Tag: Hiking

Hiking the Alpujarras in Spain: the GR7 trail

Hiking the Alpujarras in Spain: the GR7 trail

This post is about hiking the GR7 trail in the Alpujarras. The Alpujarras is a beautiful region in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The GR7 hiking trail that runs through the Alpujarras is among the most scenic hikes in the Andalucia province of 

The Pieterpad trail: hiking through the Netherlands

The Pieterpad trail: hiking through the Netherlands

The Pieterpad trail is the most famous long distance trail in the Netherlands. It starts in Pieterburen up north in Groningen to the Pietersberg in Southern Limburg. You will hike almost 500 kilometers to some of the most beautiful parts of the Netherlands. The Pieterpad 

Hiking in the Netherlands: the best trails

Hiking in the Netherlands: the best trails

Hiking in the Netherlands? You might think this is a joke. Isn’t it as flat as a dutch pancake? Isn’t it one of the most densely populated countries in the world?  Yes it is, but hiking in the Netherlands is very well possible. Even enjoyable. 

Hiking the Wadi Dana Trail in Jordan

Hiking the Wadi Dana Trail in Jordan

Hiking is not the first thing you think about in Jordan, but the Wadi Dana trail is proof that the country is more than just history and desert. There are spectacular landscapes with mountains and gorges that offer a number of exciting routes.  The Wadi 

The Kandy to Ella train: a guide to Sri Lanka’s tea country

The Kandy to Ella train: a guide to Sri Lanka’s tea country

This post is a guide on everything you need to know about the Kandy to Ella train. This famous train ride is advertised to be one of the most spectacular train journeys in the world. Why take the Kandy to Ella train? I love trains 

Alamut Valley and the castle of the Assassins: a travel guide

Alamut Valley and the castle of the Assassins: a travel guide

This post is about the beautiful Alamut Valley, the castle of the Assasins and my experience as a solo female traveller. The Alamut valley is about 4 hours north from Qazvin in the beautiful Alborz mountains. It was one of the highlights of my trip 

Masuleh Iran: a guide to the mountains of Gilan

Masuleh Iran: a guide to the mountains of Gilan

This post is a travel guide about Masuleh Iran. A small mountain village in the northern province of Gilan. While planning for my trip to Iran I was immediately inspired by stories about the mountains of Gilan and the traditional rooftop village of Masuleh. Gilan