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Islandhopping
About us

Islandhopping

More than a Holiday - since 1998

 

Islandhopping is your specialist for Bike & Boat, MTB & Boat, Road Bike & Boat, e-Bike & Boat active holidays as well as Multi-Adventure Cruises. Our programme also includes Hotel & Bike and MTB & Hotel tour itineraries.

Behind the scenes

at Islandhopping

 

How are the tours developed? Find out more about our work as you take a peek behind the curtains at Islandhopping. From the booking to the tour.

 

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Our Team

Side by Side to Success

 

The driving force behind Islandhopping is the supportive team around the company founder, Klaus Schenk. Eleven motivated employees in the Islandhopping HQ in Constance and 34 additional staff on site in our travel destinations make up the incredible team behind the brand. In addition to our employees, we have also worked closely with 23 ship owners and their trusted crew for many years. Our subsidiary companies, Cycle Croatia, Cycle Greece, and Cycle Turkey take care of the logistics and the exceptional service in the respective travel destinations.

 

Our competent tour guides are incredibly knowledgeable when it comes to the languages and cultures of our travel destinations. Their skills in first aid, cultural presentations, and bike mechanics are refreshed annually during a multi-day company seminar. They each have their own wonderful personality, ever livening up the tour experience and making lasting memories for our guests to take home.

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Klaus Schenk

Managing Director/Company Owner
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A passionate traveller, Klaus founded Islandhopping (Radurlaub Zeitreisen GmbH) in 1998 and has been managing director ever since. He is responsible for all aspects of the business and is available around the clock for both guests and staff. His great love remains travelling, and he particularly enjoys spending time in Croatia. However, exploring new destinations also inspires his adventurous spirit. He is therefore almost always on the road and has explored more islands than anyone else!

Jacob Ketel

Managing Director & B2B Sales
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Jacob joined our office team at the end of 2013 after having spent a summer season accompanying our guests as a tour guide in Croatia. Since then he has found his passion in representing the Islandhopping products to guests and business partners around the world and in coordinating the internal processes of the company in Constance, Germany. At the start of 2021, Jacob began a new chapter at Islandhopping as company director alongside Klaus Schenk and hopes to support the company in its success for many years to come.

 

Phone: +49-(0)7531-36186124

Catharina Flämig

Marketing & Tour Guiding
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Catharina has been a member of our office team since 2005 and has headed our marketing department for many years. She specialises in writing a wide variety of texts for our print products, websites, and social media as well as managing content for our multilingual online presence and coordinating public relations.

Additionally, Catharina is our Greece expert. She takes care of the planning, organisation, and implementation of all our trips departing from Athens and Corfu. As she can no longer imagine life without Greece, she often works as a tour guide on our ships in Hellas during the summer.

 

Phone: +49-(0)7531-36186126

Tobias Lohmann

Media Communication
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Tobias is an important part of our creative team. He shot all the short films of our ships and voyages and was instrumental in the conception of our new website. He also takes care of all the organisation and support for our trade fair appearances. When his schedule allows, he likes to swap his office chair for a bicycle saddle with sea views as travelling and guiding is another of his greatest passions.

 

Phone: +49-(0)7531-36186139

Udo Keine

Facility Management
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Udo has enriched our team since 2013 and is always on hand when it comes to fitting out and furnishing the premises and individual workplaces to make working as pleasant as possible. He is always there where a strong right hand is urgently needed. In addition, he is responsible for the logistics of our Constance vehicle fleet.

 

Phone: +49-(0)7531-36186129

Martin Lübke

Bookings & Tour Guiding
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Martin has been part of the Islandhopping team since 2003. He works in our bookings department and is always happy to advise our guests over the phone and per e-mail. He also takes care of transfers for our guests and is responsible for the product management for our tours in Northern Europe and Vietnam.

He knows almost all the tours on our program, working as a tour guide for part of the year. As he loves the northern region, he mainly travels in Scotland, Denmark, and at the Baltic Sea.

 

Phone: +49-(0)7531-361860

Sandra Dileo

Bookings
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Sandra joined our team as part of the bookings department in May of 2019. She is always happy to advise our guests over the phone and via e-mail on all questions and queries regarding individual bookings. Her speciality is the Lofoten Islands, but she is also very familiar with our other trips. Even when she is on holiday, Sandra doesn’t stay in the deckchair for long. She loves to travel a country with only a rucksack on her back and to explore new cities and islands every few days – so she fits perfectly into our Islandhopping team!

