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?

Hiking / Trekking

Ushuaia: Travelling to the southern-most tip of Argentina

It feels … cooler. Pleasant, actually. The landscape is: A miracle. Mountains with snow fields clad in lush forest reach down to sea level. I smile, happy as a child. After 18 months of living in beautiful Aotearoa New Zealand, I immediately bond with this far-away region and city. 13°C, a light breeze and clear southern skies. From […]

#Winter2013: Childhood, Cake & the City of #Krems!

Snow. Soft and swirling, “sweet” white snow. “… A beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight … Walking in a winter wonderland.” My very own haunting melody these days! Cheeks red from the cold, eyes shining while kids go by on their toboggans and thinking of that fresh piece of cake waiting back home? Pure bliss. These are the days […]

An zwei Wochen im August finden hier die jährlichen Impuls.Kurse .in di Berg. statt: Inspiration für Stimme und Hände in wunderbar inspirierender Umgebung.

Creative Travel in Salzburg

“Creative travel, that’s not for me – I’m not creative.” Have you heard this before? Or worse: Had the same thought yourself? Well, there’s only one remedy: Go out and TRY creative travelling. And stay creative, just as you would in everyday life. Learn and benefit from like-minded travellers and/or children around you. Check out […]

How do you spend autumn?

I set about capturing some impressions of autumn for you. As long as the colours decorate the landscape, I think it’s one of the most beautiful seasons ever! An ideal travel time for many regions: Three of them I’d like to introduce here. 1. My home country: Krems an der Donau, Lower Austria (it doesn’t […]

Farm holidays in Carinthia: Enjoying home-grown beer & local delicacies

“Auf der Alm, da gibt’s ka Sünd”: Farm boys & girls can’t be sinners. Well, you’d have to fall in love here naturally! We take a deep breath of the fresh mountain air in Nischlwitz high above Carinthia’s Gailtal valley near the town of Kötschach-Mauthen. We savour the fresh odour of morning bread …

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