Europe

The highlight of our roadtrip through Norway; hiking Romsdalseggen Ridge

Exactly one week after our challenging Trolltunga hike, we had another day planned where we didn’t have to drive anywhere. Time to strap on the hiking boots again and find some magnificent trails to follow. The most notorious hike in the area of Andalsnes is of course Romsdalseggen, a 10,3 kilometer one-way hike where you… Continue reading The highlight of our roadtrip through Norway; hiking Romsdalseggen Ridge

Europe

A day in the most famous Fjord in Norway, the Geiranger Fjord

One of the destinations almost every traveler adds to their roadtrip itinerary when travelling through Norway is the Geiranger Fjord. Since this place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site it probably would have been a disgrace to skip it on the grounds of there being too many other tourists swarming the place. It did help… Continue reading A day in the most famous Fjord in Norway, the Geiranger Fjord

Europe

Hiking to the famous Trolltunga viewpoint

After my friends and I had decided that our travel destination for 2019 would be the beautiful Scandinavian country Norway, we immediately began the discussion about whether or not we would accept the challenge to hike to one of the most famous views in the country; Trolltunga. Trolltunga is a rock cliff that horizontally juts… Continue reading Hiking to the famous Trolltunga viewpoint

Europe · Planning

Norway and its Fjords; a two week roadtrip

It's that time of the year again; the end of September! Which means that I've just returned from another one of my travels - there is a pattern, guys, there is! - and I have a lot of amazing experiences to share with you. This year around my September destination was the beautiful country of… Continue reading Norway and its Fjords; a two week roadtrip

North-America

Pushing through the crowds at Lake Louise and Moraine Lake

When you Google search for pictures of the Canadian Rockies, one of the first sights that will come up is Lake Louise. The famous turquoise blue lake is thé postcard image of this area and hence attracts a lot of tourists each year. Close to Lake Louise, there is another sort-like highlight where tourists flock… Continue reading Pushing through the crowds at Lake Louise and Moraine Lake

North-America

Getting the maximum out of Jasper National Park in two days

After a relaxing afternoon the day before, we were more than ready to be a bit more active and finally submerge ourselves in the beauty of the Canadian Rockies. We had two days to discover Jasper National Park and there was plenty to see in that little time. Sadly the weather forecast for the days… Continue reading Getting the maximum out of Jasper National Park in two days

North-America

Hiking and salmon spotting at Wells Gray Provincial Park

After a long and tiring drive from the Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, we finally made it to Clearwater; the gateway to the Wells Gray Provincial Park. The evening of our arrival we just went to have some dinner and relaxed a bit in our motel room. We'd leave the exploration of the park for the next day.… Continue reading Hiking and salmon spotting at Wells Gray Provincial Park

North-America

Blue, bluer, bluest at Joffre Lakes Provincial Park

When I think of Canada the image of gorgeous, turquoise blue lakes surrounded by lush forests and glacier topped mountains immediately comes to mind. So of course that was what we were hoping to see a lot on our roadtrip through West Canada. We had expected those views to cross our path once we entered… Continue reading Blue, bluer, bluest at Joffre Lakes Provincial Park

Europe

Forget the bus from Fira to Oia; hike the distance!

The three of us arrived on the island of Santorini early on Thursday morning September 7th. Our flight from Athens was right on time so we promptly got ourselves a cab to the capital Fira. There are also buses to take you to the center, but those are not frequent at all. The first bus would… Continue reading Forget the bus from Fira to Oia; hike the distance!