VON DER FEHLBARKEIT DES MENSCHEN

Ich bin eigentlich kein Fan von Verboten. Davon, unsere Bedürfnisse nur ins Unterbewusstsein abzuleiten, damit sie dann, ein wenig später, mit noch mehr Wucht zurückschlagen. Aber manchmal helfen Vorgaben und Strukturen auch, uns nicht unfehlbaren Menschen den richtigen Weg zu zeigen, den wir sonst, ganz alleingelassen mit unserer Freiheit, vielleicht nie finden würden. "Verbote zu … VON DER FEHLBARKEIT DES MENSCHEN weiterlesen

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„HOW‘S THE WATER?“

"The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day. That is real freedom. The alternative is unconsciousness, the default-setting, the “rat race” — the constant … „HOW‘S THE WATER?“ weiterlesen

AUTHENTIC POLISH FOOD IN A LITTLE VILLAGE NEXT TO KRAKÒW

Visiting the little city Wieliczka can be done as a (half-)day-trip from Kraków which is only 10 kilometers far away. Why are tourists coming here? Wieliczka is domicile of one of the world's oldest operating salt mines and belongs to UNESCO world cultural heritage. I visited the salt mine, which at its deepest point has … AUTHENTIC POLISH FOOD IN A LITTLE VILLAGE NEXT TO KRAKÒW weiterlesen

TWO NIGHTS IN KRAKÒW

After I visited the Concentration Camp Auschwitz and Auschwitz-Birkenau I took the bus to Kraków which was only a 1,5 hour ride. Stepping out of the bus, we entered a warm and sunny Kraków and quickly spotted the Wisła, in English Vistula, the longest and largest river in whole Poland.  Continue reading here on my other … TWO NIGHTS IN KRAKÒW weiterlesen

SOPHIE AUF INSTAGRAM

Ja, ab sofort bin ich durch noch einen weiteren Kanal im World Wide Web mit euch verbunden! ❤ Das Bild ist übrigens in Krakau, Polen, entstanden. Artikel folgt 😉 https://www.instagram.com/freiraum_sophie/ Wer Bock hat, kann mir gerne folgen! Auf Instagram wird es zwar eher visuelle Neuigkeiten geben, aber vielleicht interessiert euch das ja auch!

AUSCHWITZ II: BIRKENAU

Some three kilometers distant from so-called Auschwitz I – main camp – the second camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau (in Polish: Brzezinka), is situated. It was built in 1941 in the city Brzezinka from which the name of the camp is derived and which was annexed by the Germans after they have occupied Poland. Before the camp was built, the … AUSCHWITZ II: BIRKENAU weiterlesen

CONCENTRATION CAMP AUSCHWITZ I: NAZI TERROR IN THE MAIN CAMP

»Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it« is written in one of the walls of the several brick buildings in the former concentration camp Auschwitz (or in Polish language: Oświęcim) in the south of Poland, one hour bus-ride distant from Krakau. It is a very frequently cited quote from George Santayana … CONCENTRATION CAMP AUSCHWITZ I: NAZI TERROR IN THE MAIN CAMP weiterlesen

THE CLOUD – INTERNET FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF PERUVIAN OUTSKIRTS

A peruvian friend shared this short movie from Perú, produced by Javier Fesser, which affected me a lot. 27 minutes of beautiful pictures, the heartbreaking protagonist Gisela (the little girl who used the internet to put a video on Youtube to contact her father that left before she was born), adequate music, wonderful peruvian Spanish, … THE CLOUD – INTERNET FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF PERUVIAN OUTSKIRTS weiterlesen

FALAFEL IN VILNIUS

  Name: ZATAR Falafel & Hummus Where? – Vokiečių gatve 9 (next to Town Hall) Ranking: 10/10 Audience: Many Single visitors, young, students, pairs Food and Beverage: A big menu of vegetarian dishes (Falafel), coffee, cold drinks, cake, smoothies Guys, I was just overwhelmed by this beautiful place which I am not sure to call restaurant … FALAFEL IN VILNIUS weiterlesen

HIKING VIBES IN THE OUTSKIRTS OF VILNIUS: PAUPIO TAKAS

Situated in Valakupiai, an outskirt region of northern Vilnius next to my university – the European Humanities University – there lies a hiking path called Paupio Takas. I had a long lunch break (the best in my life) and decided to go for a walk with a friend due to the nice sun that was … HIKING VIBES IN THE OUTSKIRTS OF VILNIUS: PAUPIO TAKAS weiterlesen