LÜNEBURGER HEIDE – a weekend trip

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Friday after Gin´s work we drove off to explore the blooming fields of Lüneburger Heide for the weekend – finally! I have to admit I had no clue this beautiful nature park even existed before I moved to Germany and have been wanting to visit it for “years” now. The best time to visit is late July – mid September …

Monday´s special: TEUFELSMAUER

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If we knew how cool this place was we would have definitely visited it already long before, but for some reason we only discovered it this weekend. The whole Teufelsmauer (“the devils wall”) is around 20 km long and it stretches from Ballenstedt to Blankenburg. One can visit certain parts of this incredible sandstone rock formations and this time we …

HIKING SLOVENIA: to Triglavska jezera lakes from Bohinj

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Triglavska jezera valley is approximately 8 kilometres long Alpine karst valley between Bohinj and Trenta, with lakes that occured in the hollows with watertight sediments. The other name for the valley is Sedmera jezera valley, which in translation means „the seven lakes valley“. Allthough in reality the number of lakes and ponds in the valley is actually higher. Some of …

20 things to do in & around Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

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Kranjska Gora, a place to which we return every year on our visit to Slovenia, to get away from the city heat and to enjoy the mountains and fresh air. It is situated near Italy and Austria, in the NW part of Slovenia. Surrounded by Julian Alps on one side and Karavanke on the other makes it a perfect place …

Monday´s special: “LIEBESBANKWEG”, Harz NP

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Liebesbank weg is about 7 kilometres long and is known for the 25 uniquely carved wooden benches, all of them symbolising and representing love. Besides benches, there are also “poetry stones” and interesting wooden sculptures dedicated to specific occasions of love and wedded life. If that sounds too cheesy for you, just don´t pay too much attention on it and …

MADEIRA – exploring the island in 6 days

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Before flying to Madeira, all I knew about it was what I´ve heard of my parents who were there a few years before. I concluded, this was not the best destination for a small child, so I put the island on my “i-will-go-there-when-Lu-is-18” list. But then it just so happened last year that we decided together with two girlfriends to …