our 2019 | 18 countries & many adventures

Katja BRAZIL, CROATIA, DEFENDER TRIPS, DENMARK, ESTONIA, FINLAND, FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY | SICILY, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, MALTA, NORWAY, POLAND, SEYCHELLES, SLOVENIA, SWEDEN, THE NETHERLANDS, TURKEY Leave a Comment

2019 already waved goodbye and with this post we are remembering our adventures of the past year one more time. It was definitely not a boring one in terms of travel – we ended up visiting 18 countries on 3 different continents! Some of them with Lu and some of them just the two of us. Besides these really awesome …

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GERMAN ROMANTIC ROAD | Germany

Katja DEFENDER TRIPS, GERMANY 6 Comments

While planing our trip from Slovenia back to our northern German home, an idea of a road trip crossed our mind. Unlike usually we had a bit more time, so we decided to do a proper winter road trip with our LR Defender. In 1 week we drove about 1200km, through the Italian Dolomites (where we skied a bit), over …

BALTIC COUNTRIES ROAD trip Estonia Latvia Lithuania Poland

BALTIC COUNTRIES wild camping road trip | Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland

Katja DEFENDER TRIPS, ESTONIA, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, POLAND Leave a Comment

We finished this year´s epic road trip with driving through Baltic countries and thereby making a large circle in the northern Europe. We visited Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland for the first time ever which made this part of the trip even more exciting. Of course, we could have spent much more time in each of the countries but we …

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SCANDINAVIA & BALTIC COUNTRIES ROAD TRIP | useful information, planing tips and costs

Katja CAMPING, DEFENDER TRIPS, DENMARK, ESTONIA, FINLAND, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, NORWAY, POLAND, SWEDEN 2 Comments

5 weeks. 8 countries. 8000 kilometres. 1 great car. And 2 happy people. A huge bag of new memories and loads of new adventures. Here is a new post about the places we went to and the countries we visited during this long road trip. And also about what we liked and not, about transport, food, the weather and last …

norway road trip from south to north wild camping

NORWAY | wild camping road trip from south to north

Katja DEFENDER TRIPS, NORWAY 2 Comments

Norway. Nature at its best. When everything glitters in sunlight, but also when everything is wrapped up in mystic fog. A paradise for everyone who loves mountains, rivers and lakes, forests, the sea, fishing, wild camping, peace and quiet. All those different landscapes and an amazing spectrum of green – blue shades of deep waters and hills has not disappointed …

Lofoten Norway road trip

LOFOTEN islands | Norway

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Lofoten, Norway. Usually, I prefer to go somewhere south. But the cold north always ends up surprising me in a good way. I´ve travelled around Scandinavia as a teenager with a tent, but this time we visited Lofoten islands with our LR Defender, which we transformed into a camper. It´s nice up north. Peaceful and calm. And It takes your …

1st month on the road | between forests, mountains, fjords and lakes of northern Europe

Katja DEFENDER TRIPS, DENMARK, ESTONIA, FINLAND, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, NORWAY, SWEDEN Leave a Comment

Woohoo, first month on the road is just behind us. First month without a job, without driving everyday to work and back for hours. Instead, we drove through a large portion of Scandinavian and Baltic countries, where we are still on the way as we speak. We are from being lazy, but I have to say, waking up without an …