Reconnect with Nature

Deep inside we know that we are part of nature. As humans, we are wired to be outside, nature makes us happier and healthier. But modern life often mutes the call of the wild, and that’s why we created THE OUTDOORS. We are here to show you all the wonderful aspects of being outside. To get you off the couch and out into nature. Let yourself be inspired to step outside, reconnect with your spirit and recalibrate your senses.

#GOBACKPACK Vanlife

We are building a van for you! In easy to follow DIY videos, Anna and Timo will give you tips and tricks on how to sustainably build out a former fire truck.

The Art of Shinrin-Yoku

An Interview With Nature Therapist Lia Braun About Forest Bathing and How It Can Enhance Our Health

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Transcending Boundaries – The Gendarmstien Trail

Unlimited Views on Denmark's Most Beautiful Hiking Trail Along the German Border

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Slow but Steady

A Conversation About Hiking on Your Front Doorstep With Hiking Guide Gustl Fraedrich

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Following Rivers

For Four Weeks Author Jens Steingässer Travels by Bike and Packraft Along German Waterways

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Walden 2020 – All Paths Lead to the Self

In Times of Crises We Seek to Ground Ourselves Through Nature. What Can Thoreau’s Classic Teach Us Today?

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The Cherry Season Has Begun

We Had Big Plans for the Summer, but Then Came the Pandemic, So Why Not Go Cherry-Picking at Your Local Farm?

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Walking in nature can boost creative problem-solving skills by 60%

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Vancouver, Canada is the most instagrammed #vanlife location in the world.

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Picnics Instead of Conference Calls – The New Work-Life Integration

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Traveling to Montenegro in Our Van

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Due to the Corona restrictions, Germans currently ride their bikes twice as much as before the pandemic. In April 2020, bicycle usage even quadrupled.

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Dogs may sniff out COVID-19 infections in the future. In a Finnish study, dogs trained as medical diagnostic assistants learned to recognize the signature odor caused by the coronavirus.

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Wolfgang Buttress – A Symphony of Bee and Man

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570K – Tons of plastic waste that end up in the Mediterranean Sea every year. The Seaqual Initiative has retrieved 600 tons of it and turned it into Seaqual yarn.

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Anna Heupel – How I became a photographer

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SEAQUAL – If we don’t flip the switch, the littering will just continue.

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Can You Keep It Down?

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A Night Hike to Mount Bromo

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60 – number of centimeters that the Himalaya’s highest peaks lost during the 2015 earthquake in Nepal

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Swimming in Cities

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Parks Project – National Parks Apparel

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12,5 – Kilograms of CO2 that a beech can absorb per year

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Staying at Home With Kids

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The Wild Ride

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2 Minimum of hours per week spent in nature will improve health and well being.

The Language of Nature in Our Lives

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Why Do Women Birdwatch Differently Than Men?

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Wild Eating

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The Wild (-Life) Sound Recordings of Chris Watson

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A newly discovered deep-sea crustacean has been named after heavy metal heroes, Metallica

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Saving the Last Remaining Virgin Forests in Romania From Illegal Logging

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Camino de Santiago – A Pilgrimage in Plastic Ponchos

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Hunting for Mushrooms in the Brandenburg Woods

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347,538 – Number of people who walked the Camino de Santiago in 2019

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Hiking in a Place Built for Cars – El Camino Real from San Francisco to San Jose

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The Virtual Illusion of Marisa Hampe

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Learning from Nature – An Interview with the Founder of Germany’s First Forest School

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Winter Escapes – Surfing in Fuerteventura

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500 – Years it takes for average plastic bottles to fully decompose. Or it gets a new life as a Texapore Ecosphere product.

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35 – increase in percent that food tastes better on hikes (active time starting at 2 hours 40 minutes)

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Tiny Houses May Not Be the Future of Housing but They Can Be a Gateway Drug to Simpler Life

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Lost Places – Nature is Reclaiming This Abandoned Soviet Town

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The Mystery of the Corfu Trail

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The Sound of Silence – Field Recordings in Music

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