How to learn snowboarding: A beginner’s mind

Snowboard Course, Part 1 I got a Splitboard for Christmas and finally, after a nasty and loooong-lasting cold I went for my first ride. More so, I did my first course with our friend and I must say, it went quite well. 🙂 I was pleasantly surprised, especially after doing my first curves within short Read More

Christmas Time: retrospect and new goals

In one week’s time it is Christmas Eve. I can’tbelieve another year is nearly over. Come Christmas is going to be a hard one because it is the first Christmas without our Grandpa. It still hasn’t sunk in completely that he is no longer with us. I am sure it is going to become real Read More

In the blink of an eye – When nothing is as it once was

A few weeks ago, our granddad had a stroke. Within the blink of an eye our strong and fit granddad became a nursing case. And now, nobody really knows how to cope. He is homesick, but he can’t go home because he needs to be taken care of by nursing staff. It is heart-breaking to watch Read More

Aflenzer BĂĽrgeralm: A perfect weekend in the Styrian mountains

In celebration of my man’s birthday we took off to a trip to the mountains. Our destination: the beautiful Aflenzer Bürgeralm in Styria, Austria. I expected it to be beautiful, but I didn’t know which jewel this alp is. Cute little houses and huts for summer guests, a nice little restaurant – the perfect chil-out Read More

You live and learn. Keep on going.

I am a huge fan of lifelong learning. In my opinion, we should aim for increasing our knowledge and for achievements in our lives. How boring would it be otherwise? I can’t imagine a life without reading about mountaineering, personal development, news in online marketing, social media and many more. I can’t imagine life without Read More

Hang loose – Living a laid-back life

The term “Hang loose” has its origins in Hawaii as a greeting among surfers. It means something like “stay loose”,  â€śrelax” , “it’s cool”.  It comes with a well-known hand gesture, the Shaka. This form of greeting is still used among surfers around the world. And it is also used by skydivers and that’s where Read More