Hi! I´m Mateja, born and raised in a small town, located between Slovenian mountains and the capital city- Ljubljana, I spent all my summers in my beach house on island Hvar, Croatia (you can see a picture of my garden below). And I´m currently living between Hvar and Austrian Alps.

〰 Social and environmental justice. 〰 Practical sustainable living with less. 〰 Humanitarian work. 〰 Photography. 〰

Through my blog and social media, I try to educate, inspire, offer practical tips, make people think and rethink their actions and consumer habits. I believe we have the power to change things and be heard through smarter consuming, louder actions and group effort. Change starts with us.

For any collaborations (photography, humaniterian work, activism, environmentalism,…) please contact me through hello@matejakordic.com  Let´s make this world a better place together and share those stories that need tobe heard.

Like every creative out there, love coffee. And if you would like to support my work, you can buy me a virtual coffee on Ko-fi.

Thank you,


Some companies and NGO´s I worked with latelly:


I´m far from being a big traveller. I love exploring new places and countries, but I want to do it in a way that is kind to our planet.  I would like to keep my carbon footprint as small as possible, that´s why I decided to quit flying in 2019. March 2018 was actually my last flight. But it was from the Philippines to Germany which resulted in 2 tons of CO2.

If we divided the amount of carbon that we can still burn equally between everyone on earth, then each person could emit 1.6 tonnes of CO2 equivalent per year until 2100. That would give us a 66% chance of staying beneath 2°C of warming, generally accepted as a threshold for dangerous climate change.

For comparison, the average UK citizen causes 12.1 tonnes CO22 equivalent emissions per year; in the US, it’s 21.2 t CO22 eq.; in Somalia, it’s 0.1 t CO22 eq.

And I love trains anyways so they will always be my first choice.


Next to travelling consciously, I would like to always travel with a purpose.  Always remember that our holiday destination is somebody´s home. And always be aware of your privilage.

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