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Europe, Travel Journals

Skogar to Thorsmork Hike, Iceland: What You Need to Know

5 May , 2017  

It often happens that one adventure triggers the next. We were hiking the outlandish volcano formations in Westman Islands, Iceland, when this lovely Czech-Swedish couple told us about the Skogar to Thorsmork hike, “the best they ever did”. We knew them enough to trust their nature skills and mountain tastes, so we decided to take […]

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4 Of The Best Cycling Routes In The World

1 May , 2017  

Cycling around the world often seems reserved to professional cyclists who set a goal to circumnavigate the Earth. We believe the contrary. That long-distance cycling is a fun and realist challenge for most biking enthusiasts. You just need to find the courage and time to train before a major adventure. On this note, here are […]

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Get Cultural, People

An Uplifting Project: Camelback Library in Mongolia

26 Apr , 2017  

Most remote villages in the Gobi desert, Mongolia as described as dreary and uninviting. Children often get an education out of playing with dirt and pebbles in a place where books are almost entirely inaccessible. Luckily, there is a hero to this fragile, way too familiar story. His name is Dashdondog Jamba, publisher and translator […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Nature Up-Close: 8 Memorable Glamping Experiences in Europe

19 Mar , 2017  

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 […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Zhangye Danxia Landforms, the Perpetual Rainbows of China

30 Sep , 2016  

Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park, also known as Zhangye Danxia (Landform), has become one of the most important sites for landscape photographers and travelers that visit China since it was classified as a national park in 2011. Located near the city of Zhangye (about 30 minutes west by car) in China’s northwestern Gansu province, in […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

The Beautiful Tree Houses of Kerala, India

27 Aug , 2016  

The state of Kerala (also known as ‘God’s Own Country’) is well known for its diverse nature with backwaters, mountains, beautiful beaches and the continuous developing eco-tourism. Situated in Southern India, this territory is a tropical wonder full of palm trees and wide sandy beaches. It is a narrow strip of coastal land that stretches […]

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15 Skywalks and Dazzling High Altitude Platforms Around the World

13 May , 2016  

New perspectives are always a part of the seemingly almighty traveling experience. Without taking things lightly, these breathtaking skywalks and viewing platforms around the world will give you a genuine feel of what it’s like to be “walking on sunshine”. Just imagine speed running up a mountain (unfortunately some of the mountain itineraries have recently […]

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Crazy Accommodation

“Carpatia Express” Train Hotel in Maramureș, Romania

30 Mar , 2016  

In Romania’s Maramureș County there is an old train converted into a small hotel with a restaurant. Even tough this kind of accommodation unit is not new for the international travelers, a train hotel concept still sounds like an exotic place to sleep. For this discovery, we should thank the guys from Zig Zag Through Romania (we wrote a […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Glass Cabin in the Dolomites Encourages Mountain Stargazing

23 Mar , 2016  

Starlight Room is one of the nicest surprises this year regarding unconventional accommodation in the mountains. This tiny cabin is located in the stunning Dolomite mountains in northern Italy. Set at an altitude of 2,055 meters, it features glass walls and a transparent ceiling built on a wood structure. The cabin sits at Col Gallina, twenty kilometers away from […]

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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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Trift Bridge, the Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge in the Alps

20 Oct , 2015  

The Trift Bridge (Triftbrucke in German) is considered the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the Alps. Built in the adventurous Bernese Oberland Mountains in Switzerland, it has a simple suspension bridge design which spans 170 meters at a height of 100 meters. The bridge stretches above the Triftsee Lake, near Gadmen, Switzerland, in a popular […]

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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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7 Creative Ways to Use your GoPro Camera

9 Apr , 2015  

GoPro is all about action and fun. Share your excitement with the rest of the world by turning some of your past time activities into videos that will thrill viewers. Here are a few ideas that can make you an overnight star. Foot Magic and Learning Surfing has a lot to do with balance and […]

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10 Activities You Must Experience in the Himalayas

5 Feb , 2015  

The dramatic Himalayan chain is one of the world’s most admired international travel spots, with interesting activities awaiting to be explored. The natural grandeur of the mountains, the people, abundant wildlife, and even its remoteness, has drawn millions of tourists in the past 10 years. Himalaya is not just your average type of mountain resort. […]

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Travel Inspired

John & Wolf: A Man And a Dog Discovering The United States

7 Jan , 2015  

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.” ― Milan Kundera Maybe John Stortz feels the same regarding this odyssey that he started […]

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