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The Joy of Missing Out or Whatever Happened to Lapland

Just a little warning: You’re about to read an uncool story! It’s not the kind of story that deserves inspirational Instagram hashtags or that tells you to get out of your comfort zone more. It’s a lush winter story about Read more…


From Sweden to France – A Reflection on Winter, Handstands and 2018

Bye Sweden! You’ve been great! And so was 2018 (and there’s still a little more to come!) As I am starting this blog post, I am sitting in the departure lounge of Arlanda Airport in Stockholm, reflecting on the last Read more…


Starting the Winter in Style – Hikes and Handstands at DOCH Stockholm

Welcome to the winter edition of Handstands on the Road! There will be a lot of handstands and quite possibly a lot of snow later on as well as I’ll be in Hetta, Finland as from January 2019. If you Read more…


Final Feedback Round – The Very Last of the Summer

After the rich and relaxing days off, it was time to return to the Sirkhane circus centres, to teach some more, to share the love and joy we collected each day. Yet, during the last week, it became harder for Read more…


Social Circus in Mardin part II – Of Festivals, Food Poisoning and the Worth of NGO Work

Hi there! Now let’s at least try to conclude the summer tales before the first snow falls – maybe it already has where you are, but let me assure you that even though I travelled further north and am currently Read more…


Circus, circus! – Of Juggling in the Dust and Stilting through the Chaos

Good morning (probably not anymore by the time this gets out – save it for an appropriate opportunity if you like), dear readers! It’s been a while this time, mainly because living the stories still takes slight priority over telling Read more…


Breaking the Rules – Trail Burnout between Istanbul and Iznik

Welcome back! So this is the post that was meant to be about the big hike, about the Sufi Trail, this pilgrimage like path  leading the roughly 800km from Istanbul to Mardin. Hiking this trail was a big part of Read more…


Night Trains and other Misadventures

Welcome back! I hope you enjoy this post – it was one of the more difficult ones to get out here. I began typing it up in a slightly dodgy upholstery atelier somewhere between old and new Mardin, a town Read more…


From the Iron Gates into Bulgaria – How far can we go?

The last part of the summer bike trip – We are running out of time, but the best days are yet to come… 18th of August 2018 – Vinci to Tekija, ca 100km It is the heat of the sun Read more…


Belgrade to Golubac – Like the River Flows

“I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.” – John O’Donohue One of my favourite quotes is certainly true for thıs unexpected, hardly at all planned, bike trip, for this entire Read more…