Top 10 reasons to visit Vietnam

Top 10 reasons to visit Vietnam

1. The countryside of Vietnam is perfect for an off-the-beaten path motorcycle trip

The green sceneries, the remote villages and the ethnic minorities were the three elements that made us explore the countryside of Vietnam with a motorcycle. During this adventurous trip my friend Silke and I drove along narrow paths, we slept in Vietnam’s traditional stilt houses and we met incredibly friendly locals.

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How much does it cost to backpack in Sri Lanka?

How much does it cost to backpack in Sri Lanka?

My boyfriend Wiebe and I travelled across Sri Lanka for 16 days and spent less than €500 p.p. for the entire trip. Sri Lanka is a cheap destination, however, the breakdown in this post is geared towards a budget traveler. All costs mentioned below are per person per day, but based on two people travelling together. It includes all expenses in the country itself, i.e. excluding international flights or insurance.

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How to arrange a multiday canoe trip on the Ohre in Czech Republic?

How to arrange a multiday canoe trip on the Ohre in Czech Republic?

Canoe trips in Czech Republic are very popular among local residents. This has the advantage that sufficient facilities are found along rivers. The Ohre is one of the most loved rivers for multiday canoe trips and my boyfriend Wiebe and I experienced the reasons why ourselves. We paddled in 3 days from Loket nad Ohri to Perstejn, a journey of 51 km in the green scenery of the Karlovy Vary Region along historical monuments and protected natural areas. These 3 days in the canoe were the highlight of our backpacking trip through Czech Republic. After reading this article you will be prepared for a similar multiday paddling adventure.

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5 must-visit places in Uganda for nature lovers

5 must visit places in Uganda for nature lovers

1. Crater lakes surrounding Fort Portal

The surrounding of Fort Portal is known for its bright crater lakes, shielded from each other by green steep hills. My dad and I visited one of the lesser known crater lakes of Uganda, entitled Lake Kifuruka, about 20 km south from Fort Portal. The local bus and boda boda (motorcycle taxi) ride were quite adventurous as it rained heavily the night before. The sand roads were converted into muddy slides and we had to cover some parts by foot. At one point we even considered returning as the road was in such a bad shape but we still made it to our eco-lodge.

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10 photos that will make you want to visit Iceland (aka the island of magical fairytales)

On the border between the North American and European tectonic plate in Þingvellir National Park...

Iceland is on the bucket list of many people for a reason. It is an incredibly divers country with dramatic landscapes and untouched nature. Iceland is known as the land of fire and ice. However, I named it ‘the island of magical fairytales’. Don’t you think it is appropriate when you look at the mosses, canyons, waterfalls and black beaches in the pictures below?

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What to know before sailing to Telascica Nature Park near Zadar?

What to know before sailing to Telascica Nature Park near Zadar?

1. Telascica Nature Park?

Telascica Nature Park is located on the island Dugi Otok in the Adriatic Sea, perfectly reachable as a day trip from Zadar (Croatia). I especially loved the bay of Telascica, the cliffs and the salt lake. We walked along the edge of the cliffs reaching a height of 160 meter above sea level and swam in Lake Mir where we had fun observing the shrimps and mullet species that live in the water. My boyfriend Wiebe and I decided to sail to the island with Sailing Croatia which was a fun and alternative way to discover Telascica.

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