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Shameless: real, raw and often raunchy

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“‘Con confianza y Sin Verguenza’- I have always walked with my head high surrounded by misfits, free thinkers and healers. I believe this is what has lead me to the city of Leipzig.”

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Tea: universal language?

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Our guest writer today, a Brit living in Leipzig, deconstructs “a nice cup of tea” down to its linguistic components – adding a bit of social, cultural and psychological context – and shows us a seasoned lover’s understanding of the art of tea-drinking.

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German purity laws turn 500

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“To honor the 500th anniversary of the German Purity Laws, I’ve started a year-long series in my online column, The Flensburg Files, looking at the history of beer in Germany and trying (and recommending) beers only made in Germany.”

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Belo Horizonte, arts and culture hub

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“Belo Horizonte became home to charming small art galleries and a flourishing startup scene, also known as San Pedro Valley, which shook things up in the business realm of my old city. So if you have been gentrified out of Berlin or Leipzig is already too cool, that might be a feasible option.”

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How feminism killed romantic love

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Sex-positive characters are entering the world of TV shows and beginning to challenge the concept of romantic love, marriage and kids - though there's still a long way to go. https://leipglo.com

Independent, sex-loving, successful female characters in pop culture are gradually coming into the scene to challenge the image of romantic heroines devoted to children and partner.

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6 tips to learn German faster

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StoryPlanet provides some tips on how to make learning German less complicated and more fun, and shares info on its ongoing crowdfunding campaign for developing a new learning tool.

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