Tag: Europe

The Best Day Trips From Vienna, Austria

We’ve already written several posts about Vienna, its architecture, palaces, parks, museums and Christmas markets. Now it’s time to show you its surroundings, because the area offers countless opportunities for day trips. We share our favorites with you. Vienna is one of the best European cities. We return there each year, we love it in…
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Þingvellir National Park, The Home Of The World’s First Parliament

One of the main stops on a traditional Golden Circle tour in Southern Iceland: Þingvellir National Park. Both its history and geology makes it unique in the world, and it’s an exciting and beautiful place to visit. Þingvellir is the national symbol of Iceland today. A national park since 1930 and a UNESCO World Heritage…
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5 Amazing Scenic Drives In Ireland

2 weeks, 3000 kilometres. Our first road trip in Ireland. With insanely narrow country roads and dramatic coastal roads that have their own unforgettable charm. It was more or less a scenic drive all the way, still we try to highlight our favorite sections. The best of the best scenic drives in Ireland. Ireland’s most…
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4 Great Hikes In Transylvania’s Apuseni Mountains

Romania is lucky to be home of several mountain ranges of the Carpathians. This fact itself makes it quite attractive in our eyes. Actually, it’s our favorite thing about Romania. We are passionate hikers, and the Carpathians offer such wild, undeveloped landscapes that are rare to find in Europe. They are not too well-known and…
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Long Weekend In Slovenia’s Fabulous Logar Valley

I started to write this post about half year ago, and I wanted to make it so perfect that I never got to finish it. Ooops. But my excuse is that Slovenia is such an extraordinary jewel of Europe, and this region I’m telling you about in this post is not the most well-known one,…
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Our 5 Days Road Trip In South Bohemia, Czechia

When it comes to Czechia, people think of Prague. And that’s why Prague is crazy crowded any time of the year. So crowded that they actually make some narrow pedestrian streets one-way only in busier periods of the year – and rightly so, since you’d stand no chance going against the crowd, anyway. But Prague…
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Waterfall Hunt In Transylvania, Romania

Every waterfall addict knows that late spring is the best time of the year to visit waterfalls. Fed by all the melting snow, they are roaring and thundering, and they look spectacular! At higher elevations this timeframe shifts to June and July. Like in the romantic mountains of Transylvania. So here are some easily reachable,…
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Why Should You Visit Belvedere Palace & Gardens In Vienna?

Vienna has stunning architecture and pretty parks. The Belvedere Palace and Gardens are a wonderful example of both. The Baroque palaces of the Upper and Lower Belvedere are set in a landscape that makes you feel like you’re in a costume movie set. What makes the gardens of Belvedere Palace so special? The French style…
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Spring In Buda Hills & Pilis Mountains, Hungary

Living in Budapest, our closest hiking getaway is the Buda Hills and Pilis Mountains. Their highest peaks being around 500-700 meters, they are not even real mountains. Still they are ideal for enjoying the outdoors, they have green forests and nice scenic trails. And they lie right at our doorstep. We especially like hiking there…
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