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The Gannets of Muriwai

Every year between August and March, thousands of Gannets gather at the wild Muriwai Beach, on the New Zealand west coast. For fishing, mating and raising their chicks. At the onset of southern autumn, they fly thousands of miles across the Tasman Sea, back to Australia, to hibernate. Those who Read more…

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Housesitting

Living for free in beautiful houses around the world. By the sea, nestled in breathtaking mountain scenery or in the middle of thundering world cities. That’s housesitting. Homeowners who travel and want to know their animals are well cared for, offer interested travelers free living and full use of their Read more…

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Why do people become nomads?

Thousands of years ago… …our wild ancestors roamed the deserts, savannas and forests of the younger Earth. In harmony with nature and the seasons, they wandered in search of water, food, resting places and perhaps curiosity through the wilderness, which was still untouched. They lived in clans, in large families, Read more…

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Seven nights in Sydney

Seven years have passed, since my life-changing one-year journey through Australia. A strange feeling to be back, after all the thousands of miles, traveled in recent months and years. As if I would return to my personal beginning, only much smarter, than I was then. I’ve lived in so many Read more…

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Oahu

On the way to Australia and New Zealand lie the mysterious Hawaiian Islands. After our exhausting roadtrip across the American mainland and some pretty wild last days in 50 degrees hot Las Vegas, we accommodated ourselves in the middle of Waikiki. Our US-visa expired, leaving us 12 hot days and Read more…

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A summer in the alps

After spending a couple of weeks in Cyprus, we head off to Austria. In Bad Ischl, embedded in the fantastic Salzkammergut, we were booked for a 5 weeks housesit. On the way there, for three days, we visited the highest mountain of Germany, the Zugspitze. The Zugspitz mountain railway brought us Read more…

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