• solo female travel in alaska
    Alaska,  We12hike

    Solo female travel in Alaska: here’s what to know!

    Having been to Alaska no less than seven times over the past 15 years, I think I can give quite an accurate point of view what it’s like to solo travel in Alaska as a female. Not all my trips have been done solo, some have. Note that this article is written from a European point of view. I’m from The Netherlands and have been incredibly lucky to have been to Alaska so many times. In this article I’ll be writing about the part of Alaska that can be reached from Anchorage, so not the panhandle that you’ll visit with a cruise. I’ve solo hiked in Alaska, driven a rental…

  • wandelingen in Landmannalaugar op IJsland
    Iceland,  We12hike

    Top 5 Landmannalaugar hikes

    Landmannalaugar is by far one of my favorite places in Iceland. Not just because of the mysterious rhyolite mountains, but also because of the desolate feeling that this settlement in the deep interior calls for. I have visited Landmannalaugar three times and during each visit I was amazed by the beauty of the landscape and the purity of nature. In this article you can read my top 5 Landmannalaugar hikes. Enjoy reading!   A day trip to Hrafntinnusker As part of the world famous Laugavegur Trail, the most scenic hike in Landmannalaugar is definitely the one to Hrafntinnusker – and back. Hrafntinnusker is a mountain hut and camp at over…

  • Luznice Valley Hiking Trail
    Czech Republic,  We12hike

    Lužnice Valley Hiking Trail – the best hike in Czech Republic

    I already knew that you can make beautiful hikes in the Czech Republic. Two years ago I ended up in Bohemian Switzerland and WOW! They have some amazing trails there. When my hiking buddy Bregje asked if I wanted to join her to try out the Lužnice Valley Hiking Trail, I didn’t hesitate for a second. This trail was recently chosen as the most beautiful walk in the Czech Republic and I didn’t want to miss such an opportunity. At the beginning of October we packed our backpacks and went on an adventure. Here’s an extensive report including everything you need to know about the special Lužnice Valley Hiking Trail…

  • wandelen in Slovenië
    Slovenia,  We12hike

    Hiking in Slovenia: the best trails and tips

    Anyone who goes hiking in Slovenia will be pleasantly surprised! Not just because of the beautiful nature, but also because of the friendly and active people. Although you might not expect it, Slovenia has a huge outdoor culture. It’s said that every Slovenian should climb the highest mountain Triglav at least once in his/her life. Slovenians usually go outside in their spare time to be active in nature. In this article I will give you all my tips for hiking in Slovenia, including beautiful places, things that are useful to know and nice Slovenia hiking trails to check out. Enjoy reading!     Hiking in Slovenia: good to know before…