23 Min. Breathtaking desert landscapes, impressive mountain ranges, exuberant hospitality and delicious food. Oman offers all of that. I venture deep into the interior – the 7th Hole Cave on the Selmah Plateau is quite something.
Table Mountain Expedition
My life’s dream destination
29 Min. Scientists called Venezuela’s Salto Angel waterfall the eighth wonder of the world. The dreamlike, yet mystical Table Mountains inspired James Cameron for his film Avatar. And I finally fulfilled my long-cherished No. 1 travel dream on my fourth attempt: a trip to what I consider the most spectacular landscape in the world.
Table Mountain Expedition
Venezuela photo gallery
2 Min. Scientists called Venezuela’s Salto Angel waterfall the eighth wonder of the world. The dreamlike, yet mystical table mountains inspired James Cameron for his film Avatar. And I finally fulfilled my long-cherished No. 1 travel dream on my fourth attempt: a trip to what I consider the most spectacular landscape in the world.
Interview with volcanologist
“At some point La Réunion will disappear”
5 Min. During my trip to La Réunion, I spoke with Philippe Kowalski, the deputy director of the volcano observatory at Piton de la Fournaise.
An island like no other
La Reunion – Like a trip around the world in five days
26 Min. Where else in the world can you splash in the sea in the morning, walk in the rainforest at noon, and marvel at a desert with an active volcano in the afternoon? Reunion offers the most diverse variety of landscapes, vegetation and cultures that I know.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The pearl of Africa
Uganda – Tree lions and monkey shows
26 Min. Where do you find something like this: Mountains growing out of the rainforest? Lions that climb trees? And gorilla visits! Uganda is a sensation. The ‘Pearl of Africa’ surprises with unimagined natural abundance, an enormous variety of animals and friendly people.
Marvel at primeval forces
Iceland extreme – ice bath and volcanic eruption
26 Min. Volcanic eruption! One of the most fascinating spectacles in nature. For the first time we were to witness spewing lava live. The largest volcanic island in the world offered us even more: cold weather training, a glacier hike and an ice cave visit.
Iceland extreme: volcanic eruption and ice bathing
Iceland photo gallery
2 Min. 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!