Author: Bea

Conquering Snowy Niederbauen Chulm In The Swiss Alps

Hiking in the Swiss Alps in April is magical, because there’s still a lot of snow. It’s challenging, because there’s still a lot of snow. It’s fun, because there’s still a lot of snow. Okay, we haven’t seen much snow since almost 2 years and that is one reason for our enthusiasm about hiking in…
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5 Majestic Churches Not To Miss In Krakow

One of the most surprising things for us in Krakow was the vast number of huge and gorgeous churches in its relatively small Old Town. We love architecture and we admire beautiful churches anyway, but Krakow amazed us with some outstanding one! In this photo essay we are sharing our favorites in pictures and encourage…
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Our 10 Favorite State Parks In The US

We’ve been to 13 US states. 17 national parks, 30+ state parks, 20+ other kind of parks (preserves, regional parks, recreation areas etc.). Yes, we love outdoors! And the United States is a huge country with a great variety of hiking opportunities. A lot of its national parks are world famous and for a good…
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Why Should You Visit Basel, Switzerland?

What we found the most beautiful in Switzerland is its magical mountains, the Swiss Alps. We are passionate hikers anyway, so if we can choose mountains, we will. 🙂 And Basel has no mountains. It’s located on that part of Switzerland which is almost plane (okay, there are some hills, to be fair). But since…
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Twin Lakes Trail In The Desolation Of Wilderness

I think I might have already mentioned what a magical place California’s Lake Tahoe is for outdoor lovers. Well, not far from Tahoe there’s a designated wilderness area called Desolation of Wilderness. I think this name is kinda cool (maybe because it reminds me of The Desolation Of Smaug, the title of the second Hobbit movie?)…
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Architecture Highlights: Basel Town Hall, Switzerland

Our expectations toward Switzerland were all about mountains: the wonderful Swiss Alps. Our expectation towards Swiss cities? Having a nice view of the Swiss Alps in the background. 🙂 Well, there’s definitely no mountains to be found near Basel. But it’s such a pleasant and lively city and there’s a lovely old town rich in…
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Hiking Mt Pilatus, Switzerland: Snow vs. Us – 1:0

It was in the middle of April when we’ve visited Switzerland for the first time in our lives. We haven’t really planned to visit it this year, but we had a chance to extend a business trip with a week and of course, we just couldn’t miss a chance like that. And for us Switzerland…
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How NOT To Quit Your Job And Travel?

If you like travelling and often read about travel, I’m sure you’ve already bumped into a lot of websites, instas, tweets, pins and whatsoever that encourages you to ‘ditch your desk’, ‘fire your boss’ and all of those similar and popular quotes about quitting your job and selling your house and travel the world forever.…
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Best Late Spring Hikes In California

By the time when the weather gets really hot and dry at lower elevations and the green hills get yellowish-brownish, California’s Sierra Nevada starts to wake up from its winter dream. Also, by this time the cooler and rainier Northern California warms up a bit just to be pleasant for hiking. And this time is the…
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