Alternative Travel

Browse pages and posts about alternative travel forms

World’s Best Hikes: Summer Hiking Trails

Summer Hiking Trails

Few experiences can give a sense of freedom and adventure as deep as a summer hiking trip. Between June and August, most of us also have more time for what we really like to do, leaving… Read More

Camino de Santiago: Thoughts & Experiences

Camino de Santiago: Thoughts & Experiences

The Camino de Santiago, aka the Way of Saint James, is a 1,000-year-old pilgrimage to the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in Galicia, Spain. Many people walk this route for… Read More

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Humboldt-Siemens

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Humboldt-Siemens

You look at the map and say: “let’s connect the father of ecology with that of the electric elevator”. Today, only a pleasant lakefront, six giant murals, the remains of a magnificent forest, and the runways… Read More

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Street Art Masters #1

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Street Art Masters #1

It is as if the most spectacular street art in Berlin was generated by a powerful explosion from Urban Nation, the “impossible museum” where our trail ends. The works of Shepard Fairey, Jadore Tong… Read More

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Sense the Distance

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Sense the Distance

From the melting pot of Karl-Marx-Straße to the neo-baroque park that used to be a gravel pit. What will stay with us? The boundless spaces of a disused airport, the war cemetery with adjoining mosque… Read More

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Off the Wall Trail

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Off the Wall Trail

Urban decadence sprouts from both sides of the wall (that wall!) and might take on the appearance of wicked clubs, alternative cultural projects, “niche” creative labs, obscure installations… Read More