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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
What to bring on a hike? Here’s our complete packing list!
It’s a tough one: everything you want to take with you on a hiking trip, you have to carry yourself. If you are like us, you like to keep your backpack as light as possible, but also be sure you have everything you need when you’re in the great outdoors. What do you really need […]
7 tips for responsible hiking in the mountains
One of the reasons we love the mountains so much is because we can forget about everything when we’re there. All our daily struggles seem to be miles away (which is actually true, because we don’t have mountains in Holland)… We love just to enjoy all the beauty nature has to offer. But, to keep […]
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 […]
What is altitude sickness and what can you do about it?
It is often thought that it is something that you only encounter at high altitudes such as in Himalayas: altitude sickness. But you’re at risk as ‘low’ as 2,500 meters. More and more places in the world are becoming accessible to tourists, including beautiful mountain areas where you have a real chance of suffering from […]
10 tips for your first wild camping trip
Going on a wild camping trip… Ultimate freedom for some, but hell for others. If you would have told me ten years ago I would enjoy going hiking with my tent in my backpack and spending the night in nature, I would have thought you were crazy. But things change! Now I find (wild) camping […]
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 […]