Barbara On Tour

Kirk Douglas
in Beverly Hills

I was lucky to meet Kirk and Anne Douglas at home in Beverly Hills and was very touched by them. Kirk is a deeply reflective and conscious person and Anne powerful, open-minded and very friendly. In 1964 they founded the Douglas Foundation, the entertainment industry’s largest private philanthropic institution.

Arun Gandhi: About
Mahathma Gandhi

This was once again one of many coincidences on Bali. Whilst working on my new book and writing about Ghandhi’s commitment to his message of peace, I didn´t know that I would talk to Arun Gandhi, his grandson, some weeks later...…

The Founder of Europe´s
Biggest Drugstore-Chain

Götz Werner, entrepreneur, bilionaire, pioneer of new management methods and lateral thinker in business ethics. As a billionaire, he has transferred his entire assets to the dm-Werner Foundation. The foundation ensures that the management continues to strive for only as much surplus as is needed for its financial security. The profits will be used for charitable purposes.

Prince Agung Oka 
of Bali 

Since 1675 the family of Prince Oka has lived in the Puri Anyar palace, now ten generations down the line. Ministers, ambassadors and prominent artists and actors such as David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Devi Sokarno and many others, have all been guests at the palace over time. The Puri Anyar palace in Kerambitan, founded in 1675 by Prinz Siraya Ngurah Made, is located south-west of the town of Tabanan.

Highpriest on Bali

A high priest on Bali: How we find paradise

Today I am visiting a high priest, Pedanda Ida Resi. I want to know what a Balinese high priest thinks about inner freedom. How did he become a high priest? Does he possess a special radiance?

Investment Banker &
Alpine Farmer


Investment banker and alpine farmer

As an investment banker he moves 1.4 billion Euros, as an alpine farmer 40 cows. I talked to Florian Meister about his life between extremes, about what is essential in life and the gift of simplicity…