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Travel Kollekt is committed to embracing more slowness, reflection, and cooperation. And we are not alone on that… We decided to use our role as “collectors” of content to gather stories from this quarantine time that should not be forgotten. We are talking about some positive side-effects of the lockdowns, like the stories of drinkable water in the Ganges, a once again visible Himalayas…

 

Sustainary, Stories Corner – Re-opening during the COVID-19 pandemic 

 

Staycation As A Great Vacation

Staycation as a great vacation

Planning a staycation? Why not make it a real adventure and be creative with your preparation? We gathered some information that can be useful for you to create good memories from your next local-trip. Enjoy, and please, share with us your own tips. 

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SLOW Digest #2: This Is How We Digested May

SLOW Digest #2: This is how we digested May

What has recently given you hope for the future during quarantine time?

Even though many things have been postponed and gradually paused/stopped, we have hope for the future. And we also have any questions… As I imagine you do to. Some are forgotten quickly and some stay for longer. The latter are the important ones that deserves further contemplation and calls for action.

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Planning is good. If you’ve been living day by day and putting things off, now is the time to start committing to figuring out vacations, dinner parties and many other things that you might have put on ice. If situations change then you can remember that God created erasers for a reason but also keep in mind that planning is an exercise in optimism.

Monocle, Weekend Edition / TYLER BRÛLÉ, June 28, 2020

Words On Traveling In Your Mind

Words on traveling in your mind

The other day as I was biking home, I found myself listening to music and lyrics I have never heard before. I had pressed random play on my Iphone and amazingly what played was a song about “traveling in the mind”.

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Very proud to be listed as one of 100 Inspiring Women Travel Founders: “As travel and tourism goes through a dark spell, we feel it’s important to shine a light on leaders in our industry we can look to for hope and resilience.

We’re publishing this list of 100 women entrepreneurs in our community to recognize their incredible achievements in creating positive change in travel, and in our industry.”

Six Ways To Support Local Communities Today

Six ways to support local communities today

We believe that a good metric for tourism is the social and economic impact on local communities. This also means tourism in your own home country, region and city. As many of us are likely to travel shorter distances these coming months we would like to encourage everyone to focus their attention inwards.

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“There is a secret bond between slowness and memory, between speed and forgetting.

…the degree of slowness is directly proportional to the intensity of memory; the degree of speed is directly proportional to the intensity of forgetting.”

Berlin Travel Festival Coming Up!

Berlin Travel Festival coming up!

For the first time, we will be exhibiting Travel Kollekt in Berlin. The theme for this years fair is “Where is Paradise”

We are really excited to meet both fellow travelers and professionals during these days. Our booth in the Nest area is: NE.17

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New Category: WELLNESS & EXERCISE

New category: WELLNESS & EXERCISE

We’ve listened! and added a new category to the list of choices to how you can structure your “kollekts” – the latest is Wellness & Exercise. We imagine that you will be gathering tips and information for yoga studios, running tracks, hiking routes, gyms, meditation rooms etc…

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Product Update: White/Blank Dashboard (NOW FIXED!)

Product Update: White/Blank dashboard (NOW FIXED!)

We’re currently experiencing minor issues with a “blank/invisible” travel dashboard. The problem seems to be happening in Firefox and Chrome. If you happen to see this, rest assured you kollekts are safe! They are also present, but just not visible.

We are working on a fix and will update ASAP!

“The art of curation isn’t about the individual pieces of content themselves but about what story they tell by being placed beside each other and what statement the context they create makes about culture and the world at large”

“The Best Innovation Since The Lonely Planet” – Business Punk

“The best innovation since the Lonely Planet” – Business Punk

April 2019, Berlin: This month was special to us. Besides our roadtrip with the Next Media Accelerator in Berlin to present our company to Axel Springer. We received a very special feature about Travel Kollekt and our founder Louise in a very, very cool magazine – Business Punk, perhaps best described as The German version of “Fast Company” wow, we are humbled and proud!!!

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Welcome (back) To Travel Kollekt!

Welcome (back) to Travel Kollekt!

Thanks for being patient. Welcome! Travel Kollekt is where travel planning and journalling is made super simple. We are busy building a new take on an information-based, personal publishing platform for travel research and inspiration gathering.

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Week 14: From the library

Once again we’ve compiled a list of articles, books & podcasts from people who seem to be equally concerned, critical and optimistic that we can create a world of tech and digital to do better… Many also emphasize the importance of

 

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Our Guiding Principles

We give travellers complete ownership and authorship of their journeys by breaking down digital, social, and physical boundaries. We liberate content so that it is customizable and curatable while retaining the distinct experience of a book in hand.

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Week 12: From the library

We’ve compiled a list of articles, books & podcasts from people who seem to be equally concerned, critical and optimistic that we can create a world of tech and digital to do better…

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Travel Kollekt – Version 1.0

Travel Kollekt – version 1.0

Welcome to a universe created for travelers while traveling… For years now I have been gathering tips and plan for future trips into the various apps, notebooks, my camera roll, business cards and so much more…

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