Tag: Slovakia

Monthly Recap: May 2017

Our May started in the best way possible: by visiting Barcelona for the first time! It was followed by several weekends fully packed with sightseeing and outdoor activities in Slovakia and Hungary. They made us realize again that we don’t need to travel far away to explore beautiful places and get amazed. All we need…
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6 National Parks, 6 Hikes In Slovakia

Slovakia is one of the most underrated countries in Europe in our opinion. We realize it every time we visit this country and that has happened quite often lately. We discovered 6 of its 9 national parks last year and we want to tell you about them! Chances are high that you’ve actually never heard…
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Wildflower Bloom In The High Tatras

We like being surrounded by colorful blooming flowers – I mean who wouldn’t? And in addition to spring we love high mountains, too. A random good thing about them is that when spring ends at lower elevations that’s the time when it begins in the high mountains. Alpine meadows will be covered by thousands of…
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Little Fatra, The National Park You’re Overlooking But You Shouldn’t

Slovakia has 9 national parks and the most well-known is High Tatras. Have you not heard about it yet? Exactly. That’s a perfect indicator of what an underrated country Slovakia is. On the other hand: it means so much beauty to explore that no one really knows about! Because Slovakia offers quite some beauties. One…
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7 Cool Places Under The Ground In Eastern Europe

I remember a giant hall. The ceiling disappeared in the darkness. There were tiny lights and a huge blackness around us. We walked in silence and awe. Suddenly we came to a halt. We saw a deep ravine and a narrow bridge and we heard the sound of water but it was so deep down…
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Fairy Tale Loop In Mylnická-Furkotská Valleys, High Tatras

After our adventure in the Cold Valleys of Slovakia’s High Tatras we became more cautious both with weather and with chain secured routes. We thought twice before trying to do another similar, ‘it looks easy’ loop through two valleys and a pass. But when we talked with fellow hikers and they told us that none…
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Our Best Travel Moments Of 2016

It’s that time of the year again when everyone gets nostalgic and we are no different. To be honest, curling ourselves up on the couch while drinking hot tea, eating some chocolate and talking about ‘the good times’ is the only thing we want to do on a dark, chilly December day. Another year has…
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Our Adventure In The Cold Valleys Of The High Tatras

The reason we love hiking so much is that we enjoy everything about it. Not just the view from the top. Not just a spectacular lake or waterfall at the end. And not even just the views. We enjoy being there. We enjoy the green forest and the blue sky. The sun and the breeze…
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Conquering Rysy Peak In The High Tatras

Slovakia’s High Tatras offer great panoramas and great challenges. After climbing to Kriváň (2495 m) we felt it’s time to conquer the highest peak possible. Though the highest point of the High Tatras (and Slovakia) is Gerlach Peak (Gerlachovský štít, 2655 m) there’s no marked trail to it and you are not even allowed to…
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