What to see and do in Kranjska Gora and around Slovenia

WHAT TO SEE & DO IN KRANJSKA GORA AND AROUND, Slovenia | hikes, sports & other activities, natural & cultural sights and more

Katja HIKING, SLOVENIA, WINTER SPORTS Leave a Comment

Kranjska Gora is a famous Slovenian ski resort, which is as popular in the winter time as it is in the summer. It´s a place I grew up visiting regularly and a place to which we return every year on our visit to Slovenia, since we live abroad. It´s great to get away from the city heat and to enjoy …

What to see and do in Harz national park in Germany

WHAT TO SEE AND DO IN HARZ NATIONAL PARK & AROUND, Germany | hiking, skiing, sightseeing and more

Katja GERMANY, HIKING, WINTER SPORTS Leave a Comment

Harz National Park is a wonderful nature reserve stretching over 2 German federal states, Lower Saxony (where we live) and Saxony-Anhalt. Over 90% of this area is covered with lush forests, including bogs, creeks, lakes, rivers, ice age granite rocks. The park is also part of the Natura 2000 network and is well known as the perfect place for hiking, …

FINLAND | 11 days winter road trip from Helsinki to Lappland

Katja FAMILY TRAVELS, FINLAND, WINTER SPORTS 12 Comments

Usually at this time of a year we would go some place warm, but not this year. This year we only got 11 days off and we decided to STAY IN EUROPE for a change. That would not have been enough for the other much WARMER DESTINATION we had in mind. So, I thought, why not do something completely different …