Category: Travel Advice

9 Things To Know Before Traveling To North Macedonia

We’ve been planning a Balkan road trip for years, and we just kept postponing it for several reasons. Then we jumped into it with the random idea that instead of Montenegro and Bosnia and maybe Albania, let’s visit North Macedonia. Why not? It has Lake Ohrid – and it does have Lake Ohrid, and it’s…
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10 Things You Should Know Before Traveling To Tenerife

Tenerife, the largest of Spain’s Canary Islands is a popular tourist destination. With pleasant weather year-round, amazing beaches, natural treasures and a lively, but chilled out vibe (that we like so much about most islands in the world), it deserves to be. However, there are a few things that might come as a surprise to…
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What To Do In Hungary In Each Season?

When is the best time to visit Hungary? When are the high, low and shoulder seasons? Is there anything interesting to do – indoors or outdoors – in the low season? We’ve been living here all our lives, and in this post we collected all the things to do in Hungary, Budapest and beyond, in…
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Which California National Parks Are The Best For You?

California is one of the most diverse states in the USA, moreover, it has weather that makes being outdoors a joy year-round! It has nine amazing national parks. But which one would you like the best? It depends on what you’re looking for and in which season you visit. We’ve lived in California for a…
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How To Find Day Hikes Near Me?

Wherever we travel, the question often comes up: where to find pretty day hikes nearby? From time to time, we’d like escaping into nature, putting some hiking days into our agenda. Actually, it’s a question that comes up at home, too. Where to find a new trail for the next weekend to leave the city…
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13 Romantic Things To Do In Croatia

If I should think of a romantic country but avoid the usual clichés like Paris, Rome or Venice, I’d choose Croatia. It has wonderful beaches and islands, fairy tale old towns, amazing scenery, welcoming locals. It offers tons of options for both a lazy, sentimental romantic holiday and an active, adventurously romantic one. And now…
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Are You Looking For Sandy Beaches In Croatia? Don’t!

Here are the facts. Most beaches in Croatia are not sandy, but you can find quite a few that are. Sandy beaches with shallow water are great for kids. It’s a good feeling walking barefoot in the soft sand (while holding hands with your loved one…). And we love Croatia so much! With the natural…
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What’s It Like To Hike With A Baby? Part II.

We’ve already told about our experience hiking with a newborn baby. Since then our baby is already 1 year old, and we went hiking with him whenever we could during this spring and summer. We hiked in Pilis, Börzsöny and Vértes Mountains near our home, Budapest, in the hills of Balaton Uplands National Park and…
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How To Save A Rainy Day In The Mountains

We’ve been hiking together for more than a decade, and we can never get bored of mountains, especially high mountains. We’re always happy to spend a week or two exploring them. Which trails we can actually take or how much time we can spend outdoors, however, is usually a gamble. Weather in the mountains is…
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