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North of the sun
North of the sun: surfing under the northern lights

Living on your own beach for nine months and being able to surf whenever you want… Cool right? This was the adventure Inge Wegge and Jørn Nyseth Ranum, two young Norwegian filmmakers and surfers decided to take. But they wanted to do something more. They wanted to give back to nature. They build their own cabin from washed up trash…

Slovenië in de winter
Visiting Slovenia in winter!

Every summer more and more people visit Slovenia. No wonder, because it’s a gorgeous country with such a versatile nature. And: it’s still quite cheap! But if you’re visiting in summer, you might have to share all the beauty the country has to offer, with hundreds of other people. Want to avoid the crowds? Visit Slovenia in winter!   Visiting…

National park Plitvice Jezero
Visiting Plitvice lakes: must do or overrated hotspot?

Chances are, you know about the Plitvice lakes in Croatia. And no wonder this national park in the central part of Croatia is popular because it’s a stunning piece of nature. All those waterfalls and magnificent lakes… But it is also a place that is incredibly busy, even outside the high season. So, is visiting Plitvice lakes worth your while?   A…

Kungsleden Alesjaure meer
Hiking the Fjällräven Classic 2018: an epic adventure in Swedish nature

Finally, the time was there. Almost eight months after we enrolled ourselves, we could start the Fjällräven Classic 2018 on the 18th of August. Both carrying a backpack that was a tat heavy, plenty of food and an irresistible urge to start hiking, we were ready to go at 16.00 sharp at the start in Nikkaluokta in the gorgeous Swedish…

6 redenen waarom je nu naar de Vesterålen moet
6 reasons to visit Vesterålen NOW!

It may not come as a surprise that the northern part of Norway is the place to be when you’re into nature, peace, and quiet. You might even have heard of the Lofoten islands being a must visit. But chances are, nobody told you about Vesterålen yet! And that’s a real shame if you ask me. This archipelago is located…

De prachtige uitzichten onderweg naar de top van de Triglav
Mount Triglav: the way to the top of Slovenia’s highest peak

If you like rugged mountains, deep valleys and challenging hiking trails including a via ferrata route? Then the trip from the Vrata Valley to the top of Mount Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia, is a must. But, the route is tough and requires some climbing materials if you want to be able to safely perform it. In this blog,…

Viewpoint op Mallorca
6 reasons to visit Mallorca

Chances are, you’ve heard about Mallorca’s shady reputation as a party island. During summer, the beaches around Palma de Mallorca are packed with teenagers and twenty-somethings looking to party. If that’s not something you’re into, you might think about skipping the Balearic island altogether. But don’t! Because you’ll miss out on all the awesome things the island has to offer, besides…

De hoogste berg van Slovenië Triglav
Hiking in Triglav National Park in Slovenia

Slovenia is becoming increasingly popular as a holiday destination; each year more and more travelers are visiting this beautiful country. If you’ve ever been there, you can probably imagine why. Are you planning a trip to Slovenia soon? You might want to consider skipping those touristy hotspots like Lake Bled and Bohinj and head out to the stunningly beautiful Triglav…

Het graffitistraatje in Gent ontdekken
Must do in Ghent: SORRY NOT SORRY street art tour

Last summer we spend a weekend in the Belgium city of Ghent. We had some great, sunny weather and therefore loved to stroll through the city. During our walk through the city center, we found out that there is a lot of street art to be found. Not only in the famous graffiti street in Ghent but everywhere throughout the…

Winter in Slovenië
Photoblog: why you should experience winter in Slovenia

Slovenia is booming as a holiday destination in summer. And rightly so, it’s a beautiful country! But did you know that the winter in Slovenia is at least as impressive? After spending several summers in Slovenia, we wanted to experience the country in a completely different state. Something we have not regretted at all. But the most impressive thing was…

Bovenop de Pic Blanc in Frankrijk
6 reasons why Alpe d’Huez is the perfect winter sports destination

The winter sports season is in full swing. Are you still looking for a nice area to enjoy a few days or a week in the snow? You might want to consider the Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine ski area! Just two years ago, this was the area I stood on my snowboard for the first time. Despite the fact that…

Tips voor je eerste reis naar Thailand
13 tips for your first trip to Thailand

Thailand is known for its beautiful beaches, friendly people and its, cheap, delicious food. Not surprising that it is an extremely popular destination among backpackers. But if you’ve never been to Thailand, all the stories that you hear about it may not work in the country’s favor … Is it really thát beautiful? Is it not too crowded with tourists?…

Loy Krathong en Yi Peng
Loy Krathong: the festival of water

It might be one of the most impressive celebrations in Thailand: Loy Krathong! Thousands and thousands of lights lit up the skies and the rivers in numerous cities and villages all across Thailand. But the best place to experience all the festivities is celebrating Loy Krathong in Chiang Mai! All those lights make this festival something special if you’re visiting…

Pub the Halfway House Edinburgh
Hotspot: The Halfway House in Edinburgh

Tucked away in one of Edinburgh’s many alleys you’ll find one of the smallest pubs in Edinburgh. The Halfway House is a traditional pub with a few small tables, cozy booths and a limited menu with just a few local Scottish dishes. The atmosphere is unobtrusive and friendly. The perfect spot to enjoy a local ale. Or two…    The Halfway…