You wouldn't be here if you weren't curious.*

Hi! I'm Elena! Welcome to my travel blog Creativelena.com.
For me, it is all about “life-seeing instead of sightseeing”: Join me as I create, eat & live my way around the world. Curious?

*Check out my book, “The Creative Traveler’s Handbook”, for learning more about what we mean by creative travel. Travelling means the world to me, makes me fit for everday life and sometimes, I trust, also calmer on the inside. Read this blog with a smile, share what you love and remember to check back regularly: After all, when was the last time you did something for the first time?

Food Tours Worldwide

Porto & the Douro Valley: My love affair of a kind.

What do you write when you are in love? 🙂 It is what it is, is what the German poet Erich Fried already expressed in his magical poem about love. We are now talking about Porto and its adjoining Douro valley, home to the magnificent port wines of this world. I literally fell head over heels. The country, its […]

Am Markt schließlich wird Inesz handgreiflich: Hier sind Besucher eingeladen, ihren eigenen Käse portioniert abzuschneiden.

Salzburg Gourmet Trip: Serving you a culinary walk for an “amuse gueule”

“Expect a real gourmet trip in Salzburg!” Birgit’s happiness about our upcoming trip to Salzburg shines through every line of her last message. I am on a mission again, this time with reisebloggerin.at Gudrun Krinzinger on a perfectly sunny spring day, travelling to the city of Salzburg in order to experience the so-called “eat & meet” festival. Joining […]

Culinary Walk & Cooking Experiences in Austria’s Gourmet Capital City Graz

The couch at the hotel lounge of the Roomz Graz Hotel is a huge variance of the native Styrian “Käferbohne” bean. At the most famous farmers market in Graz, on Kaiser-Fraz-Josef square, we find them for sale in large quantities. Ferdinand Hladik, chef & entertainer, showers us in tasteful Styrian meals such as the Sulmtaler chicken, Styrian trout fish or wonderful […]

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