Udo Bernhart has been working as a freelance photographer and photo journalist for more than thirty-five years and has published countless reports in national and international magazines. Growing up in the Vinschgau and closely connected to the South Tyrolean landscape, his commissions have taken him all over the world. Rasso Knoller, born in Augsburg, lives and works today as a journalist in Berlin. He has been a book author since 1989 and has published more than seventy nonfiction books. He lived and worked in Helsinki, Stockholm, and Oslo for many years. His main travel destinations are Northern Europe and the English-speaking world. Christian Nowak traveled through India, Nepal, and South America with his backpack while a student of biology. The Berliner turned his passion into his profession and today works as a freelance photographer and travel journalist and has written more than forty travel guides.