Traveler's Steampunk Blog

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The Clockwork Rose, Britain’s first Steampunk Bar needs You!

| 10. Februar 2015

Well look at this: Bristol is getting a Steampunk-themed cocktailbar, hopefully. In order for The Clockwork Rose to actually bloom, blossom and grow, the people behind this most commendable of projects need the support of the community and have started a fundraising site, here. They describe their endeavour thusly: Jump into a fantastical past! Furnished with […]

Save your Skin in Style

| 13. November 2013

This little noir-pulp-retro commercial needs sharing. It also raises the question: How many horrific crimes have been prevented by simple little mishaps like the one presented in this video:

Cross-Post from the Gatehouse Gazette

| 29. August 2013

Hilde Heyvaert, one of my best and oldest friends in the Steampunk scene, has published a most excellent article/rant over at The Gatehouse. With her permission, I am cross-posting it here, because it beautifully captures another one of those weird attitudes you find in our scene. Some people really have a desperate need to be […]

An Evil Shot of Vodka for Friday

| 12. Juli 2013

For all you Steampunks with metaphysical inclinations. Those of you who regularly attend seances, here comes the perfect drink to get you into the mood and maybe attract some additional spirits: Find out more on their official blog and website, they are still in the start-up phase, but who knows what evil will pour out […]

An unofficial video: Parov Stelar Trio – Doctor Foo

| 26. Juni 2013

Steampunks for Malala Yousafzai fundraiser! Spread the word!

| 15. Oktober 2012

OK, it is good if we all send get-well-soon wishes to Malala who is currently treated in the UK, but it is even better if we pick up her torch and see to it that girls in Pakistan get an education. This is the reason why I created the Steampunks for Malala Yousafzai fundraiser. Find […]

Adopt a Werewolf Puppy today!

| 27. Juni 2012

For centuries, self-declared monster hunters have gone out into the dark forests and remorselessly slaughtered members of one of the rarest species on the planet: Werewolves Few people have ever wasted a thought on the fact that some of those beautiful, powerful and magnificent creatures they slew had families of their own. More often than […]

Gentlemen need Cocktails!

| 18. Juni 2012

Well, it took some time but summer has hit. Now it is rather on the warm side outside, in other terms: It is cocktail weather. Under most circumstances, my cocktail of choice is the White Russian, which, coincidentally, has nothing to do with my political stance. If you did not get the joke, look it […]

Break the Rules, Do Something New, be a Daring Amateur!

| 29. Mai 2012

The attitude described here by Mr. Keats is so Steampunk: Be an individual, ask your own questions, do your own projects, inflict them on the world! Allow the word to engage you in return! To be inactive would mean to waste a chance to leave a mark. You do not have to be a professional, […]

Euro Steam Con I – Spread the Word

| 22. September 2011

So here it is, the idea of a European Steampunk Convention. Since a lot of things are happening on the other side of the Atlantic and some decent events have taken place in Britain, it is about time something major happens in continental Europe. Thus far, conventions and meet-ups have mostly been local or country-based […]