Mountain hiking at Laguna Grande de Peñalara

Laguna Grande de Peñalara is a glacier lake, part of Sierra de Guadarrama natural park (Madrid, Spain). The lake lies directly under Almanzor mountain, the highest peak of Sierra de Gredos with 2,592m.  We started our walk at Puerto de…

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Hiking Ruta del Cares (Picos de Europa)

Hiking Ruta del Cares was part of our trip to Picos de Europa National Park, Spain. It is a very famous route, considered one of the most breathtaking trekking trails that can be done in Europe. The 12 km path…

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A road & boat trip in Croatia

This is a itinerary of a trip we did two years ago when we were living in Dublin (June, 2015). Honestly we chose Croatia because at that time we were looking for a sunny place in Europe where we could…

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Discovering Lanzarote

Lanzarote is a Spanish island created by vulcano eruptions. It is part of the Canary islands, the most easterly and the 4th largest island of the group with a population of approximately 150,000 people.  We spent 4 full days in the…

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Hiking in Sao Jacinto, Portugal

When it’s not raining, winter in Portugal is generally great. Temperatures are relatively high, specially when compared with central and north European countries. And when it’s like that, it’s a good day to walk! This time we chose Sao Jacinto…

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A weekend at Kruger Park

During our stay in Mozambique in November 2016 (most of the time working) we spent an entire weekend at the Kruger Park in South Africa. We drove from Maputo (Mozambique’s capital) to Nelspruit on a Friday after lunch – approximately…

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Visiting the National Reserve of Paracas

Paracas is a small port town, 270 km from Lima, the capital of Peru. It means “sand rain” in the indigenous language Quechua. It is the place to stay if planning to visit the Paracas National Reserve and/or Islas Ballestas.…

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Visiting Talampaya National Park

Talampaya is a national park located in La Rioja Province, Argentina, approximately 60 km from Villa Unión (where we stayed after visiting the park) and 100 km from Villa San Agustín (where we stayed in the night before). The park…

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