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Why Do The Swiss Work So Much?

October 4, 2015 |

“The Swiss work so much,” a fact I realize anew when I come back to Switzerland from longer travels. Almost 90 % of the Swiss men work full-time and more than 44 hours a week ( That`s nearly … Read More

Does Traveling Go Well Together with Workaway? Hell yes!

February 1, 2015 |

The modern term “travel” comes most probably from the Middle English term “travailen” or “travelen” which means to torment, labor, strive, journey and even earlier from the Old French “travailler” which means to work strenuously or toil.” (Merriam Webster, 2015)

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Three Must-Watch TED Talks about How and Why you Should Travel

November 12, 2014 |

Robin Esrock, Francis Tapon and Rick Steves have a lot in common, particularly their love for traveling and their will to share this love with others. At three different TEDx Talk Events they`ve all presented in what way … Read More

The Travel Experience – and to where it leads!

July 27, 2014 | | 5 Comments


“Traveling is also a verifying process.”

Patric Ganz

This article had to be written as a reaction to a contribution of an US law professor who discredited traveling as a completely useless activity (Althouse). Without going into … Read More

Tracing the Nature of a Traveler and of a Tourist!

March 1, 2014 | | 7 Comments

“Walking is a virtue, tourism is a deadly sin.”

(Bruce Chatwin, in: What Am I Doing Here?)


Although I mainly support the above mentioned … Read More

Deliberate, Considerate Hedonism – What is that?

January 25, 2014 |

In short: My philosophy of life! Since my way of living is not exactly conventional, I often think about what I`m doing and especially why. I don`t want to justify myself here. Well, maybe, but actually I just … Read More