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Inspiring Travelers – “Once upon a Saga”

I believe life is about experiences, moments and the people you meet along the way. In the “Inspiring Travelers” Interview series we get to know people, who are pursuing real life experiences and inspire others to live life. Today we get to know Thor’s story and his Saga. Tell us a little about yourself, Thor! My full…


Inspiring Travelers – “Life of Balu”

I believe life is about experiences, moments and the people you meet along the way. In the “Inspiring Travelers” Interview series we get to know people, who are pursuing real life experiences and inspire others to live life. Today we get to know Mogli’s story and his van Balu. Tell us a little about yourself, Mogli!…


Eye To Eye with Mountain Gorillas in the Ugandan Rainforest

There are only two places in the world where mountain gorillas live in their natural habitat. The first are the Central African Virunga mountains between Rwanda and DR Congo. Number two is the rainforest of south Uganda. Mountain gorillas are critically endangered for a number of reasons. The biggest threat are poachers. They set up trap sets,…


Reflecting on Rwanda and How We Got Denied Entry To DR Congo

We were laying in the ocean on a greek island drinking probably more Gin Tonic than we should have, when Philip and me decided we should achieve something truly other-worldly amazing. We came to the conclusion that climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on Tanzania would qualify for such ranks. A few months later we were sitting around…


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

After a lovely week in New York City with my girlfriend I picked up my roommate Marco in Vienna and we were off to the Airport. It was my second red-eye flight in two nights. I was getting exhausted. But there was no way I’d be tired for that trip. Africa is my favourite continent…


Cape Town has it all

Cape Town is located far south on my favourite continent, Africa, and easily my favourite city in the world. It’s as simple as that. I have never been more overwhelmed by a city, with its incredible combination of exhilarating activities, beautiful scenery, friendly people, fresh seafood and history. After one night in Johannesburg I took a…