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

Hallo! Ich bin Elena! Willkommen auf meinem Reiseblog Creativelena.com.
Ich bin die Kreativreisende, und Du offensichtlich neugierig.

*Was ist "Kreativ Reisen"? Antworten auf diese und viele weitere Fragen liefert Dir mein Reisehandbuch "The Creative Traveler's Handbook". Am liebsten reise ich im Rhythmus der Einheimischen und bin dazu bereits ein paar Mal um die Welt. Sechssprachig. Mit viel Charme, Herz und Hirn. Dies hat mich sowohl ruhig als auch rastlos gestimmt: In der Fähigkeit, inspirierende Geschichten über außergewöhnliche Menschen und Regionen zu erzählen, liegt mein größtes Lebensglück. Viel Vergnügen & Inspiration beim Stöbern durch meine Reisegeschichten!

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Top Ten Instagram Travel Moments in 2014

Awesome “iphoneography”. I just love the aesthetics of my high resolution iPhone5 camera device coupled with the creativity and “filter-full” playground of Instagram. As a travel blogger, Instagram is one of my favourite Social Media apps apart from Facebook, Twitter or Google+. I use it all the time to share those travel moments & photographs I deem […]

Reisefoto des Tages: Ich & mein Frühstück in luftiger Höhe auf der Terrasse vor meinem Baumhaus. Diesen Moment werde ich glaube ich nie vergessen, so gut hat es hier oben, mitten in den Baumkronen, geschmeckt!

Top Travel & Accommodation Tips when visiting Leipzig & the Leipziger Land

Katja is a sly person full of charm and wit. We are here in Leipzig with her, touring the city’s history and (culinary) heritage with her as part of a culinary treasure hunt with a GPS tracker looking for … Larks. And lions! “If you can take pictures of 20 lions during this city tour, you will […]

Und Kathi? Ja, die hat uns alle schon mal "gerettet" ... was für ein vergnüglicher Ausflug!

Cycling, Hiking & River-Cruising the Saxon Heathland & Burgenland near Leipzig

Taking a “Siebenrad” dinghy-bike along the Saxon river Mulde. Hiking the so-called “Heath-Beaver-Tour”. Those who still believe that the Germans are merely “stiff & serious” are proven wrong here. In the Leipziger Land, in any case, they are quite creative! “Actually, we were just tinkering,” Christine Bretschneider laughs in explaining the so-called “Siebenrad” bike. This […]

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#deutschlandaktiv: Travel Tips for the Leipzig Lake District.

“Elena discovers the wildly romantic nature and cultural landscape of the Leipziger Land” … When I first made up my mind about a slogan for my upcoming trip to the city of Leipzig & the Leipzig Lake District, I had no idea how much this expression would actually hit the mark. The landscape here is truly “romantic”, for instance when spending […]

Ein Blick auf die Innenstadt Dresdens mit der berühmten Frauenkirche im Hintergrund. Wir nächtigen direkt im edlen QF Hotel direkt hier am Platz - ein Vorteil für zentrale Stadtbesichtigungen.

Art, Atmosphere & Culture: “Digging Dresden” in Eastern Germany.

“Digging Dresden”?! If you are in for exploring a new city with a jolly happy English girl (“BackPackerBecki“) as well as a cool Canadian lady, Leigh McAdams who “HikeBikeTravels”, talking Saxon German, English as well as Canadian, then you may well mix everything up a little. Like, for example, the story of our darling city guide Christoph […]

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#STSLeipzig Social Travel Summit: Navigating The Future – Think Tank Results.

I will never forget this one particular moment at the Social Travel Summit in Leipzig when Melvin Boecher, founder of Traveldudes.org, comes up to Sarah Lee and me, looks us both in the eyes and mentions in a low voice, adding a sense of gravity, “You! I want you both at the tables during the […]

Thank you for this interesting and very inspiring Summit wrap-up!

#STSLeipzig Social Travel Summit: Content Marketing & Blogger Relations.

The second part of the Social Travel Summit in Leipzig is in full swing. Fergus Parker, of Axonn Media in the UK is here to talk to us about content marketing. After learning all there is to know about Social Media Trends & Creativity, “content is the kingdom in which we all live in. 90% […]

#STSLeipzig Social Travel Summit: Social Media Trends & Creativity.

@NickWestergaard, of BrandDrivenDigital.com, United States, is a captivating speaker. His presentation merely serves to accompany him in his beautifully crafted expressions, using drama, pause & (rhetoric) questions to hook his audience – that is, us travel bloggers and industry representatives who have come to attend the first ever “Social Travel Summit” in the city of […]

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#STSLeipzig Social Travel Summit in Leipzig: Future, Success, Innovation.

It is 04.00 o’clock in the morning, my head is spinning and yet I am wide awake. Just now, two of the most inspiring, exciting and happiest days of gathering of international travel bloggers (“top online influencers”) with the travel industry (leading brands, marketers, PR & DMOs) have gone by in the Eastern German city […]

Erinnerungen an stürmische & gleichzeitig traumhafte Momente: Blick auf den Strand von Wustrow an der deutschen Ostseeküste.

Photo Challenge in April: Water. 5 continents flow into 5 stories!

“Show me your water!”, is what Carolin Hinz proclaims on her travel blog “Esel Unterwegs” (Travelling Donkey), inviting us to participate in a collection of travel articles showing what experiences we have had in or around “water”. Even while I am reading hers, my mind starts wandering off to all those particular travel memories concerning water. I […]

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