Category: Hiking in Europe

Virtual Hike: Fusine Lakes In The Italian Alps

Who wouldn’t love a magical alpine lake? What about two? Plus some giant white granite peaks? Let us take you to Italy’s Fusine Lakes in the Julian Alps. We’ve actually found this hike on our road trip in Slovenia’s Julian Alps. What? Yes, located only about 6 kilometres from the Slovene-Italian border, it’s a perfect…
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10 Natural Wonders Of Hungary

What do you think of when we say Hungary? Is it Budapest? Or Hungarian wine? Or ruin pubs? Lake Balaton? Sziget Fesztivál? These are all among those things that attract lots of tourists to Hungary each year – and for a good reason. However, if you’re like us, you like to see the natural attractions…
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Easy Hikes & Stunning Glacial Lakes In Austria’s Hohe Tauern National Park

When you have a chance to ride up to 2300 meters in a comfy cabin, and you also have a 10+ kg baby to carry, you are happy to take that cabin. That’s how we got to some stunning glacial lakes in the Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria. Because Austria offers incredible alpine beauty,…
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Autumn In Hungary’s Zemplén Mountains

We took another trip in mid-November and caught the last days to enjoy the autumn colors in the forest of Zemplén Mountains before all the leaves fell (and before all the hotels got closed to tourists in Hungary). We only spent a weekend there, and we’ll surely go back when we can take trips again.…
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Cape Kamenjak, Our Favorite Place In Istria

It was not our first visit to Croatia, but the first one to Istria. We fell for it, and our favorite place there was undoubtedly Cape Kamenjak. “What? Have you been to Rovinj?” Yes, we have, and Rovinj is a close second favorite. But that’s the way we are, usually more impressed by unspoilt nature…
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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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Skógar Valley: Skógafoss And A Dozen More Enchanted Waterfalls

Skógafoss is one of the iconic waterfalls of Southern Iceland. It’s a busy place. But lesser people know that it’s also an entrance to an enchanted valley of a dozen more waterfalls: Skógar Valley. We’ve already written a post about our favorite canyons in Iceland, and Skógar Valley has its place on that list. It…
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Where To Hike In The High Tatras With A Baby?

Slovakia’s High Tatras is our favorite high mountain getaway. We’ve already written a series about the best day hikes there, including several lesser-known paths. Since then we visit the High Tatras with our baby boy – and if you’re planning to do the same, we’re here to help. Also, if you don’t have a baby,…
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15 Fairy Tale Places In The Soča Valley, Slovenia

Are you saying that Soča Valley itself is a fairy tale place? You’re right. It’s our favorite region in Slovenia, too. But we’d like to give you some ideas where to start exploring it, and also show you lesser known places that we only discovered on our second visit. Soča River Trail Soča River (or…
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