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Hiking to Tiger’s Nest

Hiking to Tiger’s Nest

The clouds were hanging low over the valley, and considering the heavy rainfall during the night, I was not quite sure how the hike to Tiger’s Nest would be. As I have grown up with the saying “there is no such thing as bad weather, […]

Sunrise hike at Batur volcano

Sunrise hike at Batur volcano

There is a reason why I have seen far more sunsets than sunrises, but that makes them even more special. Hearing about the Sunrise hike to Batur volcano, I decided I could sleep when I got back home, and signed up for the tour. At […]

Hiking to Machu Picchu

Hiking to Machu Picchu

Hiking to Machu Picchu had been on the top of my bucket list for as long as I can remember. As the trip to Peru was decided only two weeks before, unfortunately I was way too late to hike the Inca Trail. Both in regards of […]

Daytrip from Dublin to Bray and Greystone

Daytrip from Dublin to Bray and Greystone

Dublin is for many synonymous with bar, Guinness and whiskey. But both the city and the surrounding area has more to offer. We took a break from beer and did the cliff walk along the Irish Sea on the coastal path between Bray and Greystone. […]

Three shades of the Pulpit Rock; sunset, sunrise and noon!

Three shades of the Pulpit Rock; sunset, sunrise and noon!

The iconic Pulpit Rock is growing in popularity, and more and more people are finding their way up the stone stairs. Positively, highly welcome wooden planks along the way occasionally replace them, as you will definitely feel the sensation of the rocks in your legs. […]

Ski. Hike. Eat. In Zakopane

Ski. Hike. Eat. In Zakopane

Zakopane is known for skiing and hiking. And cheese. Before I came, I thought the first would play the most important role. It turned out to be a combination of the three. And maybe mostly the cheese… Arriving winter wonderland in the early afternoon, I […]

Skip Sigiriya Rock, hike Pidurangala Rock instead!

Skip Sigiriya Rock, hike Pidurangala Rock instead!

Enjoy the spectacular views from Pidurangala Rock almost all by yourself instead of queuing up like ants climbing Sigiriya Rock. Not only will you get the same grand view, but it also include the Lion Rock. The stone stairs start from Pidurangala Temple, giving you a 20 […]

Hiking to Adam’s Peak

Hiking to Adam’s Peak

Three hours uphill hike, 5831 steps to the altitude of 2243 meters above sea level, numerous places to stop along the way, beautiful colourful sunrise, a magical shadow, and walk like a penguin for a few days. That is the package you get doing the […]

Reunited with Kotor!

Reunited with Kotor!

Ever since I visited Kotor briefly many years ago, I have wanted to go back to experience more of this ancient fortified city. With the city walls crawling up the hillside behind the houses, I decided I had to climb it. And watch the view, […]

The detour to Bajram Curry

The detour to Bajram Curry

Since we found ourselves near by the border to Albania, we decided to take a short detour, going to Bajram Curry. Well. It ended up not being that short, as the road conditions are quite bad most of the way, and we had to drive […]

Hiking to the Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen)

Hiking to the Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen)

It was a beautiful day in May when some friends and I decided to do something I had wanted to do for a long time; hike to the Pulpit Rock. We started the drive from Bergen in the morning, following the road to Stavanger. From there […]

Hiking in Hawaii

Hiking in Hawaii

Hawaii is so much more than just the beautiful beaches. For the ones that prefer a little more action than just lying still tanning, Hawaii is also a paradise for hiking. Waimea Canyon On the island of Kauai we rented a car and drove towards […]