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Travels with Chad: September 2015

The city of Hamburg is famous for many things. There’s the port, Germany’s largest, the Fish Market, where deep-voice fishmongers hawk seafood, St. Michael’s Church, an exquisite, Baroque structure. And then there’s the Reeperbahn. Located just a few blocks from the port, the Reeperbahn is a one-mile strip that consists of bars, nightclubs, and an […]

The Story Behind Lalique

The Story Behind Lalique

The Story Behind Lalique By Chad Smith If you’ve ever looked at a piece of Lalique glass and wondered what the story is behind that matte, smoky finish and those perfectly smooth lines, where those exotic and provocative motifs come from and why the work of René Lalique and the Lalique Company even to this […]

Travels with Chad

Travels with Chad

Travels with Chad by Chad Smith The blue arrow on Google Maps, which is loaded on my phone, indicates that I’m moving toward my target, but certain things just don’t look right. It’s a desperately foggy night in Hamburg, Germany, and I’m trying to reach Harry’s Hafenbasar, one part store, one part museum, known for […]

A Visit to the Passau Glass Museum

A Visit to the Passau Glass Museum

A Visit to the Passau Glass Museum By Chad Smith The Passau Glass Museum in Germany may not be listed in many travel brochures. In fact, Passau, a small university city near the Austrian border, is not even mentioned in many travel books. But for anyone who is interested in art glass or marvels at […]