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How to Visit Oeschinensee (Oeschinen Lake) in Kandersteg Switzerland

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Kandersteg, in the Bernese Highlands, is a dramatic resort village, facing the amazing Bluemlisalp Massif. This wonderful mountain village in the heart of Swiss Alps is a destination worth visiting throughout the calendar year. No doubt, its picture-perfect mountains and wooden chalets seem to cast a spell on you. But, it is considered a true parad...
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How to Visit Zermatt and Matterhorn in Switzerland

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Zermatt is a picture-perfect mountain village, situated in southern Switzerland, near the Italian border. Perfectly set in the backdrop of the celebrity Alpine mountain Matterhorn, and strategically placed in the centre of one of the largest skiing regions in the world, Zermatt is not only a mecca for international skiers and hiking enthusiasts but...
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How to Hike to Bachalpsee and Faulhorn in Grindelwald Switzerland

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Bachalpsee is probably the best hike in the Grindelwald region and I love it so much that every time I am in the area I hike to Bachalpsee. It is one of my favourite hikes in Switzerland.  This blog is my personal experience of hiking to Bachalpsee and has all the information that you should have before visiting Grindelwald.    Bacha...
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How to Go to the Magical Lago Di Braies (Pragser Wildsee) in the Dolomites, Italy

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Lago di Braies also called Pragser Wildsee is arguably the most famous Italian lake and in the last few years, its popularity has increased dramatically especially due to its widely shared pictures on social media platforms. The reflection of surrounding mountains in its emerald green crystal clear waters is absolutely breathtaking s...
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How to Hike to the Iconic Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites, Italy

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Tre Cime di Lavaredo also called Drei Zinnen in German are the three iconic peaks in the Sexten Dolomites and among the most famous peaks in the Alps. Tre Cime di Lavaredo hike is relatively easy and offers spectacular vistas of the surrounding mountains. It is one of my favourite hikes in the Alps and should be on top of the list of anyo...
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How to Hike to Lago di Sorapis, One of the Most Beautiful Lake in the Dolomites, Italy

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Lago di Sorapis with its turquoise water and dramatic backdrop of mountains is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Dolomites (Italian Alps). The trail is very busy but when I visited in September after the school holidays it was not crowded. I found the surrounding area very beautiful and the hike to Lago Sorapis is one of the best day...
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Complete Guide to Visit Jaw-Dropping Seceda by Hiking and Cable Car

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Seceda with the most dramatic mountain view is one the must-see place in the Dolomites. I have been planning to visit this place for a long time and has been my dream to stay overnight by doing camping at the top and wake up to the incredible view of Seceda.  I visited Seceda with one of my friends and we stayed overnight at&nbs...
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How to Hike to Iconic Segla and Hesten Mountain in Senja in Summer and Winter, Northern Norway

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Segla hiking trail is one of the most popular hikes in Norway. Over the years, its popularity has skyrocketed due to its widely shared pictures on social media but most of those pictures are not taken from Segla but from the neighbouring Hesten peak which has the postcard view of Segla and surrounding mountains. I have...
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How to Hike to Stunning Kvalvika Beach and Ryten Peak in Summer and Winter

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Kvalvika Beach  on Lofoten Islands deep inside the Arctic Circle is a gem. Its turquoise water, white soft sand and Jaw-dropping mountain scenery are breathtaking. It is a short and relatively easy hike and the trek is opened all year round. The best views of the beach and surrounding mountains are from the nearby Ryte...
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The Ultimate Guide to Reinebringen Hike in the Lofoten Islands, Norway

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Reinebringen, the most popular and iconic hike in the Lofoten islands with its stunning views of the villages of Reine, Hamnoy and Sakrisoy is one of the must-do hikes in Norway. During the peak season, it is a very popular hike thanks to widely shared pictures on social media. The previous path was very steep, muddy and dangerous and the trek...
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How to Visit Zugspitze, Hiking Trails and Complete Guide

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The Zugspitze, at 2,962 m above sea level is the highest mountain in Germany near the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and runs along the Germany-Austria border. Being on the Austrian-German border, there are possibilities to visit either from Germany or Austria by taking the cable car or hiking one of the five hiking trails.  This blog&nbs...
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The Incredible Oulanka National Park | Myllykoski Rapids | Pieni Karhunkierros hiking trail | Lapland Finland

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The Oulanka National Park in southern Lapland near the city of Kuusamo is one of the most beautiful and magical national parks not only in Finland but in Europe. The national park is famous especially for its pristine winter scenery which is absolutely breathtaking. We visited Oulanka national park during Christmas holidays and did Pieni ...
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Riisitunturi National Park, Frozen Snow Trees and The True Winter Wonderland in Lapland Finland

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Riisitunturi National Park is world-famous for its stunning photogenic winter sceneries with snow trees and a true winter wonderland. I have been to many places in my life but Riisitunturi is literally something special and my favourite place in Lapland. The moment, we left our car and entered the national park, we were in complete awe of this...
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Iso-Syöte, Pikku-Syöte and Syöte National Park - Winter Wilderness in Lapland

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It has been a dream to see the snow-covered frozen trees in Lapland, Finland and Iso-Syöte was our first destination after landing at Oulu airport, which is one of the closest airports to the National park and we were speechless to see such a wonderful place. Syöte National Park is located approximately 150 kilometres from the Arctic...
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Saksun the Fairytale Village and Saksun to Tjornuvík Hike

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Saksun , a picturesque remote village only 45 minutes drive from Torshavn is a combination of towering cliffs, waterfalls and stunning traditional 200 years old turf-roofed  farmhouses . It is absolutely one of the most beautiful and idyllic places in the Faroe Islands and a must-see with a permanent tiny population of only eigh...
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Exploring Gjogv and Hike to Ambadalur

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Gjogv , an Idyllic village famous for 200 meters long sea-filled gorge is one of the most beautiful villages in the Faroe Islands on the northeast of the Eysturoy island. We spent a day driving from the village of Eiði passing Slættaratindur, the tallest mountain on the Faroes, exploring Gjogv and h...
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How to Visit Kalsoy and Hike to Kallur Lighthouse

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Kalsoy , one of the most beautiful Faroe island is a perfect day trip and with the possibility to extend it by staying overnight  camping or renting a hut on the island . The biggest attraction of the island is the hike to Kallur Lighthouse on the edge of the island. This blog is an ultimate travel guide with all ...
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How to Hike to Sørvágsvatn, The Lake Over the Ocean

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Sørvágsvatn also is known as Leitisvatn , it's a lake on the cliffs over the ocean is one of the most beautiful and popular hikes on the Faroe Islands. This lake is 40 meters above the sea level surrounded by cliffs, it can give the illusion of higher altitude from certain perspectives than it actually is and an easy 2...
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Gasadalur & Múlafossur Waterfall Hiking Guide

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There isn't a better way to see the iconic Mulafossur waterfall & the village of Gasadalur than hiking the centuries-old path which villagers used to take until the completion of the Tunnel in 2005 which links Gasadalur to the rest of the Faroes. The hike itself is easy and the path is well trodden with v...
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Why a Trip to the Faroe Islands isn't Complete without Visiting Mykines

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Mykines , among all the Faroe Islands, is the most beautiful island. The nature on the Faroe islands is unspoiled, unexplored & unbelievable and on Mykines you will have the chance to experience it the most. We stayed overnight on the island but its a popular day trip and mostly tourists return back in the afternoon. Th...
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