Born in Austria, Esther studied Provincial Archaeology and Art History at the University of Graz, Austria. Her other interests include 20th century Vienna and the Viennese Secession, two of her favourite subjects. Later, Esther travelled to the UK to study Maritime Archaeology in Southampton.
Esther has worked for various museums and universities in Austria, England, Spain, Oman and Croatia researching the cultural history, art, architecture and other material remnants of various cultures.
Alongside Esther's work for Andante Travels she is undertaking a research project for the UNESCO looking into Palaeolithic lake dwellings in Austria.