Tag: Slovakia

Best Summer Hikes In Central (Or Eastern?) Europe

Summer is our favorite hiking season! That’s the time to take the high mountain trails and conquer those goddamn peaks. So we share our favorite summer hikes in Central Europe with you in this post. We are those people who look forward to summer days not to go to the beach, but to head to…
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Best Late Spring Hikes In Central (Or Eastern?) Europe

As the weather warms up, days get longer, snow melts and late spring comes, we can hike higher and higher. And we do hike a lot, enjoy the wildflowers that start to bloom at higher elevations and the waterfalls that are roaring. The second piece of our seasonal hiking guide to Central Europe is about…
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Monthly Recap: June 2019

We said goodbye to Ireland in the beginning of June. We also said goodbye to hiking for a while. After a lovely hiking getaway to Slovakia’s Fatras, I realized that in my seventh month of pregnancy, I’m not just incredibly slow, but I also couldn’t really enjoy conquering mountain peaks anymore. Not that it’s shocking,…
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15 Pictures To Make You Fall In Love With Little Fatra

Little Fatra (or Malá Fatra in Slovak) is one of our favorite weekend hiking getaways from Budapest. This barely known mountain range is located in Slovakia, and it consists of several protected areas – like Little Fatra National Park itself. Though it’s not a very large – neither a very high – mountain range, it…
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8 Romantic European Small Towns To Visit This Spring

No useful Valentine’s Day’s ideas from us this year, sorry. You have to figure that out for yourselves. 😀 But we have some great romantic getaway ideas for you instead. Because what’s more romantic than a pretty little small town full of flowers? We are sharing 8 of the most romantic small towns we’ve explored…
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Best Day Hikes In Slovakia’s Great Fatra

Slovakia is home to some breathtaking mountain ranges of the Carpathians. It has the Tatras – High and Low Tatras -, and it has the Fatras, too – Little and Great Fatra. We’ve already written a post about Little Fatra, now it’s time to show you its older brother. Older? Actually, Great Fatra National Park…
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Photo Essay: Foggy High Tatras

How is your relationship with fog? As a hiker, I hate it. I’d rather choose rain and wind than fog, because at least one can see something then. Well, no one asks me in the first place. On the other hand, rain and fog often goes hand in hand in the high mountains. But as…
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6 Easy Winter Hikes In Slovakia

We’ve hiked in the Tatra and Fatra Mountains of Slovakia a lot in the past years. But this year was the first time we went hiking there in the winter. Or should I say taking long walks in the fresh snow? Because the thing is, winter is not really hiking season in the high mountains.…
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Monthly Recap: December 2018

We’ve just arrived home from a sparkling, freezing (and occasionally stormy) winter wonderland! And December is the time for Christmas, Christmas markets, lots of chocolate and delicious home-cooked meals, and all things good. It was a great month. Highlights Winter hiking in Slovakia. We’ve spent a lot of time hiking in the beautiful mountains of…
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