Awesome Beyond Words: Female Solo Hiking Laugavegur Trail in Iceland

Although I dreamed about visiting Iceland for years, I had no idea I would be able to actually visit. Last year, when looking for a place to spend my summer, I researched briefly visiting Iceland but resign based on the costs. This year I had planned my ten-year reunion with beloved friends in Canada. Lo […]

Leave No Trace. Or: How Not to Be an A-hole in Nature

Learn the ethics of hiking in the Great Outdoors. Hike safely, camp responsibly and Leave No Trace - to protect and enjoy our Nature. | hiking rules | wild camping | ecology | protecting the Nature | backpacking |

Why should we learn the Leave No Trace principles? Why should you care? We are taught contradictory messages about ourselves. On one hand, we are told we are unique, wonderful and can move mountains if we only wanted. We can reach the stars, change the course of history and achieve magnificent things. On the other […]

Solo on Skye: Surviving the Trotternish Ridge on Isle of Skye

It started all nice… the way all disaster stories do. When I left the lovely Flodigarry hostel’s campsite in the morning on a gloomy August day I had no way of predicting that the next 48h would be the toughest of my whole stay in Scotland. My plan was to hike as much as possible […]

Solo on Skye: Rubha Hunish – The Magnificent North of the Isle of Skye

The gorgeous Isle of Skye From the very beginning of my planning, hiking on the Isle of Skye was a given. I saw hundreds of photos and I just had to see with my own eyes to believe such a place could exist in reality. My original plan was to trek through the whole length of […]

Female Solo Hiking Along the West Highland Way [P1]

Part I: From Drymen to Inverarnan 3 days + 1 day of rest, 50km You might want to read my introduction to hiking solo the West Highland Way. Beginnings are never easy I kicked off my West Highland Way adventure by taking a bus from Glasgow to Drymen with a wonderful, chatty driver, who even […]