In Bavaria, All German Clichés Are True

Growing up in the middle parts of Germany, I tend to get a little annoyed with those standardized German clichés: Nobody I know owns Lederhosen. I have only eaten Sauerkraut once in my life. I don’t eat meat. I would always prefer a good wine over a beer. But a while back, Steffen moved to the little … Continue reading “In Bavaria, All German Clichés Are True”

The Student Art Historian’s Guide to an Ugly Home Town

Doing what’s best for you career may eventually lead you to places where you never ever thought you would end up at… When I was about to be done with my Bachelor’s degree I searched  for a suitable Master’s degree to follow my previous studies all over Germany. I had very specific ideas of how … Continue reading “The Student Art Historian’s Guide to an Ugly Home Town”

Hamburg – Two Days in Germany’s Coolest City

After traveling mainly as far as possible (though mostly within the European borders), it was about time I would go get to know my home country a little better. Of course, I moved around a lot already, and had made trips to Munich, Berlin, or Schloss Neuschwanstein with school and my parents, but there was … Continue reading “Hamburg – Two Days in Germany’s Coolest City”