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Tips for Leipzig living or exploring.

Walking through Leipzig’s Winter Wonderland

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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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Disney characters as English teaching assistants

in Leipzig tips/Society
Winnie the Pooh and friends. (Public domain photo)
Winnie the Pooh and friends. (Public domain photo)

Drawing upon the timeless appeal of Disney characters and their universe, inlingua Leipzig is combining real with digital teachers to reach a new generation of English learners.

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Getting Along in Germany: Privacy

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Germans' need for privacy can be frustrating for newcomers trying to make friends here. (Photo: public domain)
Germans' need for privacy can be frustrating for newcomers trying to make friends here. (Photo: public domain)

“Have you found it difficult to make friends with Germans? Do you feel like your neighbors are indifferent and standoffish? Do you worry that people here don’t seem to like you very much? Then let me introduce you to the German core value of privacy.”

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New Year’s resolution: finding a new job

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Finding a new job or career could be within your reach as the new year comes.
Finding a new job or career could be within your reach as the new year comes.

Being in a crappy employment situation can easily deteriorate your health. If that’s your case, finding a new job ought to be your New Year’s resolution. If you happen to be a STEM professional, this article is especially relevant for you, on how to land the right job without having to move from the Leipzig area.

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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)
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 internationals 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!
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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