 

Phone: +49-(0)7531-361860

Maddalena Bruschetti

Bookings & Tour Guiding
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Maddalena has supported our booking department since 2017. She is always happy to advise our guests about our various Islandhopping tours by phone and per e-mail. Croatia is her area of expertise. Before joining the office team, she was a tour guide there and has worked in all regions of this beautiful country. She knows almost all our Croatian tours and continues to work there as a tour guide during the summer.

 

Phone: +49-(0)7531-361860

Dijana Langer

Customer Consultant
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Dijana has been part of the Islandhopping team since 2003 and has specialised in taking care of our charter groups for many years. She is responsible for answering all full charter enquiries, preparing the corresponding offers, clarifying the customised route and program wishes with the clients, and keeping in touch with our local staff and guides to ensure these special trips run smoothly. Additionally, she supports our booking department answering e-mails and taking bookings from guests.

Phone: +49-(0)7531-361860

Karin Vetter

Bookkeeping
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Karin has been taking care of our bookkeeping for many years. She keeps an overview of our revenue and expenses, handles our travel expenses reports, and keeps in touch with the financial accounting department, in so doing providing us support and keeping our operations running smoothly.

 

Phone: +49-(0)7531-36186131

Herbert Krummenauer

Controlling
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Herbert has been our liaison with the banks and tax advisor since 2011. He keeps an eye on all our finances, ensures that the evaluations and balance sheets are prepared correctly, and that we operate economically, keeping an eye on the bottom line. To this end, he maintains active contact with all company departments and is happy to contribute his insights to quality management and on optimising tour operations.

 

Phone: +49-(0)7531-36186132

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Ivo Jarić

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is …
MTB South Dalmatia Special

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
My favorite activity is mountain biking, but I also like hiking and pushing my bike up the mountain

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
I like getting to know new people, cycling and swimming

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Zagreb or Istria (Croatia)

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
Just a normal guy

 

What do I do in winter?
I bike and ski, and I am also renovating an old stone house together with my friend

 

My all-time favorite movie:
Blow

 

I speak the following languages:
Croatian, English

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2017

Lucija Antičević

Tour Guide Croatia
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Favourite activities aside from cycling:
Jogging, hiking, gardening, photography

 

What do I do in winter?
Besides working, I travel for a few months to visit my dear friends

 

My all-time favourite movie:
The Notebook, Taking Chance

 

My all-time favourite album:
When it comes to music I love almost everything, but my favorite would be old FrankieBoy - Frank Sinatra

 

I speak the following languages:
Croatian, English, Italian

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2016

Toni Todorić

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is …
ALL the ones I haven't been on so far. But of the ones I've already had the pleasure of getting to know, I must say my favorite is the South Dalmatia tour. I may be a bit biased as I was born and raised in the region, but in all the years working for Islandhopping I’ve never had a guest who joined us on this tour and who was not flabbergasted by the beauty and uniqueness of the place

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Getting exposed to all the different takes on life that our guests bring along with them. Engaging in conversations about life, politics, traditions, happy moments, and hardships -- it’s what makes any person grow

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
Friends play a huge part in my life, so spending quality time with them is imperative for me. This can include all kinds of outdoor activities, from sailing to camping, from scuba-diving to skydiving

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping' I would be ...
A cosmologist, gazing at the stars pondering on the question of how it all began and in which direction it all is going

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Dalmatia, Croatia. It’s where I was born and raised and where my heart is. I may lack the spots, but I am a true, two-legged Dalmatian

 

My all-time favorite movie:
I’m a complex person, incapable of giving straight answers when it comes to questions about favorite movies, music, food, or views on philosophical, political, and spiritual topics. Just like the universe, my mind is constantly on the move. Sometimes my mind and the universe don’t move at the same speed or in the same direction

 

My all-time favorite album:
I’ve covered this in the “favorite movie section”. But there is one album that in my head transcends the realm of music – The Dark Side of the Moon

 

What do I do in winter?
In winter I make up for the lost time with my friends and family. If I am needed in the office to help out with our webpage, our catalogue, or finding new trails and attractions to incorporate in our future tours – I’m there!

