• 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…

  • Sunday social travel talk,  We12hike

    What I talk about when I talk about hiking

      “What I talk about when I talk about hiking” Click here to read this post in Dutch. I borrowed the above sentence from one of my favorite authors: Haruki Murakami. He once wrote a memoir about his passion for running, called “What I talk about when I talk about running.” Great book, really. It even got me motivated to go running again, but since my running cycles are always relatively short (I always seem to get injured one way or another so I have to take it easy again…) I decided running is just not for me. When writing this, I somehow have to think about Tom Hanks running through the US…

  • We12hike

    Welcome to the we12travel hiking month!

    Click here to read this post in Dutch. Welcome to the we12travel hiking month! In May all entries on our blog will solely be dedicated to the one thing we love most: hiking. The idea arised last weekend when I was working on a post that will go live on Sunday, called “What I talk about when I talk about hiking”. I realized that when I blog, some posts are easier than others and some I enjoy writing more than others. Although blogging is a lot of fun and I still do it without really earning any money from it, I sometimes struggle to get certain stories out on paper.…

  • USA,  Utah,  We12hike

    The best hikes in Zion National Park

    Anyone who is planning on going to the western part of the United States, should consider visiting Zion National Park. This spectacular spot is only a short drive away from Las Vegas and with its red rocks and canyons, it’s one of the most popular national parks in the US. Today we’re sharing our five favorite (day) hikes in the park with you. Angel’s Landing Together with The Narrows, this is definitely the most popular trail in the park. The rock you are about to climb is one of the famous sights in Zion and is called like this because they believed angels used this as their landing spot. The…