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Why I chose Leipzig over Berlin

in Glocal/Leipzig/Leipzig tips

Choosing Leipzig over Berlin for a vacation to practice the language changed the course of this young Italian woman’s life – and now she wouldn’t have it any other way.

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Travel and being a total foreigner

in Travel

In China, I was blissfully a toddler; as soon as I returned to Germany, I was reminded of my inadequacy.

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First home abroad for young American newlywed PhD candidate

in Community/Leipzig on the web
The lady behind LOVE LOVE LAUGH blog

It’s nice to see other people adding to a pool of diverse voices narrating life in and visits to our great little city. Today is Becky Markovitz’s turn to be featured in our Q&A; we are happy that, recently, she moved to Leipzig and has been chronicling her cultural discoveries and experiences living abroad for the first time through her blog, Live. Laugh. Leipzig. Here she gives us a little taste of what she’s been up to.

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Arts and Culture: Kicking it German Style (with photos)

in Arts/Culture / Entertainment/Lifestyle
Street Photography Addict

Our artist-columnist today shares some of her experience as an expat getting into German cultural habits: garden house and lakeside techno festival.

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Plagwitz: a kind of correspondence

in Cityscapes/Leipzig
Westwerk in Plagwitz photo by A. KLIUSHNYK

There is an old Jewish proverb I love: “We don’t see things as they are but as we are.”

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I left Leipzig but Leipzig never left me

in Leipzig/Travel
Debra at Pushkin, photo courtesy author

Fellow journalist and blogger DĂ©bora Miranda describes how moving from Lisbon to Leipzig changed her life. Several years later, it has led her to write a book about her experiences as a European (and world) citizen since that very first step in 2006.

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