Namibia: Tips

General Namibia is a country that is easy for self-driving. An important thing to know is that the majority of the roads are gravel - but an easy kind. Nothing compared to Iceland or Mongolia. Even that, it is highly recommended to rent a 4x4, the majority of the time it would not have been necessary. There only had been two times which really needed a 4x4. First in the Tiras…

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Madeira: Never stop learning

This weekend we did a trip to Ponto do Pargo to do a hike at the Faja Grande. At the beginning of the hike was a small restaurant surrounded by its own garden. So far so unspectacular you might, would say. The interesting part was in the details, as the owner was taking the time to put a little sign in front of every plant to show what it is. I…

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Portugal: Tips

My tips summarized here are based on a three weeks travel to the mainland of Portugal. The travel was split between self-driving and luggage transport between the long-distance hiking in the North of Portugal. Areas included are Minho, the Douro Valley and the Geres National Park. The trip was focused mainly on hiking, eating great Portuguese food and just enjoy great location in more unknown part of the North of Portugal.…

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Portugal: Resume after hiking 200 km in the North of Portugal

As in 2020 travel was upside down, I was on the search of hiking opportunities in Europe that were off the beaten paths. Portugal may not come first in mind when searching for this. The country is mainly known for it's amazing beaches at the Algave region. May some know the Fishermen's Trail (Rota Vicentina), which is still on my list but I wanted to leave it for our trip around…

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World: Top 10 Places you won’t believe exist

The world is big and beautiful. It has a lot of places to offer that you won't believe exists before you see it with your own eyes. Let me give you here an overview of Top 10 places that I could not believe exist until I was standing in from of it. My selection is really limited and the countries mentioned below have a lot of more to offer, I just…

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Slovenia: Tips

General In general Slovenia was everything but what I was expecting it to be. Honestly I did not have any clear picture of what to expect. Slovenia is a beautiful natural side, with good infrastructure for self driving, as well for internet and phone. In addition, it was really clean - reminded me in that point a lot of Norway - toilets at every parking lot, no rubbish at any side.…

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Italy: Why visit the Dolomites?

The Dolomites are worth visiting in all the season. Main seasons for winter sport is December to April, best season for hiking is September to October. In order to avoid the crowds try to stay away in August, as this is the summer holiday season in Europe. Let me give you some reasons why to visit the Dolomites. The beautiful mountains No matter which valley of the Dolomites you are choosing,…

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Pyrenees: Tips

General The Pyrenees is a mountain range in French, Spain and Andorra. Even that it is easier with speaking French and Spanish, it is also possible to get around with English. People are in general nice and try to help out as good as possible. In order to get to the area, the closest airports are Bilbao (Spain), Toulouse (France) or Barcelona (Spain). Transportation The easiest to go around in the…

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World: What I learned from traveling the world

Over last 10+ years my addiction to travel grew by every year. Even that I did not do an around the world travel yet, I already had a lot of takeaways from the traveling, working and studying in foreign countries in the past years. In this article I will share what I learned from traveling the world. An amazing view Traveling is an addiction Many people who love travel will agree…

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