Since I love to visit and experience many different places all over the world and I’ve gained some knowledge by now about how to do so, I’d like to share some great sites, networks and travel-tipps with you here:
Traveling without a big budget to get started is possible! There are lots of people and places open and welcoming to host you in exchange for help and contribution. You can find plenty to choose from. Platforms like workaway.info, Help Exchange and worldpackers.com offer a great variety of projects to volunteer – from NGOs, country life pioneers, schools, theatres, families looking for help in their gardens, with their kids or building a new house or website, to hostels and other enterprises, you can find almost anything, and will for sure find a host who is looking for what you are offering. The deal is often times this: Continue reading “Work and Travel”→
“This is your life. Do what you love and do it often …“ This is just the beginning: In 2009 three guys sat together to define what success is to them. They ended up creating the Holstee Manifesto which hit the world:
… is a meeting point and project for “creating cultural spaces” (kulturelle raumgestaltung) in Vienna – for locals, and those who want to meet some. The initiators say: “space and place is about urbanism. We communicate, walk, plant, cook and research with locals. We play with the city of Vienna, animating social spaces to bring all kinds of people together in unusual situations. space and place takes risks and people enjoy it. … We hope our website can be a hub for dialogue and a forum to explore new initiatives. As outsiders and also residents, we celebrate Continue reading “space and place”→
Lake Baikal (Russia) is the world’s deepest lake. The ice is so thick, that the transsiberian railway once used to cross it. A group of young siberians has now found a new way of using the ice: percussion. The coolest sound ever …
“Wie Luft zum Atmen” braucht eine Gruppe georgischer Frauen das gemeinsame Singen. Der so betitelte Dokumentarfilm von Ruth Olshan ist eine wunderschöne Reise durch Georgien, auf den Spuren eines musikalischen Welterbes und traditionellen und modernen Musizierens und Tanzens. Wunderschön!
Have you considered traveling to Mongolia anytime soon? If not, you should! :) At least if you are a lover of wide, peaceful, untouched nature and “simple” life. One great possibility of discovering this wonderful country is the offered tours by the non-profit organisation Ger to Ger. Continue reading “Ger To Ger”→