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Dunkel. Dreckig. Reudnitz. Martin.

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Portrait of Martin Meißner, the blogger behind Dunkel. Dreckig. Reudnitz. (Photo: Stefan Hopf)
Portrait of Martin Meißner, the blogger behind Dunkel. Dreckig. Reudnitz. (Photo: Stefan Hopf)

The 30-year-old behind one of Leipzig’s most popular online pages talks about his creation, takes us to some of his favorite local spots, and tells us why he and others are deciding to settle down in Reudnitz.

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“Lost in Leipzig” with Dave Murphy

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Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

Meet Dave Murphy, fellow Leipzig lover and founder of the English-language site Lost in Leipzig.

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Glocal spotlight: Gaia Manco, “The Leipziger”

in Culture / Entertainment/Leipzig on the web
Interview with Gaia Manco, founder of The Leipziger. https://leipglo.com
Gaia Manco, founder of The Leipziger, in Beijing in 2014. Photo courtesy Gaia Manco.

“I am a Wahlleipzigerin, and I’d like to say I always will be. Leipzig is particularly meaningful to me because moving to Leipzig meant moving in together with my husband Frank. It sounds super traditionalist to say it this way, but my husband and I never really lived together until after we got married. We simply didn’t live in the same country and sometimes not even in the same continent!
We chose Leipzig because it was a city where we, with our poorly paid intellectual professions, could live well. Much better than in England, where I lived at the time!”

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