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”

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”

From The First Pedal Strokes To The First Crash

From The First Pedal Strokes To The First Crash

Living in the mountains opens up many new opportunities, and mountain biking has been one of them. It’s not even two months since my first proper mountain bike arrived, and I’m already in too deep. I have always loved cycling, but I could never imagine I could be so enthused by conquering trails on two wheels. Continue reading “From The First Pedal Strokes To The First Crash”

Day Trip to Zermatt

Day Trip to Zermatt

To ever see Matterhorn with my own eyes seemed quite unreal. But, to be fair, living in the Swiss Alps – even more so. That would have been something unthinkable years ago. But hey, I’m here now. Therefore, living less than a 3-hour drive away from Zermatt was a reason good enough to finally go visit Zermatt and see the beast that Matterhorn is. And so we did! Continue reading “Day Trip to Zermatt”