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Meet Laurel,

Childrens author now based in Germany for over 10 years, she shares her arrival in the small city of Bonn and how she made her place in this little town by taking part in the things she loves: books and gardening. 

Indeed she joined the library as a volunteer and very quickly became a part of the community, same by joining the shared gardens and growing her vegetables she has been able to share with experiences with both the locals and migrants of the town.

Her recommendations

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Früh am Dom (Cologne):

Expat song: "Blessed Be Your Name" by Matt Redman 

Beethoven's Für Elise --Bonn is Beethoven's birthplace and the ice cream truck plays the first line over and over.

Carte blanche: Botanischer Garten (Uni Bonn)

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