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Inter Leipzig: football meets integration

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Inter football meets integration.
Inter football meets integration.

“The beautiful game cannot become a symbol of exclusion and a space for those seeking to define the nation based on racial lines – hence the importance of Inter Leipzig’s efforts.”

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Ein Bier, bitte: going gaga for Gose

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Bayerischer Gose. Photo © Chrissy Orlowski
Bayerischer Gose. Photo © Chrissy Orlowski

I love to drink beer and all of the different flavours there are! Do you love it as well? If so, follow along with my exploration of Leipzig’s ancient beer treasure: Gose.

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The importance of learning to say “no”

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When on the go, it may be hard to say "no."
When on the go, it may be hard to say "no."

There’s only so long you can kid yourself that going to crocheting classes on Tuesday nights is what you’re all about.

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5 (personal) stages of learning German

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5 stages of learning German. Which apply to you? (Photo: public domain)
5 stages of learning German. Which apply to you? (Photo: public domain)

Pulling your hair out yet?

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When opera orders a beer at the bar

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Natasha and Juan, co-managers of Opera on Tap Leipzig. (Photo © Rico Molaro)
Natasha and Juan, co-managers of Opera on Tap Leipzig. (Photo © Rico Molaro)

Opera on Tap, a non-profit run by aspiring artists, has come to Leipzig to drag opera out of the house for a night on the town. The next show is 23 May at Beyerhaus.

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Love, bureaucracy & despair in the city

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The city of Leipzig can breed equal parts love and despair for expats. (Photo: public domain)
The city of Leipzig can breed equal parts love and despair for expats. (Photo: public domain)

Coming to Leipzig is rather easy – staying, not so much. A heartbreaking story involving an intercultural couple, unpaid pension fund fees and the Ausländerbehörde.

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