Month: October 2017

Mavrovo National Park – Macedonia’s Wild West

Mavrovo National Park – Macedonia’s Wild West

Mavrovo National Park could be described as the wild west of Macedonia. Located in the west of the country’s landlocked borders the region is home to mountainous landscapes, thick forests, and wild creatures. Clumps of villages scatter hillsides accessed only by winding roads and trails […]

A Hikers Guide: Vodno to Matka Canyon

A Hikers Guide: Vodno to Matka Canyon

Hiking to Matka Canyon from Skopje’s Vodno Mountain is a great way to escape Macedonia’s bustling city. Located just a 10-mile drive from Skopje’s city centre. Matka Canyon is a popular day trip for locals and tourists. However ditching the car and hiking to the […]

Hiking Around Oeschinen Lake

Hiking Around Oeschinen Lake

Oeschinen Lake (or Oeschinensee) is one of Switzerland’s most stunning lakes. As part of the Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn UNESCO World Heritage Site, it sits elevated high in the mountains at 5,177 ft above the town of Kandersteg in the Bernese Oberland region. When you come here you are struck by its beauty of […]

Valuable Slow Travel Lessons Learned

Valuable Slow Travel Lessons Learned

On my recent trip to Switzerland I learnt some very valuable lessons about how I can improve fulfilling my slow travel ambitions. As I mentioned in my previous post, my husband and I spent a total of 12 days in Switzerland and loved staying in […]