Category: Travel

Picture vs. life? Volcano tourism on Hawaii

The pictures traveled around the world. At present Hawaii has been struck by one of the strongest volcano eruptions for decades. Although Hawaiians have always lived with their volcanoes and been aware of the risks and although most inhabitants have already experienced several eruptions, the situation now is quite different. The Kilauea (translation “the spewing ...

Nichole Sobecki – Somalia

Nichole Sobecki definitely belongs to the category “Photographers who inspire me”. The US-American lady is an awarded photographer and filmmaker who has often attracted attention from all around the world with her work. Her photos from Somalia, in particular, and the stories she shares with regards to the drought that has lasted for many years ...

National Geography Travel Photographer of the Year 2018

Ever since I’m able to read, I’ve been a fan of the National Geographic Magazine, and ever since I’m into photography, I’ve been particularly fascinated of course by the incredible photographs and the unbelievably talented photographers whose pictures get published in the magazine. One of my greatest dreams – and forgive me for mentioning it ...

La Gacilly – Europe’s biggest photo festival in Baden, Austria

“Europe’s biggest photo festival”. With this slogan the La Gacilly Photo Festival, which takes place in Baden in Lower Austria from 8 June 2018 to 30 September 2018, of course attracted my attention right away. The biggest photo festival – and so far I’ve never really heard anything about it? I’ve got to change this! ...

Surfing in the polar sea: Olivier Morin

Surfing is more than just a sport. Today surfing is about a dream we all have at some point. The freedom to live the day to its fullest, to lie on the beach in a bikini and spend some time on the waves, to only live in the here and now and to sit on ...

A sea of flowers in Japan – photographed by Yuichi Yokata

When it comes to traveling, I mainly get my inspiration from photos. I’m pretty sure many of you feel the same way. 😉 Since I’m about to plan my next trip, I’ve been spending several weeks clicking through diverse photographic platforms and photo/travel blogs. In springtime, in particular, and during the popular cherry blossom season ...

A dream come true for all book worms

A couple of days ago I had the chance to visit the Austrian National Library with my camera, the Canon 5D Mark III. As I entered the luxurious grand hall of the library I was absolutely flabbergasted. I didn’t know what I or my camera should focus on first. In every corner there were meters ...

Cocktails, deck chairs and a summer feeling

I know I’m repeating myself, but the weather, which has been making us so happy for the past few days, is so incredibly nice! I almost feel as if we skipped springtime and started right into the summer – for me this is not a big problem at all. 😉 Last Friday I was at ...

Original or imitation? When you stumble across the Eiffel Tower in China…

Every one of us who grew up with little brothers or sisters probably knows the feeling when the little ones keep imitating you. That can be very annoying, but in most cases this will stop at some point. When I saw photos of Chinese imitations of famous European sights and even entire cities for the ...

Attention – these Instagram users will make you a travel-addict!

Hey guys! Addicted to traveling! A feeling I’m often caught by and that tortures me every now and then. I simply love hopping on a car, a train or a plane and starting off into my next adventure! No matter where to, what counts is going far away and exploring some new environment (with my ...