Hiking isn’t just for hikers. While some think of toned calves and cheese sandwiches beside summit crosses, others like to let mind, spirit and soul wander along with the body. The Wanderlust-Festival, already popular in the US, is coming to Germany for the first time this summer and is animating full-body hikers to take part in a triathlon of mindfulness. The focus lies less on athletic competition and more on an inspiring community and a feeling of individual wellbeing. The festival is taking place on one day each in Berlin, then one week later in Munich and finally, in Cologne. It starts with a 5k run and the only rule is to arrive at the finish line – no matter whether you get there hopping, running or dancing. The second part is a 75-minute Flow Yoga session accompanied by live DJs. The third and final part is a hike of the spirit and soul during a half-hour guided meditation. All this is complemented by really good food, art and inspiring talks about all kinds of topics related to bodywork. The festival is starting deeply relaxed and motivated on the Tempelhofer Feld on August 21st. If you’re looking for a little sweat as well as a bouquet of high-fives and quietness, send us an email headlining ‚I WANDER, THEREFORE I AM‘ to email@example.com. We’re giving away one pair of tickets each for the Berlin and Munich edition. Walk on!
Wanderlust Germany | August 21st Berlin, Tempelhofer Feld, August 28th Munich, Olympiapark, September 11th Cologne, Mediapark | Tickets ab 39€ | wanderlust.com | Photo: Karen Scheffe