 

I speak the following languages:
Croatian (native), English (proficient), German (in progress), Italian (ciao!), Latin (proverbially)

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2014

Matija Kvasina

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is…
South Dalmatia Plus

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
Running, hiking in the mountains, cross-country skiing

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
I enjoy being in nature on a bike

 

You will find me most likely in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
A biker

 

What do I do in winter?
I manage a small bike team and work as a private bike coach

 

My all-time favorite movie:
Pulp Fiction

 

I speak the following languages:
Croatian, English, German

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2017

Senad Filipović

Destination Manager Croatia
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is…
Dubrovnik, because … well, come and see for yourself!

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
Cooking, eating, travelling, being with friends and family

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Getting to know a lot of new people

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy “Islandhopping” I would be ...
An archaeologist

 

What do I do in winter?
Travel, cook, catch up with friends and family, attempt (once again!) to learn to play the guitar

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Jurassic Park, Phone Booth, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

 

My all-time favourite album:
Guns n’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction

 

I speak the following languages:
Bosnian (Croatian/Serbian), German, English

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2013

 

Kristofor Štokić

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is…
Kvarner Bay, because of the perfect mixture of culture, interesting cycling tours and wild beauty

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
Fishing, fitness training, concerts, couch surfing

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Well, I really like meeting people from all over the planet, showing them our country by bike & boat. It’s the best way to explore a region!

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be ...
A plumber

 

What do I do in winter?
I am on my home island of Rab

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Adam’s Apples

 

My all-time favourite album:
The Jam – Setting Sons

 

I speak the following languages:
Croatian, German, English

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2011

Petra Vrtodušić

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is…
Kvarner Bay, because we get to explore my home island Rab! We are always moving between islands, which is amazing! 7 different islands on 7 different days!

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
Hiking, snorkeling

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Showing our guests the beauty and culture of other, different countries!

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia, Vietnam, Montenegro

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be ...
A farmer

 

What do I do in winter?
I take a holiday and visit tropical countries

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Pulp Fiction

 

My all-time favourite album:
Bob Marley – Exodus

 

I speak the following languages:
Croatian, English, German, Italian

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2009

Marko Mador

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is …
South Dalmatia, because in Dalmatia we take long bike tours across an amazing landscape. And all the places where we spend the nights are just great. South Dalmatia has an interesting history and there are a variety of further amenities to be discovered

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
I like all kinds of activities involving other people and groups, because it’s all about teamwork

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Meeting new people and learning about their culture, habits, and hearing the stories that they share with me

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia. Especially on the tours starting from Trogir

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be ...
Father, husband, waiter

 

What do I do in winter?
Mountain biking, snowboarding, getting my property in shape, chilling. If there isn't anything to do I always find something to keep me on my toes

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Forrest Gump

 

My all-time favourite album:
Sting – Best of

 

I speak the following languages:
Croatian, English, German

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2011

Ana Pucic

Tour Guide Croatia
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Živa Hartman

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is …
I will find out this year!

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
Sea kayaking and ski touring but MTB is still my favorite

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
The bike, the people, and nature

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Slovenia, where I come from, or Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
Doing my other job with Sportina or working as MTB-Guide

 

What do I do in winter?
I work for Sportina and enjoy time with my family

 

My all-time favorite movie:
Ko to tamo peva and Technotise: Edit & I

 

My all-time favourite album:
It depends on my mood: from Carmen (Bizet) to Queen, from Mozart to Oliver Dragojevič

 

I speak the following languages:
Slovenian, Croatian, English, German

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2019

Mänsel Zügler

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favourite Island hopping tour is …
South Dalmatia MTB Special

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
Snowboarding, playing unihockey (floorball), and tinkering with my old VW Bulli bus

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
The combination of mountain biking, living on a boat, and getting to know new guests every week

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia – Dalmatia

 

If I weren’t busy "lslandhopping" I would be …
MTB Guide in Switzerland

 

What do I do in winter?
I work as an energy consultant in Switzerland

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Braveheart

 


My all-time favourite album:
Andrea Bignasca – Gone

 

I speak the following languages:
Schwiizerdüütsch/Swiss-German, German, English

 

I have been a tour guide for lslandhopping since:
2018

Catharina Flämig

Destination Manager Greece
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is …
The Ionian Islands, because of the spectacular nature, Caribbean blue sea, and fantastic beaches. Besides this, I also love spotting the turtles, seals, and dolphins that live there, and of course one of the top highlights is our visit to Ithaca, home of the legendary Odysseus

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
Swimming, laughing, telling stories of the Greek mythology

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
– the familiar atmosphere with the guests, to be active amongst nature
– being close to the sea
– to arouse curiosity for Greece in others and to show the country from a perspective that solo travelers rarely get to see

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Greece or in our office in Constance

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
I can’t imagine doing anything else, to be honest!

