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Monthly Recap: June 2020

This summer has started much better than we dared to hope even just a month ago. Coronavirus situation in Central Europe got somewhat better, and restrictions were lightened. Restaurants and hotels opened. Then European countries started to open their borders to each other throughout June. Eliminating the two weeks of mandatory quarantine made it possible…
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Our 2 Weeks Itinerary For Ireland & Northern Ireland

We don’t have limitless free time, least limitless vacation days within a year. So each year we carefully plan when and where to travel, and how to get the best out of our time there. Last year our longest trip was a 2 weeks road trip in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Since we had a…
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10 Best Coastal Hikes In California

We’ve written a lot about great hiking trails in California. But even though we have some posts about specific coastal parks or hikes, we’ve never written a thorough guide to hiking on the California coast. Well, it’s better to do it late than never – here it comes: the best coastal hikes we’ve found in…
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8 Unique Hungarian Words That Don’t Exist In English

Hungarian is quite a unique language that’s similar to none of the other languages spoken in Europe. It’s a very distant relative of Finnish and Estonian. They say it’s hard to learn and sounds strange. Well, as Hungarians we know that. 😀 And this time we show you some exciting stuff from our language: words…
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Best Summer Hikes In Central (Or Eastern?) Europe

Summer is our favorite hiking season! That’s the time to take the high mountain trails and conquer those goddamn peaks. So we share our favorite summer hikes in Central Europe with you in this post. We are those people who look forward to summer days not to go to the beach, but to head to…
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Monthly Recap: May 2020

What. A. Year. Oh, you say it was only two and a half months? It felt like a year. We wrote our last monthly recap in February, itching to start travels with our half year old boy and happily telling about all the places we plan to visit this spring and summer. But then spring…
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6 National Parks, 6 Hikes In Ireland

We like spending as much time in nature as we can, and it’s no different when we travel. Whatever country or city we visit, we usually do a research about national parks, nature reserves and mountains nearby. Our two weeks road trip in Ireland was also mostly about nature: the Wild Atlantic Way, coastal hikes,…
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What’s It Like To Hike With A Newborn Baby?

We were planning to tell you about this a while ago…Our son, Tomi was born last August, and we took him hiking for the first time when he was five weeks old. How was it? Awesome! Any more questions? Let’s see. Can you even hike with a newborn baby? Sure. Well, of course, it’s not…
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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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