the deadline are committed…
8 posts, 13:52 yesterday
Vetch is in the pea family, and those flowers don't look right. It also has pinnate compound leaflets, which this stuff does not. I'll send a link to a friend who is more botanically-oriented than…
3 posts, 13:46 yesterday
Hello Everyone,   I am living in Traunstein at the moment, have been here for four months and cannot find a job!! So I've broadened my search to Munich and quickly found some options. What I am…
17 posts, 11:38 yesterday
If you had read my contribution correctly then you may have grasped what I was trying to bring over. It does not say here if the apartment is let furnished or unfurnished. If furnished then the 15%…
4 posts, 10:32 yesterday
Team,   Count me in!   how bout meeting up later tomorrow and playing in Englisher Garten or Westpark?   I will see how we can buy a volleyball and practice without net before going to the nets! What…
56 posts, 2 July
A playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids. All are welcome!  Please note: The playgroup takes place every Friday from 10:00-12:00 noon.  On sunny days, we will be in the garden at the…
322 posts, 2 July
Watch out if you book a hotel room in the US. You think you pay $99 per night, because the outdoor sign said so? No way José, they add sales tax, city tax, state tax and even bed tax, whatever that…
11 posts, 2 July
If you can live with your neighbors, and discuss this, why not try the civil approach. Bring a bottle of wine and sit down and talk with them.   On the other hand, if you have neighbors like I do,…
20 posts, 2 July
You can get your license back if you ask for it, after a waiting period. BUT, it is easier when you return to the US to just go back to the RMV in your state and get another license (provided yours…
2 posts, 2 July
I go to Neuhausen too! So far I've just been doing the classes, getting myself slowly back in shape, but I also enjoy weightlifting! I would love a buddy to motivate me as well. PM me if you're…
41 posts, 2 July
I won't make it tonight due to illness. nblank, you're up.   Venue information has been sent out via Toytown private messages!   My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin Tuesday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m.
1 posts, 2 July
Over the summer season we are running regular beer pong nights on Thursdays from 8pm on (with the exception of Thursday the 16th of July). So if you get bored of hanging out at the Biergarten and…
21 posts, 2 July
Hello, I live in Unterhaching, but need to move flats end of this month.Almost nothing on the internet.Does anybody knows the names of the local newspapers that have adds?A friend of mine told me…
11 posts, 1 July
Thanks Jodessa. Well my plans have currently been put on hold due to a potential work related travel . But if I am around I'll drop in, and try to catch up with you guys as well. 
5 posts, 1 July
The next run is on 4 July 2015 at 17:00 Starting from Karlsfeld S-Bahn on the S-2. Hares: Birdbrian & Debbie Does Frankfurters   As everyone knows, Wednesday is Canada Day, but some of you may…
5 posts, 1 July
What would be an awkward question for your "colleague"? After 8 or more years here in Germany, your colleague is still unfamiliar with German customs about dos and don'ts in an interview?
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