FINLAND – 11 days round trip from Helsinki to the north and back

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Usually at this time of a year we would go some place warm, but not this time! I guess we both agreed it makes more sense to stay in Europe considering the fact we only had 11 days of time for our holiday. That would not have been enough for the other destination we had in mind (a much more …

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 …