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 trails with some … Read more

Vodno to Matka Canyon: A Hikers Guide

Vodno to Matka Canyon: A Hikers Guide

Hiking to Matka Canyon from Skopje’s Vodno Mountain is a great way to escape the heat of Macedonia’s capital city. Located just a 10-mile drive from Skopje’s city centre. Matka Canyon is a popular day trip for locals and tourists. Ditching the car and hiking … Read more

Hiking Around Oeschinen Lake

Hiking Around Oeschinen Lake

Oeschinen Lake (or Oeschinensee) is one of Switzerland’s most beautiful lakes. As part of the Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn UNESCO World Heritage Site, it sits high in the swiss mountains at 5,177 ft, above the town of Kandersteg in the Bernese Oberland region. When you come here you … Read more

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 … Read more