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  • Between Goat Eyes and Fresh Strawberries: Why Visiting La Boqueria Market in Barcelona is a MUST!

    Fruits, and clams and hams, oh my! Why Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria must be on your Barcelona trip itinerary!

    La Boqueria… what? The moment you begin your visit in Barcelona, you start planning your next visit. Barcelona has so much to offer! There is no way even a whole week of site seeing could cover all the interesting spots. So what could be done when you have only a day or two? How can you […]

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  • Hiking Solo in Park Montseny and Falling in Love with Catalonia, Spain

    Just outside Barcelona you will find Park Montseny, a true natural gem! Hike this stunning nature reserve and fall in love with Catalonia!

    Just 50 km from Barcelona you will find natural reserve that will take your breath away. Park Montseny provides magnificent scenery and natural beauty beyond imagination. Think I’m exaggerating? Just look at this photo above. And read on.   Park Montseny: a true natural gem The Montseny Natural Park was designated in 1977 by UNESCO as a […]

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  • Solo on Skye: from Sligachan to Broadford & the End of an Epic Trip

    Solo on Skye: Hiking the southern part of the magnificent Skye Trail takes you from Sligachan to Broadford, offering challenges and awesome views.

    Beyond the Trotternish Ridge Hiking the southern part of the Skye Trail, from Sligachan to Broadford, takes you again trough magnificent landscapes of mountains, lochs, burns and moors. My stormy and kind of scary at times solo adventure over the Trotternish Ridge did not put me off hiking the Skye Trail. As much as the Isle […]

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  • Norsk Folkemuseum: a Must-See When Visiting Oslo. And I Have Photos to Prove it!

    Visit the Norsk Folkemuseum The Norsk Folkemuseum is an open air museum of rural and urban Norway from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. It shows how people lived in Norway for the past five hundred years in various parts of the country. The buildings you can see there all represent various regions and […]

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  • Finding the Perfect Trail for Hiking near Barcelona

    Being Smart and Sensible  I’ve already written it: the most important thing when hiking solo is to be smart and flexible. Going stubbornly into something we suspect is risky or straight out dangerous is not being brave, it’s being stupid. Sometimes our plans just don’t work out. For whatever reason. It could be that we have […]

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  • Kampinos National Park: a Natural Treasure on the Outskirts of Warsaw

    What is Kampinos? Kampinos National Park is a stunning natural reserve on the north-western outskirts of Warsaw. Taking public transportation you can easily and fast transport yourself from the busy and noisy (and sometimes heavily polluted) city to a gorgeous swamp and sand covered park.   Although the park was created in 1959, the idea […]