 

What do I do in winter?
I work in our main office in Constance and I’m responsible for marketing, tour guide training and supporting our sponsors

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Monty Python’s Life of Brian

 

My all-time favourite album:
Charis Alexiou – Orizontes

 

I speak the following languages:
German, English, Greek

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
I’ve been part of the team since September 2005

Yannis Falelakis

Tour Guide Greece
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is…
The tour from Athens to Corfu (Greece)

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
Traveling, reading, cinema & theatre, photographing, hiking, music, developing new skills

 

What I enjoy about my job as a guide the most:
What I love about my job as a tour guide is having the opportunity to meet new people, to travel with them and to exchange ideas

 

You will most likely find me in… (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Greece

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
Managing director of the IH subsidiary company Cycling Greece

 

What do I do in winter?
In winter I manage the IH subsidiary company Cycling Greece, I work with the Aegean Trails Project and I spend time with my family

 

My all-time favorite movie:
Stalker by Carkowsky

 

I speak the following languages:
English, Greek

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2016

Tina Heinzig

Tour Guide Greece
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is …
Athens – Corfu, because of the fascinating combination of Greek cultural history and bike tours through all the various landscapes. And the longer cruises with the boat, especially during sunset – this is just indescribably beautiful!

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
Skiing, swimming, fitness, playing the piano

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Spending time in nature and on the sea, meeting interesting people and hearing new stories

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Greece

 

If I weren’t busy “Islandhopping” I would be ...
PR and Marketing advisor

 

What do I do in winter?
I eagerly await the first snow and drink hot chocolate

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Titanic, The Name of the Rose, The Little Mermaid

 

My all-time favourite album:
“4” by Beyonce

 

I speak the following languages:
German, English, French, Spanish, a bit Greek

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2016

Dimitrios Kavvadas

Tour Guide Greece
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is …
The Ionian Islands Tour because I used to work as a sailor on the ship Panagiota, which is the one that accompanies these tours

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
All kinds of sports but especially kickboxing

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
The connections I make with the guests and being able to share different opinions and ideas, visiting various places, and exercising

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Greece

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be...
A sailor

 

What do I do in winter?
Train Kickboxing

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Jumper

 

My all-time favourite album:
Meds – Placebo

 

I speak the following languages:
Greek, English

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2016

Thomas Harbeke

Allrounder
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is…
Tuscany Tour

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
More cycling, cooking, brewing beer, wine tasting, outdoor activities, and even more cycling

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Joy is contagious. I love it when I manage to infect all the guests with happiness by the end of the week

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
In Italy and Denmark

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
A copywriter, conceptual designer, brand strategist

 

What do I do in winter?
Snowboarding and I eat Fondue

 

My all-time favorite movie:
Mad Men

 

I speak the following languages:
"Schwiizerdüütsch"/Swiss-German, English, German, French

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2017

Ali Sonay

Destination Manager Turkey
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is …
Lycian and Carian Coast, because you get culture, history, and a beautiful landscape all at the same time

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
Diving, diving, diving

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Getting to know new cultures and exploring the countries from their lesser-known sides

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide):
On the Turkish coast and in the Greek Aegean

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be ...
A dive instructor, professional diver

 

What do I do in winter?
I’m a professional diver and look after a little farm

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Forrest Gump

 

My all-time favourite album:
Buddha bar

 

I speak the following languages:
Turkish, German, English

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2002

Maddalena Bruschetti

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is …
Istria because it really looks like my home country and I feel at home there

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
Playing volleyball and beach volleyball, skiing, hiking, travelling

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Using my knowledge of foreign languages, being close to the sea, and always being able to talk with people from different countries and different cultural backgrounds

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be ...
In Constance or in Italy (my home country)

 

What do I do in winter?
I work at the office in Constance, play volleyball and go skiing

 

My all-time favourite movie:
The Intouchables

 

My all-time favourite album:
Zucchero – Diamante

 

I speak the following languages:
Italian, German, English, Spanish, and a bit of Portuguese

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2017

Tobias Lohmann

Allrounder
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is …
Hard to say, there are so many. In Turkey I love the unspoiled and the heartwarming friendliness of the locals. Here I like the tour along the Lycian coast the most. In Greece it’s the convivial atmosphere in the small fishing villages that inspires me again and again

 

Favourite activities:
Mountainbiking, filming, making music, hiking, sailing

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
The combination of culture, nature, and exercise is simply where I feel most in my element! And what’s better than sharing the insider tips that we have gathered over the years with other people?

