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Getting Along in Germany: Service

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Getting Along series Volume 1: Service. Communications as if one person was playing checkers and the other frisbee. (Photo: public domain)

“It’s like trying to play frisbee with someone who is trying to play checkers.” In this series, Blossom Foster addresses key aspects of getting along in German culture, focusing on some pet peeves of expats as well as typical points of misunderstanding and frustration.

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German life hacks: a native’s guide

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Send your German life questions to contact@leipglo.com, and Richard will do his best to answer them!

New advice column for expats, courtesy of our reader Richard Schuhmann! Send your questions to contact@leipglo.com, subject line: German life hacks.

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Toastmasters: talk & camaraderie in Leipzig

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Meimanat Fathi, president of the English-speaking Leipzig Toastmasters. They meet every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Basislager Coworking. (Photo © Meimanat Fathi / Toastmasters)

“Those feelings were… not easy to talk about or reveal in front of an audience. [But] the welcoming atmosphere and positive feedback encouraged and inspired me to continue.”

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Bridges of (Com)passion: hair & heart

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Hair & heart at Mevlounge. (Public domain photo)

“We choose a hairdresser with the same meticulousness as we choose a GP or a therapist – a quest as thorough as it is intimate. It took me ten years of life in Leipzig to find such a sorceress.”

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Werner Herzog among DOK Fest highlights

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Werner Herzog portrait. © Zhu Jingjing.

We’re about to get starstruck in Leipzig: Legendary German director Werner Herzog will attend this year’s DOK Fest, presenting his documentary “Meeting Gorbachev” and fielding questions from the audience.

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Dr. Amorous: 10 scenarios, 50 date ideas

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Date ideas with Dr. Amorous. Public domain photo.

After this, you’ll have no excuse not to ask them out – whatever dating culture they come from. (Welcome to our new relationship advice column!)

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