Kerstin, Thandi & Jörg Poppendieck

World Traveling Family
Thandi (7), Kerstin (46) and Jörg (41) are The Poppendiecks from Berlin. Before their one-year trip around the world, they were mainly backpacking in Africa and traveled the continent from north to south by public transport. Afterwards they lived in Cape Town for several years, traveled the southern part of Africa intensively and worked as correspondents for public broadcasters.

The Poppendiecks are radio and television journalists by nature. Kerstin works primarily as a music journalist for Deutschlandfunk Kultur and is active as a podcaster (Musste lesen, kannste hören! Der Kinderbuchpodcast), Jörg works as a news editor for the Inforadio of rbb, and Thandi is currently learning to read and write in the first grade.