Category: Photo Essay

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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Our Best Photos Of 2020

At the end of each year, we publish a post about our best travel moments and also our best photos of the year. While the post about travel moments is a personal one with pictures that awaken warm feelings in us, this photo collection is focused on (surprise!) photography. I collect the best photos I’ve…
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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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Autumn In Hungary’s Kőszeg Mountains

This autumn we ventured to a region we’ve never been before but we’ve been planning to visit for a while: Kőszeg Mountains. This is a protected area located partly in Vas County in Hungary, and partly in Burgenland in Austria. The area in Hungary is part of Őrség National Park and offers lovely forest trails,…
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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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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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Take A Walk In The Palace District Of Budapest

Are you looking for amazing architecture in Budapest? Take a walk in the Palace District! We could spend hours walking around and photographing the beautiful buildings there. Let us give you an insight – with lots of pictures. Where is the Palace District (Palotanegyed in Hungarian) in the first place? It’s the western part of…
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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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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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