At home outdoors

FROM COPENHAGEN TO BERLIN – BY BIKE

by Jack Wolfskin
Bikes at a lake

Sounds like the perfect holiday. Out in the fresh air all day, quality time for yourself and your thoughts, living life on a minimum, yet still doing something positive for your own health without unnecessarily impacting adversely on the environment. It’s great fun exploring the world on a bicycle. That’s the reason we’ve included a bike trip here that is likely to be popular with those of you new to cycle holidays. After all, it doesn’t have to be cycling through the Rocky Mountains on your first go. A cycling trip from Copenhagen to Berlin is just as exciting to get a new perspective on the world.

Travelling differently – sustainability in the Philippines

by Jack Wolfskin
Bergpanorama Palawan

The Philippines is a great destination for those wishing to discover a true lost world. This archipelago in Southeast Asia with its 7641 islands still offers an experience with close to a pristine natural environment. To ensure that this remains the case, the Philippine government has set itself the task of setting up sustainable tourism and is basing this on the principle of “less is more”. Read on to see how this can be achieved through many small, everyday actions.

Back to the roots – hobbies that save energy

by Jack Wolfskin
Mann knetet Brotteig

Hobbies make life even more beautiful. In everyday life, the pursuit of a task that some may describe as being pointless not only provides rest and relaxation, but also teaches us a wide range of skills from which we can benefit. For some, this may be parachute jumping, whilst others may gain satisfaction in devoting their time to their very own saltwater aquarium. Beside the cost, these types of activities also consume a significant amount of energy. There is most definitely a more economical way around this, and we have a few suggestions on how you can achieve this.

Bionics – what we can learn from nature

by Jack Wolfskin
Riesenmantas im Meer

They say mother nature is the best doctor. And artist. But mother nature is also the best teacher. After all, she sparks the creativity within us, and we can learn a lot from her. The technical term for this is "bionics", which is a concept that brings together biology and technology. We have discovered some exciting branches of research that we can’t wait to tell you about!

6 tips for a sustainable skiing holiday

by Jack Wolfskin
Schneelandschaft

It’s a real dilemma. For many, the thrill of the slopes is an integral part of their winter holiday. Steep descents in the bright sunshine and cosy evenings spent in the chalet provide the perfect mix of action and relaxation for a few days of recuperation. Unfortunately, however, conventional ski tourism puts quite a strain on the environment. That's why we’ve asked around in order to provide you with a few tips on how you can make your holiday more sustainable!