FKT, “fastest known times,” may be the oldest running idea that no one has ever heard of. The challenge of being faster than someone, or preferably everyone, else has surely been around for long, and if it wasn’t in head-to-head competition, it was in how long it took someone to cover the distance from one […]
If it is adventure you seek, it is all there to be found… in the attitude and the doing. (And not just in my Salzkammergut-inspired exemplary, and hopefully a little inspirational, ways ;) ) There is so amazingly much talk about the importance of awareness and attitude for happiness, so much search for fun and […]
It’s been a view for the imagination… Easy, even in a well-lit and heated apartment, to imagine why and how this weak and, consequently, fearful primate we are would huddle around a fireplace, enjoy the company of others, and let the blankness and swirling of the cold fog become the canvas on which stories of […]
After “The Brilliant Moment” and “Move,” yet another great – and again, corporate ad – video too good and inspirational not to share it here… Indeed, we seem made to explore. And exploring is what made us. Then, we aspire to live better – and end up going shopping, forgetting that buying is not being.
10 days to the 100 Miles of Istria. Running Vignette: Dad just had a look at the GPS track of it and then told me, “If we were in Umag [the start] and your mum said we should drive to the other side of Istria [the finish], I’d tell her, No, I don’t want to, […]
“I’m not impressed.” It is easily the ugliest modern attitude that gets expressed by this phrase. As an attempt at coolness and aloofness that does not result in any of the freedom that a certain distance from the humdrum world could provide, it is nothing but proving that you are not really engaged in this […]
The age of adventure, the era of explorers – it all seems a thing of the past. Now, the best you can do is action sports and extreme travel – but there’s a big difference: The earlier explorers didn’t quite know what they were getting themselves into, and went to the white spots on the […]