Some born travelers turn to photography or reporting to harness their passion and curiosity into a profession. Timothy Eydelnant turned to diplomacy – a career which, beyond its routine, has perhaps been as rewarding as it has been harrowing.
After 13 years, 4rooms says goodbye this week from its Reudnitz corner, joining the more than 50 casualties in the Leipzig food & entertainment market over the past few years.
I’d leave Flowerpower at daybreak, and never felt disrespected or unwelcome there as a foreigner. That is, until the wee hours of last Sunday.
binee’s Martin Jaehnert introduces us to his smart recycling-related business and the Leipzig startup ‘hood – home of the young and bright, incubator of dreams that may peter out with the current grant or outlast the marathon to continuous cash flow.
If you ever walk into the office of the US Consul in Leipzig, you may notice the pictures of John F. Kennedy and Hillary Clinton hanging on the wall. But the real elephant in the room is, of course, Donald Trump, and how his presidency may be affecting US-Germany relations. Check out Part I of our two-part interview with US Consul Timothy Eydelnant.
They increasingly became part of the celebration, rather than the chief reason to celebrate.