Augstmatthorn Trail – The Ultimate Hike in Interlaken

Augstmatthorn Trail – The Ultimate Hike in Interlaken

Deep below your steps lies the town of Interlaken, nestled in between turquoise-blue lakes. Snowy white peaks glisten invitingly in the distance, and, possibly, the most breathtaking Swiss ridgeline is outstretched in front of you. All this and more can be enjoyed on the hike from Harder Kulm to Augstmatthorn. If this sounds like a dream and you’re up for a demanding full-day hike, look no further, as this is the ultimate hiking experience. Continue reading “Augstmatthorn Trail – The Ultimate Hike in Interlaken”

My Pursuit Of Happiness: How To Live With Less And Be Content

My Pursuit Of Happiness: How To Live With Less And Be Content

Don’t be mistaken, this won’t be a zero waste movement type of post. And this is not about being a minimalist either. For me, living with less has meant saying no to a corporate career, fancy job perks, status, big paychecks, and, most importantly, society expectations. Having less of all this to chase my dreams. Eventually, it’s my take on how to live and experience more. Continue reading “My Pursuit Of Happiness: How To Live With Less And Be Content”

How I Faced My Fear And Jumped Out Of An Aeroplane

How I Faced My Fear And Jumped Out Of An Aeroplane

A skydiving tandem has been an old and dear dream of mine, and years ago I was even considering getting a license of my own one day. But then life happened, and I became friends with fear, anxiety and panic attacks. The thought of exiting a plane and diving into a free fall terrified me, but the dream was still there. So I went out today and made it happen. But it wasn’t an easy journey… Continue reading “How I Faced My Fear And Jumped Out Of An Aeroplane”

From Marketing Life To Ski Rentals, T-Shirt Folding and Video Editing

From Marketing Life To Ski Rentals, T-Shirt Folding and Video Editing

I might not have the best track record with staying at jobs for longer than a year or two, but for about 10 years they all have been, more or less, related to marketing and communications. Moving to Switzerland, however, put an end to my marketing career, and allowed me to experience working at a ski rental shop, outdoor clothing store and, now, a skydiving company. Read on if you want to hear how I’ve been doing in the Swiss seasonal job market for the past year. Continue reading “From Marketing Life To Ski Rentals, T-Shirt Folding and Video Editing”

A Typical Day Of Yoga Teacher Training

A Typical Day Of Yoga Teacher Training

When I was looking into doing an intense yoga teacher training course in India, I was struggling to find a thorough resource where I could get the answers to the questions I had. Still, to this day, there aren’t many people out there writing about such experiences, but I intend to change that. Let me start by recapping a day in the training course – from the moment your alarm goes off until the minute your head hits the pillow in the evening. Continue reading “A Typical Day Of Yoga Teacher Training”

India And Yoga Teacher Training, First Impressions

India And Yoga Teacher Training, First Impressions

If you’re on your first proper trip to Asia, India can indeed be a very intense and full-on adventure, and most people will probably experience some form of a culture shock. While on study breaks from my yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, I wanted to share with you my very first impressions of India, Rishikesh and the course. Continue reading “India And Yoga Teacher Training, First Impressions”

Preparing For A First-Time Trip To India In 6 Steps

Preparing For A First-Time Trip To India In 6 Steps

I write this as I’m sat on a train that will take me to the airport, and off I’ll fly to India. I’d be lying if I said that preparing for this trip was a piece of cake. The opposite – anxiety was kicking in full swing. From travels near and far I have learned, though, that a good preparation for a trip can ease the stress and make the experience more pleasant. Especially, if you’re going somewhere like India. Continue reading “Preparing For A First-Time Trip To India In 6 Steps”

Mountain Biking Weekend In Lenzerheide

Mountain Biking Weekend In Lenzerheide

If you are looking for the perfect mountain biking holiday location in Switzerland, look no further – Arosa Lenzerheide bike region has everything you need. With more than 500 km of signposted bike trails, an excellent lift and gondola network, and a freeride bike park, there’s something to do for any bike lover. On a late September weekend, we decided to get a taste of all this goodness. Continue reading “Mountain Biking Weekend In Lenzerheide”