Tag: Europe

Central or Eastern Europe? Which country belongs where?

So we started to write a hiking guide to Central Europe. Or Eastern Europe? That’s exactly where we stopped. We planned to write this guide about hiking in Hungary – where we live – and the nearby countries. And we started thinking about how to call them: Central or Eastern European countries? If you ask…
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7 Best Coastal Hikes In Ireland

Ireland’s Atlantic coast impressed us with scenic drives and scenic hikes! Those alone would have been enough for us to fall in love with this country. And they were enough for us to love it in spite of the weather that made us scream for a sunny Mediterranean beach sometimes. So let us show you…
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4 Short & Pretty Hikes In Transylvania

Transylvania is the land of legends. The land of mountains and pine forests, too. Long hikes, unspoilt landscapes, flocks and shepherds. But this time we’d like to show you some adorable short hikes that’ll make you fall in love and tempt for more. Even though many of the hiking trails in Romania’s Carpathians are long,…
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Our Favorite Waterfalls In Ireland & Northern Ireland

Ireland is also called the Emerald Island due to its lush green countryside. And that is thanks to the frequent rains. But frequent rains mean something else, too: beautiful waterfalls! As we drove around the island, we found lots of pretty waterfalls in addition to the breathtaking coastal hikes, lakes and ancient ruins. So let…
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4 Gems Of The Székely Land, Transylvania

The Székely Land is a special part of Transylvania. Though it’s in the heart of Romania, it’s inhabited mainly by the Székelys, a Hungarian-speaking ethnic group. It has its own history, culture and traditions. And it also offers some unique natural beauties that we’d like to show you in this post. But where exactly is…
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How We Celebrate Christmas In Hungary

Oh, those old Christmas Eves when I used to stand by the window, hoping to get a glance of the angels as they bring our Christmas tree. Those old, old times when I used to write letters to Christ Child with detailed descriptions and pictures of the toys I was dreaming about. Yes, it’s Christ…
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Our 7 Favorite European Old Towns – From 7 Years Of Travelling

One reason European cities are so popular among tourists is their old towns. The cobbled streets, pastel colored houses, giant cathedrals and magnificent palaces take you back centuries in time. And some cities has especially well-preserved and intact historical old towns. We show you our favorite European old towns in this post. We’ve been travelling…
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Dingle Peninsula: A Competitor For Ireland’s Famous Ring Of Kerry

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way stretches to 2500 kilometres. Impressive coastal cliffs, lush green landscapes, deep blue or turquoise bays. Pretty peninsulas to drive around. Like Dingle Peninsula that’s just north of the famous Ring of Kerry. Less famous, but just as beautiful. Dingle Peninsula is just the right size for a full day scenic drive.…
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Lost In Nature: Ireland

When we think of Ireland, we don’t think of Guinness. Nor Irish pubs. Not even Dublin. We think of landscapes. We think of rain. Drizzle. Fog. Wind. Cloudburst. We think of green and blue. Sheep and razorbill. Ruins on the hilltop. We visited Ireland for the first time this May. We spent two weeks road…
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