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Wave-Gotik-Treffen: an international perspective

in My Leipzig/What's on

“Many foreign guests have missed out on WGT events besides concerts due to the language barrier. This year, with help from friends, I’ve been able to organize a series of lectures and discussions about the scene, by the scene, in English.”

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“Is there a correct look for an immigrant?”

in Opinion/Philosophies/Refugees
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“Someone fleeing war has far more of a right to seek safety in a new place than I do to seek a work visa.”

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The real differences between Brits and Germans?

in Philosophies
Germans vs. Brits
Outdoor culture in Leipzig. (Photo courtesy of Son Kemal)

“One of the worst things to have happened to me was in Berlin, when ordering a full English breakfast with a tough hangover. English breakfast tea was stated on the menu, only for Earl Grey to be served up; safe to say I was distraught. However, no one who I was with understood.”

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Uptown: espresso cup of Latino culture

in Culture / Entertainment/Leipzig tips/Lifestyle
Uptown Coffee Bar. Photo © Miguel Andrés Cornejo Guzmán

A Colombian visiting from Miami sings the praises of a cafe and bar that welcomes customers with open arms, all day long, and which is becoming a hub for Latinos and other internationals in Leipzig: Uptown Coffee Bar.

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Social media and the bridge back to ourselves

in #TechTavern/Society
Image by Jordy Meow
Image by Jordy Meow

“Lest we forget the lessons of our gadget-less childhoods. We didn’t need to peruse countless Pinterest accounts to spark creativity – it was already within us.”

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Are you a passive part of the plastic problem?

in Society
Plastic problem painfully evident but much action still missing. Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky on Unsplash
Plastic problem painfully evident but much action still missing. Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky on Unsplash

“Plastic waste is an old environmental issue which demands (and now receives) more attention. But although it fosters discussions, policies, economic measures, and voluntary agreements in different governmental spheres, it is still ignored by many citizens.”

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