Photo Essay: The Windows of St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague

It’s no secret that my favorite art historical period is the Middle Ages. I really can’t tell you how that happened (it is a quirky favorite period after all), but I’m pretty sure it had something to do with Gothic cathedrals. These gigantic churches that were built as high as possible without any help of … Continue reading “Photo Essay: The Windows of St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague”

Around the World in 80 Coffees?!

When I was skimming through the pictures I took on my trips during the last year I realized that I developed a strange habit: I take pictures of my coffees. A lot. It may be an unconscious result of my addiction, but I consider coffee to be picture-worthy. And pretty. And very cultural. Are you aware … Continue reading “Around the World in 80 Coffees?!”

Why Prague Doesn’t Suck in the Rain

When Steffen and I arrived in Prague on an afternoon in September, summer was still omnipresent: People strolled along the streets, wearing shorts and flip flops, couples had rented candle lit pedal boats and floated along the Vltava river. It was a magical summer evening in an incredibly romantic city. But overnight — fall arrived. … Continue reading “Why Prague Doesn’t Suck in the Rain”

How To Do Prague Luxuriously and (!) On A Budget

After Budapest last year, Steffen and I made yet another trip to one of the famous Eastern Europe capitals last week. I have been wanting to see glorious Prague for ages — ever since I heard about St. Vitus Dome in my first semester of art history. For a lover of Gothic architecture and medieval … Continue reading “How To Do Prague Luxuriously and (!) On A Budget”