Longing: City - a visual journey. The somewhat different travel guide.

Opener Sehnsucht: Stadt

With a competition at the end. You can find more information on this at the end of this post.

Do you also feel such a strong longing to travel? Just pack your suitcase and go? To discover something new, to go in new ways, to get out of the familiar environment? We have been doing the same since the beginning of the pandemic and right now! Probably everyone had already made travel plans for this year and then, as we all know, things turned out very differently.

A travel guide that invites you to dream

For this reason, Cécile Meier and Klara Dengler have teamed up and created a travel guide under the creative umbrella of @ ongoing projects written. For them, the following applies: In times when travel is difficult, they want the reader to travel visually through six European cities. The somewhat different travel guide impresses with its diverse experience reports, poetic texts, special tips, beautiful design and a sustainable overall concept. The perfect gift for a friend or just to browse yourself, Dream and make travel plans.

We asked Cécile, one of the two editors of the travel guide, our three questions.

What was or is your motivation behind the travel guide "Sehnsucht: Stadt - Eine Visual Reise"?

During the never-ending pandemic, the travel bug grabbed me so much that I started dreaming my way through old vacation trips - visually in the form of pictures and videos on my mobile phone and of course through my memories. My friend Klara Dengler felt the same way, and while indulging together, we came up with the idea of ​​creating our own travel guide. We wanted to let others participate in our experiences in different European cities and thereby offer them the opportunity to travel visually. Because the pandemic has not deprived us of the desire to travel and, above all, the opportunity to dream and plan new trips. With a sustainably produced and climate-neutrally printed travel guide, your own imagination can be stimulated and as soon as traveling is again possible, our tips for museums, restaurants, shops, sights and accommodation can be discovered.

Cécile is one of the two editors of the travel guide Sehnsucht: Stadt

What do you advise our readers: what can you do specifically for a better future?

Question yourself and the system, become really critical and be ready to break with old patterns. My motivation to continuously behave in a more environmentally friendly way comes from the fact that I am aware of my responsibility. The responsibility towards our planet, my fellow human beings and also the generations that will come after us. In my master's thesis, I dealt with futurology and noticed that thinking in different scenarios helps to imagine what our future might look like - positively as well as negatively. If you break down these scenarios, which are perhaps 20 or 50 years in the future, it becomes clear that we currently still have room for maneuver to change. And it is precisely this that is to be used.

The exchange with others helps immensely. Because of course climate change, with all its devastating consequences, can put you in a state of fear. Talking about it and developing ideas for a more sustainable future with others creates value and a purpose, which in turn serves as a drive.

How do travel and sustainability fit together for you?

Travel and Sustainability fit together perfectly for me. They even have a certain degree of dependency, because in my opinion, as an environmentally conscious person, you cannot do any “non-sustainable travel” without getting a guilty conscience. On the one hand, this of course means that traveling is no longer perceived as carefree, as a certain amount of planning and questions of conscience go hand in hand. On the other hand, it leads to creativity in finding new travel options, such as apartments and means of transport, which makes traveling a real adventure again.

Travel and sustainability can also create wonderful synergies. For example, if you combine a trip with a good cause and lend a hand at the holiday destination, Plastic collects and recycles or supports a social project, then travel is given a higher priority.

The contents of the travel guide summarized again:

◦ Content: reports on experiences, poetic texts, photographs
◦ Cities: Berlin, Copenhagen, London, Paris, Porto & Nuremberg
◦ Tips: cafes, restaurants, bars, shops, museums, galleries & sights
◦ Format: A5
◦ Number of pages: 90
◦ Printing: Recycling paper and climate-neutral printing in Berlin
◦ Price: 18,00 euros (plus 2,00 euros shipping costs)
◦ Donation: € 1,00 per copy sold

You can find more information about the travel guide project at the shop and on the Instagram profile of ongoing projects

Look in the travel guide
The travel report about the beautiful city of Porto

Competition: ongoing projects X Good Travel

Together with ongoing projects, we are giving away one of a total of three travel guides. And this is how you take part:
👉 Follow @ goodtravel.eu and @ ongoing projects
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✍️ In the comments, mark the person with whom you would most like to go on a city trip

The competition starts on May 07.05.2021th, 11.05.2021 and runs until May 23.59th, 12.05.2021 at XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. The winner will be notified by us on May XNUMXth, XNUMX in a personal message. The competition is not related to Instagram or Facebook. You agree to the conditions of participation.

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The following prizes will be awarded: 3 x 1 travel guide "Longing: City - A visual journey"

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