• food on multi-day treks
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    Food on multi-day treks – our tips and tricks

    One of the most important things to keep you going during a multi-day trek is food. In certain places in the world you can buy your food along the way, such as in the mountain huts in Austria or in the refugios in Patagonia. Even though I consider it a total luxury when I don’t have to cook my own meals during a trekking, I also like experimenting with food on multi-day treks. In New Zealand we became pretty creative in carrying as little food as possible so we could even bring some beer or wine occasionally. Life is all about priorities after all.   Why not to eat dehydrated…

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    The best hikes in Scotland: an inspiring list

    Scotland is definitely one of world’s prime hiking destinations. It may rain a lot, but as soon as the sun starts to shine and the clouds disappear, hiking in Scotland is simply wonderful. It has been a few years since I was on a walking holiday in Scotland and so it’s about time I share my best hikes in Scotland with you. I traveled for two weeks with my tent and my own car through Scotland, of which one week in the snow and the rain, but fortunately also a week in relatively sunny spring weather.   Popular in Scotland is the so-called ‘Munro bagging’. Munros are mountains that are…

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    Hiking in Europe: 12 of the best hiking trails

    Hiking in Europe: 12 of the best hiking trails in Europe I regularly have discussions with friends about whether you have to travel far away (= outside of Europe for me) every year. Not only because of the flying embarrassment that seems to be on the rise, but also because there are plenty of nice walks in Europe. You don’t always have to go far to see beautiful landscapes. Need inspiration? Then read on in this article with the beste places to hike in Europe, from north to south. All trails have been made by myself so I only advise you from my own experience, as you are used to…

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    Safe solo hiking as a female: my tips and tricks

    Safe solo hiking as a female: my tips and tricks one year after my round-the-world journey Let me start by saying that I think it’s pretty cool that you are reading this blog. Because hiking solo as a female requires a bit of guts and girlpower. But … you have made a big step in the right direction by reading this blog. I solo hike quite a lot and figured it was about time I’d share my tips and tricks with you. Ifn this blog you’ll find all my tips for safe solo hiking as a female. Enjoy!   1. Research the hike you are planning to make When planning…