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Best winter hikes on Pohorje, Slovenia

Best winter hikes on Pohorje, Slovenia

Besides the more difficult hikes that also include skiing or snowboarding on the descent, the country of Slovenia offers also a number of beautiful winter treks that are perfectly safe avalanche-wise, and viable for the whole family and for those less experienced in visiting the […]

Boat trip from Puno to Taquile and Uros Islands, Peru

Boat trip from Puno to Taquile and Uros Islands, Peru

“Why on Earth did we want to travel here?!” was our first thought when we were observing Puno from the bus. Out of the bus, the city seemed pretty scary, there was a lot of half made houses, or houses without the rooftop, dirty streets,… […]

Tour around ski resorts in Slovenia

Tour around ski resorts in Slovenia

In the shadows of Switzerland, France, Austria, and Italy, Slovenia may not get that much of an attention as a skiing destination. No wonder, Slovenian large ski resorts are generally smaller than those in the aforementioned countries, and often offer less luxury ski resorts. But for the chairlifts, […]

Perfect MTB holidays location in Slovenia: Ruše and Maribor

Perfect MTB holidays location in Slovenia: Ruše and Maribor

If you are looking for a location to base yourself for a mountain bike holidays in Slovenia, look no further than Ruše. Less than 1 hour proximity of 3 bike parks (Mariborsko Pohorje, Rogla and Kope), a huge network of signposted XC routes on unpaved […]

What to do in Bordeaux in 3 days?

What to do in Bordeaux in 3 days?

I first visited Bordeaux back in 2014 as a stop on my surf-trip to Lacanau area. But it was not long after that, at the end of the year 2015, that with Urska we moved there to work for 3 months. In doing so, and […]

Mountain biking in Slovenia

Mountain biking in Slovenia

Slovenia has plenty of tracks for mountain biking throughout the whole country. We won’t be making things promotional, however, but will write one important fact straight: a large part of the trails that we Slovenes ride on, is actually not entirely legal: many trails are […]

Minimalist camping hacks & packing list

Minimalist camping hacks & packing list

Would like to do minimalist camping with a minimum amount of equipment and don’t know where to start? You’re on the right place 🙂 I have put together some minimalist camping tips you can use, as well as a packing list for every minimalist camper. […]

Surf trip to the south of Portugal

Surf trip to the south of Portugal

When Tjasa and Jan, authors of the blog post series about their road trip, cruised around the southern part of Portugal, I sat on the plane and flew there on a 10-day visit. The main purpose of my trip was to surf in the Algarve […]

The story of our little green tent

The story of our little green tent

Being high on the idea of light travel from the hostel hopping times, both of us (Urska and Matic), and each of us on our own, developed a habit of traveling with hand luggage only. Not carrying a lot of luggage made travel so much […]

Essentials for multiday trekking-camping trip

Essentials for multiday trekking-camping trip

If you are hiking with the tent, where the tent provides you with the shelter, you may want to be a bit more picky with your equipment. Here go some experience-based observations and suggestions about the 3 essential pieces of equipment for multiday trekking-camping trip: […]