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Booking.com – Hotel / Hostel / Apartments. Consistently shows the most complete listings and good prices
Wimdu – Apartments for short lettings. Bit like a German Airbnb. Most advertisers speak English
HC24 Leipzig – Reputable local letting agency. Furnished short and long term rentals. English-speaking staff
Immobilienscout24 – Search under “wohnen auf zeit” (temporary accommodation)
Immonet – Search under “mobliertes wohnen” (furnished living)
GP Burgkhardt – English-speaking medical office in Leipzig. General Practice and Gynaecology
GP Krautheim – Dr. Jens Krautheim is an English-speaking General Practice and Occupational Medicine doctor (Gohlis)
Dr. Erik Strauß – English-speaking doctor
Therapie.de – Search for English-speaking therapists and psychologists in and around Leipzig
McFit – Popular gym and fitness studio in the Zentrum
ActivSport – Popular gym and fitness studio in Zentrum-Ost
City of Leipzig – Surprisingly informative site from the local bureaucrats. And in English too!
How To Germany – Very good source for info on moving to Germany
Internations.org – How to get a German residency or work visa
Leipzig Craigslist – Classified ads website with jobs, housing, personals, for sale, items wanted, services etc.
Das Schwarze Brett – Like craiglist but local and student oriented (though not exclusively)
Live Work Germany – Lots of unique content about finding a job and apartment, dealing with bureaucracy and settling into expat life
Toytown Germany – Discussion forum in English, great for tips on living in Germany and for healthcare, schools, working etc.
A Travelling Cook – Aussie ex-pat Cate runs cooking classes and a Supper Club in Leipzig (mostly in English)
Ubiquity Theatre Company – English-German youth theatre in Leipzig
Sprachenabend Leipzig – Free social gathering where you can met others to practice German, or English, or Polish or..
Ruth Reinhardt – Independent English-speaking insurance consultant, including health insurance. Highly recommended
Ralf Otto – English-speaking general accountant for ex-pats. Based in Berlin but does everything online
Trinavis-Crowehorwath – English-speaking accountant for ex-pats with complex or business-related tax issues
Leipziger Freiheit – Quirky podcasts about life in Leipzig produced by the people at Leipzig Tourism
Waymate – Really useful way to plan travel to/from Leipzig
Lipzi Tours – Local outfit specializing in guided bike tours
Leipzig Details – Guided tours, on bike, by bus, on foot etc.
InYourPocket – Youthful guide to Leipzig
Verborgenes Leipzig – Hidden Leipzig, off the beaten track. Kinda
RB Leipzig – Leipzig’s love-em-or-hate-em 2 Bundesliga team
Leipzig Zoo – Leipzig’s brilliant zoo, definitely worth a visit
Stasi Museum – Museum with two locations. Downtown one is in the old HQ of the dreaded Stasi secret police
GFZK – Museum of Contemporary Art across from the beautiful Johanna-Park
Spinnerei – At the very core of the ‘Hypezig’ meme, this artist community out in Plagwitz is still worth a visit
Domholzschänke – Tavern (“schänke”) out in the Domholz forests near Schkeuditz. Great little city get-away
Deutschland.de – all about Germany brought to you by the Federal Foreign Office
Bundesliga Fanatic – Top site for German football in English
oh god my wife is german – One of my favourite blogs. Very funny
überlin – London refugee hipsters in Berlin
Liv Hambrett – Australian writer living in Germany
Young Germany – Career and education guide
[page content last updated May 2015]