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 […]

Eat & Chill

Cliffside Dining: Äscher Cliff Restaurant, Switzerland

29 May , 2017  

Äscher cliff restaurant is nestled between steep-sided valleys and spectacular mountain peaks in Switzerland. This small wooden cabin merges with the rock behind in a perfect architecture balance. #Getting there You can access the restaurant by taking a cable car from Wasserauen-Ebenalp and the hiking for 15 min across the Wildkirchli caves. For the brave, […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Austrian Valley Turns into Underwater Park During Summer

26 May , 2017  

Grüner See (Green Lake) is a beautiful green colored lake situated near Tragoess village, in southeast Austria. The lake is surrounded by the snowed peaks of Hochschwab Mountains and forests that create a place of fantastic beauty, perfect for hiking and mountain adventures. But that is not the only reason why we are sharing this […]

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North & Central America

Five Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas​​ [Guest Post]

12 May , 2017  

All around Las Vegas lie areas of breathtaking natural beauty, offering families with young children the easy opportunity to explore unspoiled wilderness without traveling great distances. To compose this list, I tapped the memories of three experts: my children, who spent much of their childhoods hiking Southwestern trails with me. These came up as the […]

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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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Hidden Places

9 Caves Around the World That Dazzle the Human Mind

21 Mar , 2017  

#1.  Hang Son Doong Cave, Vietnam Hang Son Doong cave is located in Quang Binh province, Vietnam and is currently known as the largest cave in the world.  It is said that the cave was discovered in 1991 by a local man named Ho Khanh, but nobody dared to explore it until 2009, when the […]

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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 […]

Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

How to Pack Smart For a Backpacking Adventure Through Asia

27 Feb , 2017  

Backpacking through Asia should be a life changing experience, but if you don’t pack accordingly it might change your mood and physical well-being and simply make you switch your holiday plans. Travelers all around the world have their own idea of what the essentials are, and it’s usually a bit different from person to person. […]

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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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