Could you think of a better way to reflect on a year than to watch all the pictures that you took? Okay, maybe not all – considering that sometimes we take a couple of hundreds on a single day. But we collected the best ones here for you and us to enjoy. So here comes the most beautiful or most interesting pictures of the best moments of our travels in 2016… We wish you a Happy New Year!
Mount Biokovo is towering above Makarska, a popular beach town in Dalmatia, Croatia.
Best night panorama
View of Paris from the top of Montparnasse Tower
Best beach photo
We found this hidden beach while canoeing around Lake Bohinj in Slovenia.
Best coastline photo
Hiking in Mljet National Park on the island of Mljet (Croatia) included some random snorkeling stops, too.
Best sunset photo
Sunset at Lake Balaton, Hungary
Best dusk photo
Lake Balaton is pretty after sunset, too 🙂
Best waterfall photo
One of the many lovely waterfalls of Bärenschützklamm Gorge in Styria, Austria.
Best mountain photo
View from Rysy peak – in the High Tatras National Park, Slovakia
Best river photo
The perfect color of Slovenia’s Soča River is hard to beat.
Best lake photo
Malo jezero, the small salt lake of Mljet Island, Croatia.
Best colorful photo
Green Lake (Zelené pleso in Slovak) is one of the countless alpine lakes of Slovakia’s High Tatras National Park and it has the most incredible color.
Best architecture photo
The Town Hall of Basel, Switzerland rather looks like a castle.
Best interior photo
Sainte Chapelle, this relatively small but very impressive Gothic royal chapel was our favorite church in Paris.
Best park scene
Luxembourg Garden is one of the nicest parks in the center of Paris.
Best autumn photo
Right before the early October sunset – hiking in the Pilis, Hungary.
Best flower photo
Wildflower bloom in the High Tatras of Slovakia is spectacular throughout June and July.
Best animal photo
A peacock was stealing the show in the garden of Eggenberg Palace, Graz, Austria.
Best foggy photo
Peaks of Slovakia’s High Tatras in the fog seriously reminded us of Mordor from the Lord of the Rings.
Best snowy photo
Is it too obvious that it should be one of those shots taken in the Swiss Alps?
Best macro photo
Have you ever seen a snail eating a mushroom? Aka the small wonders of hiking. 🙂
Best reflection photo
Peaceful morning view of Štrbské Pleso in the High Tatras, Slovakia.
Best night scene
The City Hall of Vienna looks pretty at any time but this night scene with the old lamps is our favorite picture of it.
Best castle photo
It’s hard to take a bad photo of such a magical castle as Château de Chenonceau in the Loire Valley, France.
Best small town photo
The colorful center of Lucerne, Switzerland is especially charming on a sunny day.
Best Christmas photo
Vienna’s Christmas is hard to beat. This picture of Stephansplatz is our favorite this year: