23 Min. 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
6 Min. 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.
Full of treasures: The 'Pearl of Africa'
Uganda photo gallery
< 1 Min. 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.
Fifty Shades of Green
Madeira photo gallery
< 1 Min. 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.
Family vacation in the Reka vacation village Bergün
Bergün/Switzerland photo gallery
< 1 Min. 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.
My personal Top 30 photos
< 1 Min. My personal favourite photos from over 93,000 travel images in my database. The 28 colour and two black-and-white photos were taken over eleven years, eleven countries with ten lenses on seven cameras.
Where to experience your green miracle
Costa Rica – Fliers, frogs, sloths
20 Min. 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.
Costa Rica photo gallery
< 1 Min. 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.
Desert Adventure Wadi Rum
Jordan – Where Hollywood found Mars
16 Min. 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”.
Family vacation in the Reka vacation village in Schwyz
Morschach/Switzerland photo gallery
< 1 Min. 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.
A Piece of France in the South Seas
New Caledonia – South Sea with sunken forest and mangrove heart
19 Min. Like a South Seas dream come true, New Caledonia lies east of Australia in the Pacific Ocean. Seen from Europe, this is actually directly at the other end of the world. Those who take the long journey will experience turquoise water and dazzling white beaches as well as many surprises.
My article in the German daily newspaper DIE WELT
Amazon for beginners
18 Min. The Brazilian jungle is not a playground for tourists. Those who want to experience it need good guides – and courage.