La Réunion photo gallery

A piece of France in the Indian Ocean

La Réunion photo gallery

2 Min. Fantastic hikes through deep valleys, long lava tunnels and high volcanoes – that is La Réunion. While roaming the island, I was amazed – also at the varied bird life, crooked trees, oddball volcanologists and the scent of what is probably the best vanilla in the world.

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Two lessons for life

From South Africa's wilderness

Two lessons for life

8 Min. Suddenly I realized: I am in the habitat of lions, elephants, and buffalos. For three days. On foot. That was one of the most mesmerizing experiences I’ve had ever been on. Here are my two most important learnings.

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This man showed me what one can endure

The Venezuelan way

This man showed me what one can endure

4 Min. Venezuela, last month: The last two days of the path to the top of the table mountain Roraima is a sweaty grind: Steep, slippery, windy, and full of loose, sharp-edged rocks and mossy roots. This man, Jaime, doesn’t let on.

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Ice video scores 100,000 views on YouTube

3-min clip about Wim Hof workshop in Poland

Ice video scores 100,000 views on YouTube

< 1 Min. I am very happy that my YouTube video about my Poland Ice Transformation has now been viewed over 100 000 times! 2 hours of shirtless mountain hiking in shorts – with a wind chill down to -19 degrees?! Together with 60 people from all over the world I learned incredible breathing techniques, ice baths and other great tools.

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Four things you can learn from Thor Heyerdahl

On the 20th anniversary of his death

Four things you can learn from Thor Heyerdahl

4 Min. Thor Heyerdahl, one of the most important explorers, discoverers and adventurers of the 20th century died 20 years ago today. What can you learn from Thor Heyerdahl as an entrepreneur, startup founder, manager, or ambitious human being? From my perspective, there are four main things. Get inspired!

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My family on TV

Filming in Berlin

My family on TV

2 Min. Yesterday a TV crew from WDR interviewed my family about our world travels – and what we learned from them. The feature will be broadcast in the series ‘Familie ist …?’ on 9 June 2022 at 10:15 p.m. on WDR and is already available in the ARD media library and on YouTube.

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Valuable concept against doubts

Life hack

Valuable concept against doubts

2 Min. When I tackle a new project and doubt or hesitate, which is often, I repeat this phrase: “Not easy, but humanly possible, so doable.” Like here with a desensitization with a tarantula.

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A redefinition of fear

Changing perspectives

A redefinition of fear

2 Min. Everything starts with a thought. Here’s one: Why not rethink ANGST? And how, pray tell? Let’s start by breaking down ANGST, in this case the word, and then put it together with new, empowering terms – so that a new meaning emerges.

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