 

Learned from life:
Beauty can’t be searched for, but only found. And: That which is foreign to us reveals more about ourselves than about the country visited

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
A documentary filmmaker

 

What do I do in winter?
As an integrated part of our office team I work on our image films, keep the website updated, and organize exhibition appearances

 

My favourite books:
Siddartha, Gantenbein

 

I speak the following languages:
German, English, Spanish

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2004 - 2007, 2011 until today

Martin Lübke

Tour Guide Scotland
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is…
Scotland, because it combines so many of the things that I love: Glowing colours, plenty of nature, friendly people, castle ruins, bagpipes, pubs, and from time to time a good whisky

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
City trips, football (passively), listening to music

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Showing the hidden gems to our guests and sharing the stories I love with them, and most of all seeing that they too love it all just as much as I do!

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Scotland and all the other northern destinations that we will hopefully offer very soon

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be ...
Some say a weatherman. But I think, in the end, that would be too much physics for me. I'm pretty sure I would be connected to tourism somehow

 

What do I do in winter?
I work in the Islandhopping office in Constance and go skiing every now and then

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Hard to name just one: Ghost Dog with Forest Whitaker

 

My all-time favourite album:
Hard to answer again: Beatles – Magical Mystery Tour, The Wall by Pink Floyd, Greatest Hits by Queen and Seventh son of a seventh son by Iron Maiden … just to name a few

 

I speak the following languages:
German, English, Latin

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2003

Nikica Renić

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is …
So far it’s South Dalmatia bike & boat, but I’d like to see all of them to get an idea of all the tours along the Croatian coast

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
Climbing, hiking, and sailing

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
I enjoy getting to know new people, discovering my country, and having the opportunity to show and share it with our guests

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
In the woods behind my house in Zagreb walking with my dog Sabako, a Belgian Shepherd, as she likes being active and is often restless

 

What do I do in winter?
I relax and I watch many documentaries

 

My all-time favorite movie:
LOR, Hope and Glory

 

I speak the following languages:
Croatian, English

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2018

Dionysios Katsiopis

Tour Guide Greece
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is …
My favorite tour so far is the one from Corfu to Athens which goes through the Corinth Canal

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
I like hiking, skiing, climbing, swimming, reading, listening to music, going to the cinema and travelling

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
What I love about this job is having the opportunity to meet people from all over the world and to help them to discover new places

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Greece

 

If I weren’t busy „Islandhopping“ I would be …
An unsuccessful lawyer, otherwise a normal person

 

What do I do in winter?
I relax

 

My all-time favorite movie:
The Salt of the Earth

 

I speak the following languages:
Greek, English, German

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2018

Ivan Botić

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is …
My favorite Islandhopping tour is in Croatia. The South Dalmatia tour is my favorite one, but the other tours are also great

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
In my free time I like to stay active and do all kinds of sports and outdoor activities

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
"Just” hopping. Mostly I like to spend my time in the good company of friends and family in the wonderful city of Split in Croatia

 

What do I do in winter?
In wintertime, I enjoy all the things that winter has to offer, although I am more of a summer person

 

My all-time favorite movie:
I like old Hollywood classics

 

I speak the following languages:
Croatian, English, German, Spanish

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2014

Alexandros Kappis

Tour Guide Greece
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is …
It’s hard to say. Probably the Ionian Islands

 

Favourite activity other than cycling:
Skiing and snowboarding, all outdoor sports, travelling

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a tour guide:
Meeting wonderful, interesting people from all around the world while taking them to the most beautiful places in Greece

 

You will find me mostly in … (country where I am most active as a tour guide):
Greece

 

What do I do in winter?
I ski, mountain bike, and take part in a Greek Folklore course

 

My favourite movie:
Lista de espera (Waiting List)

 

I speak the following languages:
Greek, English, Spanish

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2019

Benjamin Brajković

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is …
MTB South Dalmatia

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
Aside from cycling, I like watching movies, reading books, and flicking through comic books

 

You will most likely find me in… (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia, servicing our Islandhopping bikes

