• 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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  • England

    Leaving London

    At our second day in London (read all about the first day here) we woke up and the sun was shining! We bought the breakfast buffet at the hotel and made our way outside, first stopping again at… Primark! It had been too busy the previous day to try on the clothes that I bought (I just pulled the knitted cardigan over my head and tried on the t-shirt on top of my tanktop, I’ve learned from past experiences that in general this is quite a reliable way for me to determine if something will fit or not) and when trying some sports clothes I found out one of the…

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  • England

    London part one: from Picadilly to Primark!

    Sunday night and what a blessing, just having a few moments at home without anything I need to do. Cleaning has been done, groceries have been taken care of and laundy has been folded. Oh wait a minute, I need to pack for Berlin AND should complete my Spanish homework. But then again, that can wait until tomorrow. I can’t believe London is over already. I consider this my first proper time in London as a traveler. My first time was when I was still in high school and we did an exchange program. All I remember is that we stayed with a family that had a huge house with…

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