Helena is Prague born and based journalist writing mostly for the Aktualne.cz online daily newspaper. Her articles also appear in the Czech Hospodarske noviny economic daily and German political magazine Cicero. As a foreign-desk reporter, she focuses mainly on German politics, Czech-German relations, climate and energy issues as well as European affairs. A political scientist by training and history enthusiast of K&K descent (Czech-Hungarian-Croatian-Ukrainian), Helena is interested in topics of collective memory, dealing with the past, and (non)formal history learning. She likes to divide her free time between hiking, travelling, reading and contemplating about life with friends and beer.