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  • Moderate hikes in the Tatras of Slovakia
    EUROPE,  SLOVAKIA

    8 MODERATE HIKES IN THE TATRAS OF SLOVAKIA

    Someone asked me the other day on Instagram, how to get better at rock scrambling and overcome the fear of falling? Honestly speaking, that's a very good question! I have no fear of height whatsoever, but the best piece of advice I can give someone who does, is to start slow and progress with time. In this blog post, I'm going to share with you 8 moderate hikes in the Tatras of Slovakia, perfect for people who want to practise rock scrambling and gain more confidence before hitting the toughest trails in the Tatra Mountains.

  • Malerweg in Germany 8 day itinerary
    EUROPE,  GERMANY

    MALERWEG IN GERMANY: 8-DAY ITINERARY [2023]

    Malerweg, also known as the Painter's Way, is a 116 km hiking trail winding around the Elbe Sandstone Mountains in Saxon Switzerland National Park. Interestingly enough, this region has so much to offer that I finished the hike with a total number of 175 km walked. In this blog post, I'm sharing my 8-day itinerary for hiking Malerweg with daily distance, elevation change and my favourite attractions for each day. Let's go!

  • All you need to know about hiking Malerweg in Germany
    EUROPE,  GERMANY

    ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HIKING MALERWEG [2023]

    Saxon Switzerland is one of the most iconic regions in Germany. Hiking here means walking around unique rock formations, climbing a countless number of stairs and vertical ladders, enjoying magnificent views over the Elbe River and taking breaks in peaceful towns. If you want to go big and see it all, you should definitely consider hiking Malerweg. All you need to know about hiking Malerweg is included in this blog post. Enjoy!

  • Hikes in the Tatras of Slovakia for beginners
    EUROPE,  SLOVAKIA

    12 HIKES IN THE TATRAS OF SLOVAKIA FOR BEGINNERS

    Slovakians are the lucky ones! More than 75% of the Tatra Mountains belong to them. With that being said, Slovakia offers more hiking trails than Poland, with a more diverse range of walks for advanced, intermediate and novice hikers. In this blog post, I'm going to share with you 12 hikes in the Tatras of Slovakia suitable for almost everybody. The hikes listed below are not always short, some of them require a decent level of fitness, but they have no technical sections, and no rock scrambling involved. Let's get into it!

  • Hiking the GR20 Corsica 14 day itinerary
    EUROPE,  FRANCE

    HIKING THE GR20 IN CORSICA: 14-DAY ITINERARY [2023]

    Corsica's GR20 is officially divided into 16 stages, which means 16 days on the track. Is it possible to double the stages and finish the walk faster? Absolutely! If you are a fit and confident hiker, you can even try to do it in 10 days. In my case, it was a little longer though. In this blog post, I'm going to share with you my 14-day itinerary for hiking the GR20 in Corsica with walk notes, daily distance, and elevation change. Let's go!

  • GR20 Corsica everything you need to know
    EUROPE,  FRANCE

    GR20 CORSICA: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW [2023]

    The GR20 is a 180 km long hiking trail that winds its way through the mountainous heart of Corsica. It's also commonly described as the toughest long-distance hike in all of Europe. The GR20 consists of two parts. The south part, which is considered moderate, and the north part, which is known for being more technical. In this blog post, I'm going to share with you everything you need to know about the GR20 before you go.

  • The ultimate packing list for the GR20 in Corsica
    EUROPE,  FRANCE

    THE ULTIMATE PACKING LIST FOR THE GR20 IN CORSICA

    Packing for a long-distance hike is always challenging. You need to bring all the essentials with you, and at the same time, keep the pack weight low. The painful truth is that if you pack too much stuff, your knees will suffer, and you will most likely struggle on the technical parts. In this blog post, I'm going to share with you the ultimate packing list for the GR20 in Corsica, perfect for late June, and early July. So let's get right into it!

  • Mięguszowiecka Przełęcz pod Chłopkiem in the High Tatras of Poland
    EUROPE,  POLAND

    PRZEŁĘCZ POD CHŁOPKIEM IN THE HIGH TATRAS OF POLAND

    Mięguszowiecka Przełęcz pod Chłopkiem is no joke! In fact, this hike is considered one of the toughest in the Tatra Mountains. Fun fact is that it took me two attempts to tick it off. I was all ready to do it in July 2022, but after speaking to some hikers at a mountain hut, I ended up changing my plans. A month later, I got back there, and this time everything went to plan. Was there really anything to be afraid of? Let's find out!

  • Priečne Sedlo in the High Tatras of Slovakia
    EUROPE,  SLOVAKIA

    PRIEČNE SEDLO IN THE HIGH TATRAS OF SLOVAKIA

    Priečne Sedlo is a saddle located in the High Tatras of Slovakia, connecting two beautiful valleys, kotlina Piatich Spišských Plies & Veľká Studená dolina. It's a spectacular, but technically difficult hike. The entire loop takes a whole day, includes steep and exposed sections, as well as chains and bars. In this blog post, I'm going to tell you more about Priečne Sedlo in Slovakia, one of the toughest hikes in the Tatra Mountains.

  • Owl Mountains walking trails
    EUROPE,  POLAND

    OWL MOUNTAINS: WALKING TRAILS

    The Owl Mountains are a mountain range of the Central Sudetes located in southwestern Poland. It's a beautiful region with a fascinating history, truly an enigma for historians and treasure hunters. Apart from a fair number of walking trails and viewpoints, there are many historical sites such as WWII fortifications, military forts & fortresses, as well as ruined castles. More about walking trails in the Owl Mountains here.