• Northern Lights

    How not to photograph the Northern Lights

    Written by Martijn   These days everybody seems to be talking about their endless ‘bucketlist’. I’m not really a person who likes to make lists of things to do before you turn 30 (or something like that), simply because it increases the chance of setting your expectations too high and moving onto the next item on ‘the list’ without actually enjoying the one thing you are doing. Of course, everybody has their own dreams and interests in things they want to see and do. One thing often mentioned on bucketlists, is seeing the Northern Lights. My interest in seeing this phenomenon actually awakened when I saw an image online reflecting…


  • Belgium,  Canada,  England,  Finland,  Luxembourg,  Netherlands,  New Zealand,  Poland,  We12hike

    The best destinations for newbie hikers

    So … you wanna be a hiking trail tiger? You want to go hiking but usually don’t go further than a Sunday stroll through the park? And want to see if hiking is something you would like to do with a pack on your back? Unless you want to be the next Cheryl Strayed, I would definitely recommend to prepare well for setting off on your first big hiking adventure. Sure, you can probably reach 4.200 meters on the Inca Trail or do river crossings in Iceland without practise, but if you will enjoy it, is questionable. When we started planning our multi-day treks, we made sure to hike a…


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