Island photo gallery

Iceland extreme: volcanic eruption and ice bathing

Island photo gallery

Iceland – island of extremes. On the largest volcanic island in the world, we are fascinated by the eruption of the Fagradalsfjall volcano. And we learn to ice bathe, for minutes! Then a lagoon bath, glacier tour and ice cave visit – an unforgettable short adventure!

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Madeira

Where you can experience your green miracle

Madeira

The sister islands of Madeira and Porto Santo are each beautiful in their own way and have much to offer nature lovers: fantastically dense laurel forests, countless hiking trails of any difficulty and lush flora.

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Ice bath event with 12 participants

"Freeze!"

Ice bath event with 12 participants

Great conversations, lots of fun, breathtaking facts: That’s the conclusion of the private Wim Hof Method Breathing & Ice Bath session my wife and I hosted yesterday in our home and garden in Berlin – powered by Wim Hof trainer Daniel Ruppert. All of us 12 participants jumped into the icy waters.

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Uganda photo gallery

Full of treasures: The 'Pearl of Africa'

Uganda photo gallery

Where do you find something like that? Mountains growing out of the rainforest? Lions climbing trees? And gorilla visits that end (involuntarily) as wasp attacks!? Uganda is a sensation. The ‘Pearl of Africa’ surprises with its unimagined abundance of nature, wildlife and friendly people.

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Madeira photo gallery

Fifty Shades of Green

Madeira photo gallery

The sister islands of Madeira and Porto Santo are each beautiful in their own way and have much to offer nature lovers: fantastically dense laurel forests, countless hiking trails of all difficulty levels and lush flora.

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Bergün/Switzerland photo gallery

Family vacation in the Reka vacation village Bergün

Bergün/Switzerland photo gallery

In Bergün, the train is an integral part of the vacation experience. The famous UNESCO Albula-Bernina line of the fiery red Rhaetian Railway runs right through the picturesque Engadine-style village. And with the free rail pass from the Reka vacation village, you can ‘experience’ the whole canton.

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Costa Rica

Where to experience your green miracle

Costa Rica

So small and yet full of records! In relation to its small area, Costa Rica has the highest biodiversity in the world. 99 % of its electricity is generated from renewable sources. And in the prestigious Happy Planet Index for well-being and sustainability, it has been ranked first for years, ahead of 139 countries.

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Costa Rica photo gallery

Colourful eco-paradise

Costa Rica photo gallery

Shortly before the 2nd lockdown, I take the opportunity for a short escape to Costa Rica. In almost deserted national parks, an exuberant plant and animal world awaits me. A detailed article on my trip will appear in Terra magazine in April 2021.

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Jordan

Desert Adventure Wadi Rum

Jordan

A labyrinth of magnificent sandstone formations stretches as far as the eye can see, the sun makes the steep, red craggy rock faces shine, the desert wind whispers stories of times gone by – in Wadi Rum, Jordan is “great cinema”.

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Morschach/Switzerland photo gallery

Family vacation in the Reka vacation village in Schwyz

Morschach/Switzerland photo gallery

The Reka vacation village is located right next to the Swiss Holiday Park, the largest leisure and vacation resort in the country. Morschach lies above Lake Lucerne and is surrounded by an impressive mountain panorama.

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