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?

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Creative Storytelling Workshop through Creative Tourism Austria

MAKE ME CARE! Why should I listen to you? What story does your person, your hotel, your offer tell me? “A so-called ‘Plättenfahrt’ on lake Aussee essentially means selling a dream to our clients”, Mrs Stocker, managing director of the hotel Erzherzog Johann in Bad Aussee, explains: “If we then manage to surprise their culinary imagination with our local lake brass specialities and […]

Painting, Cooking & Felting: Creative Breaks at Hotel Tannenhof in Salzburg

Creative Travel with “Creativelena” and Creative Tourism Austria. When I heard about our group of young travel bloggers joining a creative beer-making workshop in Salzburg, I thought it was all falling into place. I just had to organise for us to continue creative travelling in Austria, exploring further interactive leisure options around the provinces of Salzburg & […]

Beer Workshop in Salzburg: Make Your Own Beer at the BierKulturHaus in Obertrum!

All fogged up (with beer steam). Laughing. Sharing photographs & keeping it going. “You have to continue stirring and check the temperature!” – “Make sure nothing falls in here, as that would be a real catastrophe and all of your work destroyed!” We take a respectful step back from the tank, which slowly starts filling […]

Salzburg: Secret Beer & Magnificent Cultural Capital of Austria

Salzburg, a “world stage“. So many threads run together here weaving a fabric of international atmosphere, magnificent small city and historical beer tradition. The world-famous puppet string theatre welcomes us travel bloggers on this Friday in June: Black Dots White Spots, JustTravelous, Rolling Wheatfields, Tripwolf & Teilzeitreisender, treating us to a short version of Mozart’s Magic Flute that brings back […]

Bake Your Own Bread with Roswitha Huber in Salzburg

Today, we FINALLY made it to Roswitha Huber. She is a star, really. “Simply” baking (real, delicious, home-made Austrian) bread? Our group of dedicated travel bloggers from all over Austria will all agree: Learning how to bake your own bread in the Rauris valley of Salzburg definitely is an experience in its own right. ” … And […]

Ein Rundgang durch die Stadt Salzburg ist vor allem Ende November / Anfang Dezember ein wahrer Stimmungsheber- und wem's draußen zu kalt wird, der findet an jeder Ecke "eine gute Stube" (sowie natürlich, reichlich Bier!).

Austrian Travel Blogger Meet-up in Salzburg

Winter starts with the first flakes of snow in Salzburg. A cosy atmosphere wraps us up, supported by the chants of Christmas carols from the local Christmas markets. As travel bloggers, we feel inspired …  beer, travel tales & blogging. Thoughts, ideas, opinions and emotions are being “liked”, “shared”, “tweeted” and “posted” parallel to our […]

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 […]

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