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
In the Bike Club Poreč/Parenzo

 

What do I do in winter?
During the winter I travel with my girlfriend and I go mountain biking

 

My all-time favorite movie:
A Clockwork Orange

 

I speak the following languages:
Croatian, English, Italian, Slovenian, Serbian

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2015

Mihael Brozović

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is …
All of the Dalmatian tours

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
Different kinds of sports (powerlifting, CrossFit, rugby), reading, writing

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Being outside in nature, socializing with different people, learning new things about new places, being active

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be ...
A personal trainer or a musician

 

What do I do in winter?
Train with weights, walk in nature, play guitar, write

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Faust (2011)

 

My all-time favourite album:
Opeth – Heritage

 

I speak the following languages:
Croatian, English, German

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2019

Michael Theiler

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is:
MTB Special Kvarner Bay

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
Swimming, watching sunsets

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Getting to know a lot of new people and having the opportunity to taste delicious Mediterranean food together with the guests

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide)
Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
On the mountain railways in Engelberg (Switzerland)

 

What do I do in winter?
Snowboarding and ice-hockey

 

My all-time favorite movie:
Not2bad (bike movie)

 

I speak the following languages:
"Schwiitzerdüütsch"/Swiss-German, German, English

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2018

Niovi Stasinou

Tour Guide Greece
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is …
MTB special tours in the Aegean

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
Skiing, running, climbing, yoga and pilates, CrossFit

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Socializing while exploring

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Greece

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
A biologist and physiotherapist

 

What do I do in winter?
Riding, skiing, studying, working, and traveling

 

My all-time favorite movie:
Encounters at the End of the World

 

I speak the following languages:
Greek, English, a bit of German

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2018

Muriel Wehrle

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is …:
Southern Dalmatia - a tour which I have experienced as a guest several times. I was very impressed by the versatility of the area, the unique old towns, the blooming island landscapes, the sea, and the culture. I am curious to see which other interesting tours await me

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
Any kind of fitness, snowboarding, festivals, and travel

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
I: Interaction
N: New acquaintances
S: Sun, sea
E: Experiencing culture
L: Life stories, landscape
H: "Hopping" from island to island
U: Unforgettable experiences
E: Energy
P: Personality
F: Freedom
E: Everybody can be themselves
N: New week new people

T: Teamwork, typical food
O: Outdoor
U: Up to date
R: Ride a bike
G: Giving information
U: Upgrade language
I: Individual work
D: Diversity
E: Endless fun

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
Always looking for new adventures, beautiful places, and unforgettable experiences

 

What do I do in winter?
I work as a health and pediatric nurse, take the opportunity to snowboard and look forward to the summer

 

My all-time favorite movie:
The Tourist

 

My all-time favourite album:
Volbeat – Outlaw Gentleman & Shady Ladies

 

I speak the following languages:
German, English and am very interested in the Croatian language

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2019

 

Remo Zbinden

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favorite Islandhopping tour is…
Since I’m new to Islandhopping unfortunately I can’t answer this question. However, I am looking forward to getting to know the tours

 

Favorite activities aside from cycling:
In my free time, I spend a lot of time on my bike or road biking

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
I like talking with the guests and getting to know new people. There are always exciting stories to tell. Apart from that I also like to adjust bikes

 

You will most likely find me in … (country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy "Islandhopping" I would be …
A carpenter or a guide for Bikebuebe.ch

 

What do I do in winter?
Of course biking/cycling. It is also possible to ride a bike in winter!

 

I speak the following languages:
Mother language "Schwiitzerdüütsch"/Swiss-German, German, English

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2018

Silvia Kemmler

Tour Guide Croatia
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My favourite Islandhopping tour is …
South Dalmatia from Trogir, because I fell in love with the islands of Korčula, Vis, and Hvar

 

Favourite activities aside from cycling:
Travel, sport and being near the sea

 

What I enjoy most about my job as a guide:
Great encounters with people from all around the world

 

You will most likely find me in … (Country where I am most active as a guide):
Croatia

 

If I weren’t busy “Islandhopping” I would be ...
Working as an office administrator

 

What do I do in winter?
I try to learn Croatian

 

My all-time favourite movie:
Dinner for One

 

My all-time favourite album:
Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits

 

I speak the following languages:
German, French, English, and a tiny bit of Spanish and Italian

 

I have been a tour guide for Islandhopping since:
2015

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