After completing a traineeship at a daily newspaper, Axel Nowak worked for regional and national magazines and was a member of the editorial board of "Prinz", "connect" and "Top Of The Pops", among others. Today he works as a concept developer and author in the areas of travel, automotive and lifestyle for publishers such as Merian, ADAC and teNeues. His work has been awarded the "Special Prize of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation" and the "ITB BuchAward - Das besondere Reisebuch", among others.