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I don’t know about you, but every few months I am in desperate need of complete relaxation. It can get tough at times living in a metropolis like Berlin where it’s all about getting the job done, keeping up with social activities, having an open ear for friends and their problems and always working out your own. On top of all that you are trying to maintain a somewhat healthy …

[ Written by Katja | 2 Apr 2013 | 3 Comments | ]

When the offer rolled in whether I wanted to go on a trip to my home country of Austria, I was already dreaming of sunshine, snow and mountains. Living in Berlin is great but I do sometimes miss the mountains. I was very excited this was happening – soon enough I was on my way to reach the ultimate dream destination in the Alps: Ischgl, Tyrol.
Ischgl is a place that …

[ Written by Kathi | 5 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

What does a girl with no sense of direction do when she wants to make a documentary about reindeer in the minus 38 degrees wilds of Northern Sweden? Well, this girl recruits her friend Patrick, a German ex-Special Forces Army Captain to come along and serve as her assistant.
And so it began, our 3,400 kilometer 5 day odyssey from Stockholm to Kiruna, Lapland, with Patrick the machine driving, and with …

[ Written by guest | 29 Jan 2013 | One Comment | ]

Just like yours, my life gets crazy sometimes. Sometimes it’s all about 7am flights, 8 am shootings and deadlines deadlines deadlines. Mix in living off fast food for days, not sleeping for more than 4 hours a night and some nasty weather and you’ll be ready for a time out in no time.
The days leading up to my stay in Tyrol were just like that. In 3 days I had …

[ Written by Katja | 17 Dec 2012 | 4 Comments | ]

When picking the right place to spend a ski holiday we are faced with a ton of options. It’s a bit like picking a place with a nice beach – just sun and the ocean is not enough, we also want a great hotel, vibrant nightlife and ideally a couple of cultural options. With the ski holiday that is not much different. Finding snow and ski pistes is not the …

[ Written by Katja | 15 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

For those in the Northern Hemisphere, winter is fast approaching. Though some of us are still having sunny days and good weather, soon the inclement side of things will be rolling in. After ending up “accidentally” backpacking through central and Eastern Europe last winter, I can’t recommend anyone try to repeat this. Traveling is already challenging enough when you don’t have to factor in hauling around snow boots and heavy …

[ Written by guest | 7 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | ]