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Bike Trip from Gdansk to Sopot Beach

Sopot Pier

We were visiting Gdansk that is an inland city and we wanted to see the Baltic coast of Poland so we rented bikes in a bike rental in Gdansk Old Town and made a lovely bike trip from Gdansk to Sopot Beach. Sopot is a pretty spa town famous for its thermal baths, sandy beach and music festivals. Sopot beach and pier, ...

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Ski Tour in Lapland Wilderness

Skiing in sunshine

We spent a week on our ski tour in Lapland in the wilderness of Urho Kekkonen National Park. I flew to Ivalo, Finland with three friends from Switzerland during Easter 2015. All we had with us was backpacks with warm clothes and food. No electricity, no modern conveniences. Only snow, sunshine and wild nature. – Guest post by Maria Nygård – Lapland ...

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A Walking Tour of Historic Gdansk

Historic Gdansk from Motlawa river

This blog post tells you about the historic Gdansk by the Baltic Sea. We stayed there for a weekend and were surprised how great history this more than thousand years-old town has. And that there were so many things to see!  We walked up and down the old streets of Gdansk. We also made trips out from the city, but in this blog post I’m telling you about the ...

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What to Do in Krakow Old Town in One Day

Horses and a carriage, Krakow Old Town

This post shows you what to see in Krakow Old Town in one day. Krakow in the south of Poland is the country’s former royal capital, full of art and culture. Walking in Krakow Old Town is like stepping back in time. What about the trumpeter playing from the top of the church tower – every hour and in all directions – to make sure everybody knows the time? ...

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Las Palmas Old Town Walk: Vegueta and Triana

A house in Las Palmas old town

A short bus or taxi ride from Las Palmas tourist area brings you to a different world: Las Palmas Old Town, Vegueta. Quiet cobbled streets, old stone quarters and houses clinging to the hills give this oldest part of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria its special flavour. Vegueta, Las Palmas Old Town Walk in the old areas of Triana and Vegueta, starting from the central ...

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Cave House Trip from Las Palmas

A cave house in Barranco de Guayadeque

This is a cave house trip from Las Palmas. Yes, you will see cave houses, many of them. In addition you will see botanic gardens, a volcano crater with a farmhouse inside –  and some mountain villages with gingerbread houses. This is a whole day self-drive trip from Las Palmas so you will need to rent a car. Canary Island ...

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Canary Islands by Car: Las Palmas Mountain Trip

Mountains near Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

This post will show you a car trip around Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. We will make a Las Palmas mountain trip into the pine-covered slopes next to the capital. The area is dotted with typical Canary towns with gingerbread houses and we will have fantastic views to the rocky shoreline right outside the biggest city of Gran Canaria.  The drive ...

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Gran Canaria Mountain Tour from Maspalomas

Road from Maspalomas

This post will show you a Gran Canaria mountain tour by car. We took the winding road up from the south and came to the Canarian mountains. What was it like? Majestic scenery, pretty villages and green pine forests. And Canarian palms.  Everything was very different from what you see on the tourist coast. Recommend! Rent a car and go and see the ...

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