Category Archives: Travelogue

Hohenschönhausen Prison

Remember to visit the 2017 travel page to see every post I’ve made this year (Amsterdam in April, seven countries over the summer). Hohenschönhausen (lit. “high beauty houses”) is a neighborhood east of central Berlin. The name of the district … Continue reading

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A Poem in Paris

I thought I’d write one sentence while I’m here because it is a special place and because i am wondering if perhaps a bit of magic something in the air might find its way in whether by accretion from the … Continue reading

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Das ist Berlin

Berlin is the familiar, now, and no matter when it makes itself a place in my summer holiday, it is a welcome thing. For me, the beaches of Naxos and Corfu have their appeal, but I would leave them in … Continue reading

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Impressions of Vienna, Austria

Vienna is a beautiful city. What else is one supposed to say? It’s true, after all. The architecture of the flats and churches alike is enough to occupy me for days. In fact, I spent three days walking the city, … Continue reading

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What to Expect from Coffee in Europe

First, I’ll put this up top this time: check out the summer’s collection of posts on the main 2017 travel page. — At the Athens airport, I had a long layover. Seven hours, actually. The duration of this stopover wasn’t … Continue reading

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