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Mount Parnassus Greece Snow Trekking
Mount Parnassus is a multifaceted mountain of Central Greece, relatively close to Athens. Many interesting sites and landmarks reside on this mountain, like the Oracle of Delphi. It's height is 2457mt at its tallest point.Lots of villages reside around the mountain. Many are popular, like Arahova (the famous ski centre with the sections of Kellaria and Fterolakka), Agoriani (very picturesque) and...
What to Wear in the Snow & Look Cute?
Puzzled about what to wear in the snow? Ladies usually feel colder than men and there are body parts that collect such discomfort fast.Winter comes together with skiing and snow of course. Your friends may like skiing but possibly you are the "chalet" type of person.You like to sit outside, sun-lounging, sipping hot chocolate and enjoying the sun, while...
40 Best Things to Do in Athens Greece Before You Leave
This is a list of 47 best things to do in Athens, Greece as you asked for it. Many come to Athens because it is a popular destination but usually they stay in for -maybe- 2 to 3 nights before hoping to an Aegean or Ionian Island.But is Athens only for a couple of dvays or merely a weekend? The...
How To Combine Base Layers & Hiking Clothes
How you combine base layers and all types of hiking clothing (jackets, pants, etc) for hiking? In this post you will learn how to combine all depending on weather conditions. That is one of the top and most important lessons a hiker needs to know, next to safety. What are Base Layers? You may have heard them as thermal clothing too....
How To Clean Your Leather Walking Boots
Our leather walking boots (or hiking boots if you prefer) need maintenance so we can enjoy them better and for as much time as possible.During Autumn and Winter months, our hiking boots are put through hard trial and trails. There is mud and rain, rough terrain and all kinds of weather conditions along the trails.We have in mind that...
Ultralight Backpacking Gear Basics
From the onset, backpacking was a simple undertaking. The father of backpacking as we know it today, one ‘John Muir’ as a matter of fact took only some bread and tea out into the wilderness. A century later, the backpackers were carrying 50-70 pounds of gears.The trend started changing yet again in the 1990s though. It witnessed a return...
Best Trekking Poles
All serious hikers want to know what are the best trekking poles for their hiking. A trekking pole is not a mere supplement to a hiking trip, but a crucial set of gear that ensures your safety, comfort and help you reduce future pains.But are trekking poles for serious hikers only? Clearly, no. They are for all who respect...
Best Hiking Leggings for Women
Numerous were the times I saw women wearing hiking leggings during their hiking. Do casual hikers find comfort in this type of clothing? How do they cope with multi-day hiking or weather up's and down's? Are hiking leggings better than hiking pants? What are the important things that drive a purchase decision? As hikers we did our research to find...
Camping For Beginners
Are you thinking of going camping with family, friends or on your own? Well, in truth, even if you are the most magnificent urban creature, the desire to camp at an undisclosed location out of the city will always capture your imagination. Of course, if it’s your first time, you may feel a bit worried, scared and confused. Luckily,...
23 Best Hiking Gloves Reviews & Tips
There is nothing worst than wearing the wrong hiking gloves in outdoors. Your fingers get freezing and you can't touch anything; sometimes you do that with pain.Weather in hiking can change around very fast and a pair of hiking gloves weighs very little, but does the difference between safety, comfort and discomfort.You can find a great variety of glove...
Best Gifts For Hikers & Outdoorsmen
We are hikers. We love to hike in mountains, through rivers and gorges. We have done that so many times that we know what to take each time. It would be great if all the things a hiker things he needs could fit in a small bag and weigh something close to zero, but that's not possible.On the other...
Top 10 Destinations for Trekking in India
Trekking in India this year? Exploring the mountainous trails is possibly the best way to see extremely beautiful natural landscapes and the most picturesque views in this world.We have best trekking locations in India if are planning for an exciting and terrific adventurous holiday. The Chadar Trek, LadakhIf you have ever dreamt of walking on water, then this trek is absolutely...
Thira Santorini Capital of Beauty in Caldera
There is no way someone will miss Santorini Fira (or Thira). It is the capital of Santorini and all main public services are there. Most of the nightlife happens there too.A good part of Fira is pretty nice to visit, stay, see, eat there and enjoy the view, as it is also at the edge of caldera (like Oia...
Things To Do in Porto Portugal Itinerary
We were eager to explore all the things to do in Porto Portugal. We visited Lisbon, Cascais, Sintra, Fatima in Portugal and Porto was much expected. Porto wine was one of the reasons.Driving there from Lisbon was a really comfortable and pleasant experience. It is a 3 hours drive, which is not too much when you consider all the nice places...
Thira Santorini Capital of Beauty in Caldera
Hostels in Greece, are another popular way to ensure affordable accommodation in that glorious city and the islands, while using your budget for getting around, tasting foods and drinks and entering museums.Most people use the hostels in Athens, since they are so many, but there are hostels in other locations in Greece.This post is a large documentation of the...
Best Things to Do in Cascais Portugal
You get to Cascais Portugal in 35 minutes from Lisbon. Fantastic, right? Best to visit this place in summer as it is famous as a summer resort with beaches and all.Cascais is considered a cosmopolitan city and one of the wealthiest municipalities in both Portugal and the Iberian Peninsula. It ranks highly for its quality of life and for its...
Lisbon to Fatima Sanctuary Things To Do
Traveling to Portugal? Then you have to take the Lisbon to Fatima sanctuary route. Why? This small detour can be part of your Lisbon to Porto route. Why to do that? Because Lisbon to Porto takes 3 hours by car and Fatima is 1.5 hours before Porto.Trust us, you have to visit this place even if you are not...
Lisbon to Sintra Portugal Things To Do
Getting from Lisbon to Sintra Portugal to explore all the things you can do is a fantastic idea for many reasons. Sintra is 30 minutes driving time from Lisbon and you can get there with a bus or through train.Since we planned to get to Porto, Cascais, Fatima and in-between we rented a car for going to all these...
The 13 Best Hotels in Athens, Greece
Many of you ask us what are the best hotels in Athens, Greece? Athens is a big city. Just like every other European capital has no shortage of hotels and other accommodation facilities.While planning a visit to Athens city, it is in your best interest to get to know the most relevant one to you.You can obtain this information...
30 Top Things to Do in Malta
When planning for a trip to Europe, Malta is a destination you just cannot afford to overlook. Indeed, this tiny Mediterranean island has plenty of resources to offer to any visitor.We have been there and it is best to be on the island from July to August. A bit hot you may say, but that is best. You can...