Petra Ender is a trained translator who turned her passion into her profession twenty years ago. Today she lives and works in Munich as a photographer and freelance picture editor for various publishing houses. Bernhard Mogge worked for many years as a journalist for radio and newspapers. Today he is an author, proofreader, and editor for various agencies, publishing houses, and magazines and favors travel topics. His focus is on North America, Scandinavia, Italy, Israel, and the South Seas. 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.