Result for: hiking

Hidden Places, North & Central America

Nature Up-Close: Best National Parks in the U.S. for Hiking

30 Sep , 2015  

Since many happy campers read our small blog, we decided to remind you of 5 United States National Parks (some are more known than others) that we consider ideal for mountain activities, especially hiking. This is a subjective choice; needless to say, all the national parks in the US are special and worth exploring step by step. […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Hiking Near Barcelona: Montserrat Mountain the Hard Way

28 Oct , 2013  

Montserrat mountain is the perfect day trip from Barcelona in terms of accessibility, distance and powerful, raw natural beauty. Montserrat, meaning serrated mountain, is an apt name for the jagged cluster of peaks located one hour outside Barcelona. Although it looks like a range of hills, Montserrat is in fact one single mountain with multiple peaks. […]

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Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

10 Tips for Hiking Half Dome, a Phenomenal Mountain Trail in Yosemite

22 Feb , 2013  

Hiking Half Dome Yosemite is our idea of a perfect day. Some say it takes 12 hours to go all the way to the edge of the dome and back, but with experience, good equipment and perfect weather conditions, you could make the trip faster. Half Dome is situated in Yosemite National Park, in the […]

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Hidden Places, South America

Mount Roraima, a Mystified Hiking Experience

13 Jun , 2012  

Today we will talk about Mount Roraima, one of the oldest mountain formations on Earth, a natural border between Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana in South America. It is also called Roraima Tepui or Cerro Roraima. There are some wonderful places on Earth that offer such breathtaking views that they might just stick with you forever […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Experience Hiking in a Fascinating Canyon: The Zion Narrows

6 Aug , 2011  

The Zion Narrows is a fascinating canyon section situated in Zion National Park (near Springdale, Utah, USA), on the North Fork of the Virgin River.With its soaring walls, sandstone grottoes, hanging gardens and natural springs, the Zion Narrows is one of the premier hikes on the Colorado Plateau. Having a 6 km long section between […]

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Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

Hiking in The Summer, The Basics

13 Nov , 2009  

If you are completely new to hiking, but have the will power, we would like to help you with some tips. Remember, these advices are for summer trips only, when the temperature is above 0 Degrees Celsius (30 Degrees Fahrenheit) and for altitudes of maximum 3000 meters (9842.51 Feet). I took these pictures myself last […]

Tips & Tricks

1-Day Guide to 11 National Parks in Europe [Infographic]

7 Dec , 2016  

Drawn into its lively cities, one may often forget that Europe has a wild, pristine side as well. Today’s infographic is about discovering those special places beckoning for your “escape”. Did you know that Europe has no less than 500 national parks? From Oulanka in Russia to Peneda Geres National Park in Portugal, this graphic pins […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

In Search of Thailand’s Best Beaches: 5 Hotspots

31 Jul , 2016  

In our search for Thailand’s best beaches, we ran across calm and clear waters, small fishing villages, local culture, memorable boat journey and diving adventures. Above everything, we hope this post will provide you with inspiration when it comes to finding your future Thailand escape. And here are 5 hotspots to get you started! 1# Koh […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

6 Most Beautiful Beaches in India

26 Jun , 2016  

Whether you are a backpacker, a marine biologist, a writer or a sportsman, the sunny waters and the sandy shores in India will compel you to kick off your shoes and lie back careless. With an impressive 7,500 km long coastline, India has an enormous palette of beautiful beaches which can be very hard to […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

14 Small European Towns and Villages To Visit in 2016

10 Feb , 2016  

Dear independent traveler, since you decided to hit the road this year, we would like to contribute with some suggestions. Here are 14 special small European towns and villages to visit in 2016! Some of these travel destinations were part of our experiences on the road, other are taken from our future “travel trajectories”. We see traveling […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Fantastic Hobbit Accommodation in Chile: Magic Mountain Hotel

15 Oct , 2015  

Magic Mountain Hotel or Montaña Mágica Lodge in an extremely creative accommodation unit located deep in southern Chile and accessible by rope bridge. Getting to the depths of the private Huilo Huilo biological reserve is an adventure in itself, as every step brings in sight incredible scenes, some that resemble fairytale tracks or fantastic hobbit […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Nature Up-Close: 8 Memorable Glamping Experiences in Europe

22 Sep , 2015  

We couldn’t stay away without bringing it into our niche. Why? Because it could turn out to be a totally new and mesmerizing experience. Some of you probably haven’t heard about glamping, in which case we are happy to surprise you with some of the best places in Europe where you can taste nature in a […]

Europe, Hidden Places

To Visit in 2015: Mittenwald, the Village of a Thousand Violins

23 Mar , 2015  

Located not far from the Austrian town of Innsbruck, in Southern Germany, Mittenwald is an alpine getaway beautifully known as “the Village of a Thousand Violins”. The story behind this name goes back to the 17th century, when the Klotz family begun working their magic for producing fine strings instruments. By the 19th century, violins […]

Hidden Places, North & Central America

5 Best Outdoor Activities in Branson, Missouri

9 Mar , 2015  

Amidst the bright lights of Branson in Missouri, there are activities that make every outdoor enthusiast in the city enjoy life here. Running, biking, hiking, camping, kayaking, canoeing and horseback riding are some of the many outdoor activities in Branson that one can explore. 1. Hiking in Murder Rock Trail One can explore many great […]

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Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

What You Need To Know Before Your First Desert Hike

28 Feb , 2015  

Don’t take any desert hike lightly: you may have to negotiate tough and unforgiving terrains, dangerous plants and reptiles, and the extreme isolation in the energy-sapping heat of the desert. To the untrained eye the desert may seem nothing more than a vast piece of land covered in sand. However, for those who love exploring […]

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