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Chrissy Orlowski

Chrissy Orlowski has 6 articles published.

Chrissy Orlowski
Chrissy Orlowski is a new Leipziger. She comes from Canada, and has Portuguese-German background. She enjoys exploring different cultures, challenging herself, and learning from other peoples’ stories; just part of what brought her to living in Germany. She is particularly interested in how and why people move around the world which influences and shapes their identities. This stems from her university life as a cultural analyst. If you’d like to see what else Chrissy has to say, check out sightstobefound.com, her way to capture and share her experiences.

Walking through Leipzig’s Winter Wonderland

in Leipzig tips/My Leipzig
Winter-lined path to Leipzig Town Hall.
Winter-lined path to Leipzig Town Hall.

“You decide… today you will look directly at the sights around you for what they are: frozen.” No two winters – or even two seconds – are totally alike. Here’s an invitation to pause and take in the moment.

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A Canadian’s first Christmas in Leipzig

in My Leipzig
Feuerzangenbowle stand at the Leipzig Christmas Market.
Feuerzangenbowle stand at the Leipzig Christmas Market.

“Majestically entranced by the Christmas season in Germany, I cannot help but think back on it, and on each of the Sundays throughout December.”

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Hibernation & nostalgia with cheese noodles

in Food
Käsespätzle - German cheese noodles.
Käsespätzle - German cheese noodles.

“As the days shorten and the temperature lowers, the winds bellow, and the sky darkens, I find solace and comfort in the hefty meals to consume.”

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Breslau Brewing: beergasms in Poland

in Food/Travel

One never forgets the first sip of carbonated creativity when visiting a new city. A sample of palate-pleasing places to try in #WrocLOVE.

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Ein Bier, bitte: going gaga for Gose

in Leipzig tips/Lifestyle/My Leipzig
Bayerischer Gose. Photo © Chrissy Orlowski
Bayerischer Gose. Photo © Chrissy Orlowski

I love to drink beer and all of the different flavours there are! Do you love it as well? If so, follow along with my exploration of Leipzig’s ancient beer treasure: Gose.

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Craft beer bar hopping through Leipzig

in Leipzig tips/Lifestyle/My Leipzig
Goldhopfen façade. (Photo © Chrissy Orlowski)
Goldhopfen façade. (Photo © Chrissy Orlowski)

“As a big fan of drinking different styles and creations of craft beer, I was happy to find a few great spots here in Leipzig. I explore three different places in this article, and include a story sharing my experiences with each of their beer cultures.”

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