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.

Ode to November

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LeipGlo contributor Chrissy ruminates on the month of November and what it means, now during the second lockdown but also in general for people across the world.

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Eating your way through Hanoi in 5 days

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"Having had the opportunity to visit a unique and robust culture like this keeps me beaming as I relive these memories." A trove of gastronomic tips for your future trip to Hanoi. Cuz you will definitely want to go after reading this. #gastronomy #Vietnam

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Pop goes the bibimbap: where to find it in Leipzig

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Try out your new (or already beloved) favorite Korean dish, bibimbap, at two restaurants in Leipzig.

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5 cafe hangouts not to miss in Leipzig

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"Do you enjoy meeting friends over a cuppa? Having solitary reading or study time, indulging in a sweet treat, or just being out? Me too! Follow along to my top 5 cafe hangouts around Leipzig."

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Feeling all hyggeIigt in Copenhagen

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"I was spoken to more during my first moments in Copenhagen than in my first week in Leipzig. Be helpful to a stranger, period. Be kind to the person sitting across from you in public transit, period. It’s not a difficult behavior to participate in, I promise."

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Walking through Leipzig’s Winter Wonderland

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"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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