The Black Forest in Germany. A mysterious place in which sunshine is a rarity. The branches and leaves are literally a fortress that protects the darkness so typical for this strange part of Germany.
The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights is one of the most beautiful phenomena to be observed on our planet, and many adventurers rank this experience at the top of their bucket list.
Winter hiking has its charm and even the hikes you have taken in the summer become a completely new experience under the snow cover. At the same time, winter tourism is also specific in that it carries certain risks and requires different needs than summer tourism.
We will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ZAJO brand in 2021, but for everything to be ready in time, it was necessary to roll up our sleeves and get to work now. Part of the celebrations will be something special - a limited Retro collection of tourist clothing.
We talked to our design manager Silvia Holla, who has the whole process under check, about what you can expect from this collection and why we decided to give talented students from the Academy of Fine Arts a chance to design it.
"The whole process takes a year and a half. Under ideal circumstances," says our production manager Peter Juhás, who has been part of the ZAJO brand since 2004. So we would hardly be looking for someone more competent to share with us the story every single ZAJO jacket goes through.
Let's find out together.
Winter hiking has its own charm, but it also requires adequate equipment, starting with a good warm jacket. But when you start browsing, sooner or later, you get to the dilemma - down or synthetics? What keeps me warm and what would be the best choice for me?
Since the answer is not simple enough to summarise it in a single sentence, let’s discuss this issue in detail in our blog.