CONSCIOUS LIVING

Here you’ll find articles about minimalism, zero waste and sustainable and fair fashion.

What we all have, need and want. What makes us happy and what brings us closer to a joyful and simple life? How are we contributing to the lives of others and to a better world in general?
I have a few thoughts that are circling around in my head and you can read more about them here.

ON THE ROAD

This is where we collect our two cents about everything that you could find useful on the road.

HOME IS WHERE YOU PARK IT – CAMPING ON A LONG TERM ROADTRIP
As soon as you start to plan a long term (or even short term) roadtrip the question of where you are going to sleep comes to mind. If you don’t want to stay in hotels or apartments and want to save a little money, camping might be an option for you. So lets talk about about the pro’s and con’s of different options that you have.

… read more here.

SOUNDTRACK FOR YOUR ROADTRIP
One of THE essentials of roadtrips and life in general: Music. What is a movie without a good soundtrack? And what would a roadtrip be without the right music? Right, the answer is the same: It wouldn’t be as good as it could have been, even if the storyline is perfect and the actors get to play the role of their career. It is quite the same with roadtrips. Music enhances your experience, lifts up your spirit when you hit a low and spirals it up into the sky if you are having a good time in the first place. Pump the right tunes through your cars stereo, feel the air rushing through your fingers as you put your hands out of the window and let your mind wander. As you can probably already tell, we both love music. So we thought we’d share a few of our favourite songs. So go on and, hopefully, get inspired!

TOP 5+ CAMPSITES IN SOUTHERN & EASTERN AFRICA
Before we set off to our trip the thought of living in a car for almost 9 months scared me a bit, to be honest. Probably because the one and only time that I’ve been camping before was a three week camping trip through New Zealand in winter. But after the first couple of nights in our cozy car I realized how much I love camping and now, back in Hamburg, i miss the beautiful campsites, wild nature around us and being outside 24/7.

I thought this post might be a great opportunity to take a stroll down memory lane and give you some ideas, tipps and inspiration if you are planning your next trip through Africa or if you are already there, looking for a great place to stay. So here they are – our Top 5 Campsites in Southern and Eastern Africa plus an additional list of campsites that we can recommend.
… read more here.