Author: Our Wanders

My 12 Favorite Books From 12 Countries

Virtual travel and travelling through books and movies are the thing now. Understandable, since our options to get out and have fun reduced dramatically while quarantined in our homes. (Well, first of all, our reasons to have fun are reduced dramatically.) So let me add to that eternal list of great reads – that’s just…
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Best Late Spring Hikes In Central (Or Eastern?) Europe

As the weather warms up, days get longer, snow melts and late spring comes, we can hike higher and higher. And we do hike a lot, enjoy the wildflowers that start to bloom at higher elevations and the waterfalls that are roaring. The second piece of our seasonal hiking guide to Central Europe is about…
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Let’s Take A (Virtual) Spring Walk

I invite you for a spring walk in Hungary. A virtual one. Do you hate to hear that? Me, too. I like feeling the wind on my face and smelling the flowers. Smelling the sunshine, too. (You can smell sunshine just like you can smell snow, don’t you think? I do.) But we don’t have…
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Will I Get My Real Life Back?

Our generation was the first one who got lost in a virtual world. We were told to go to the playground and be with other kids – instead of sitting in front of the computer. We were told to meet with friends – instead of chatting with them online until midnight. We were told to…
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10 Wonderful Memories From Our 10 Favorite Countries

Do you miss travelling? Did you cancel your trip due to coronavirus? We did, too. Well, we postponed it… until who knows when. And we miss travelling badly. It’s not the only thing we miss, but travelling, hiking and spending as much time outdoors as we can was our way to relax and recharge. In…
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Our 20 Favorite Quotes About Hope

So spring has arrived. The new beginning. The most hopeful season. And also a tough, unpredictable season for a lot of us this year. Being at home and not knowing when and how this situation will end can sometimes make us feel hopeless. So we collected and brought you our favorite quotes about hope. “I…
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12 Movies About Travel For The Times When You Stay At Home

We miss travelling – among many many other things these days. It looks like a lot of us can only get to other places for a while if we read a book or watch a movie. So we collected our favorite travel movies for you. Keep calm, hold on. Wild (2014) Where it takes you:…
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Photo Essay: Colorful Spring

“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” says Shelley, and this is our comfort on grey winter days. But now they’re over, and we can enjoy the colorful parade of blooming flowers! Spring is maybe the happiest season of all. Maybe not this year. But let us bring some joy and hope to your…
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Best Early Spring Hikes In Central (Or Eastern?) Europe

We’ve been planning to write a comprehensive seasonal hiking guide to Central (or Eastern?) Europe since ages. We live here, we hike here A LOT! So let’s see the best hikes to do in early spring first. Oh, and whether it’s Central or Eastern Europe, we’ve already written a long post about that. In a…
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