Author: Bea

Why Does Not Being Able To Travel Hurt So Much?

Sure, people can live without travel. Countless people in this world do that, because they can’t afford travelling for various reasons. (And we don’t even count people who simply don’t want to travel. Or at least not to faraway places, but to the same ones they know and love.) Travel is not an essential need.…
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How To Save A Rainy Day In The Mountains

We’ve been hiking together for more than a decade, and we can never get bored of mountains, especially high mountains. We’re always happy to spend a week or two exploring them. Which trails we can actually take or how much time we can spend outdoors, however, is usually a gamble. Weather in the mountains is…
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10 Stunning Croatian Beaches You’ve Never Heard Of

I often spent a week or two in Croatia during the summer months with my family as a kid and teenager. Several years later we visited it with Csaba. And that was the time we both fell for it – he when seeing it for the first time, and I when appreciating its diverse beauties…
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Monthly Recap: September 2020

We planned to fly to Sardinia for two weeks at the end of August. We ended up in Croatia for almost all of September instead. And now we’re spending our mandatory quarantine at home. Where to start? Sardinia or not? This summer was an eternal loop of planning and cancelling. We booked this flight to…
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Why Is It Great To Hike With Kids In The Austrian Alps?

We love high mountains. But hiking in high mountains is challenging. They’re harsh. Impressive but whimsical. Wonderful and cruel. The weather is unpredictable, even in the summer. Trails are often long and demanding. You need to be fit and prepared. Even more so if you hike with your kid. Or baby, in our case. But…
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Our 5th Blogiversary: Hopes And Doubts

Today is the day of our fifth blogiversary. Sigh. I feel the same thing I felt so often when writing on this blog this year. What is it that I can tell these days? Is it even worth telling? Does anybody care? No one wants to hear about travel (and think of the lack of…
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Why Lake Bohinj Is Worth More Than One Day?

Probably the most famous and easily accessible area of Slovenia’s Triglav National Park is Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj. The two stunning lakes are just half an hour drive from each other, and most visitors usually spend a day or two exploring them. Just like us on our first road trip. A bit of walking…
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Monthly Recap: August 2020

As summer is coming to an end and COVID-19 numbers are growing in all Europe, the feeling of uncertainty is stronger again. We cancelled our trip to Bulgaria, and hoped we could go and enjoy the Alps of Austria in August instead. We could. And that’s what we want to remember now: all the fabulous…
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Hiking To Croagh Patrick, Ireland’s Holy Mountain

An iconic Irish mountain. Astonishing views. A half day round-trip hike. There were no reason not to add hiking Croagh Patrick to our Irish itinerary. Being 764 meters high Croagh Patrick is one of the highest peaks in the Western part of Ireland. Named after Ireland’s patron saint, it’s said to be the holiest mountain…
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