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Which Are The 20 Best Sicily Beaches
We've been in Sicily for a good number of days. That island is a splendid destination for sightseeing and summer vacations too. Here are the best Sicily beaches to have in mind, after reading our extra posts for Cefalu, Taormina, Palermo, Catania, Agrigento and Syracuse.In all these places you will find the best beaches in Sicily. Read this post...
Most people know that the Ancient Greeks loved sports and worshipped athletes. Much of their leisure time was taken up with running, jumping and throwing the javelin and discus.This was because they believed that the gods wanted their bodies to be as near to perfection as possible.According to Quatr.us, it was only men who were allowed to take part in...
What Are The Mountaineering Basics For Beginners?
What is there to know for Mountaineering? One of the most beautiful feelings for all involved in hiking or mountain climbing, is the freedom feeling. That is the freedom that comes while moving from one mountain top to another.For many amateur climbers that kind of experience happens mostly during summer or autumn months. The -so called- easier to hike...
How to Tame Seasonal Allergies While Hiking
What about seasonal allergies when we go for hiking? For many, Spring time is the most beautiful one of the year. During that anyone enjoys outdoor activities, observing the nature to bloom with its variety of colors and smells.At the same season, many suffer from seasonal allergies. These ride wild during Spring, due to the increased levels of pollen...
Hiking Naxos Routes: Moni To Apeiranthos via Sifones
Thinking of vacationing to Naxos island, Greece this coming spring? Ever heard of the numerous Naxos beaches and its hiking routes?We have a suggestion for you.Consider breaking away to Naxos Island. This is the largest of all the Mediterranean islands which constitute the Greek Cyclades.Make sure to read all our hiking experiences in Naxos from here, here and here.There...
Top 10 Under-The-Radar Places to Visit in 2019
Discover 10 awesome places to visit in 2019, that are really overlooked by many travellers and read key information that will help you decide quickly on what your next destination will be. You won’t believe what we’ve put together, just for you.In the past year, hot spot areas in Asia and Africa were quite a hit, if social media...
Moving To Greece as Expat? Read This!
That Greece is an ideal environment for both remote working and retirement is certainly not in doubt. From lower living expenses, mild winters, plenty of good food and great nature, there are uncountable reasons to consider moving to Greece for either activity.By the way, if you are ready to move now to Greece either for business or for your...
The Wonderful Day Trips From Lisbon
Planning for day trips from Lisbon Portugal? Then read this post and visit all our individual post experiences from our trip to Lisbon and these special cities/landmarks outside of Lisbon.Lisbon is the commercial hub of Portugal. For this reason, most trips and journeys to the uttermost parts of Portugal commence from the city (or from Porto).Having explored many of...
The Seven Greatest Winter Getaways for the Upcoming Season
Millennials, more than any other generation, are making the time to travel. Whether it is to see the wonders of America or to explore overseas destinations, the youngest generation of adults is out to experience all that this world has to offer.They are also making money by traveling. By blogging about their adventures, Millennials are earning an income, enough...
Old Town of Rhodes
Planning for a holiday in Europe? Consider the Rhodes Old Town, situated in the very popular island of Greece. It is a magnificent medieval destination which is recognized by the United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization.The island is full of activities. Read our activities post here, and a special one for Rhodes beaches from here.The town has largely...
Bangkok itinerary
Thinking of where to go to for your holiday this year? Thinking to plan a perfect Bangkok itinerary for multiple days? Read this post. The city is the capital and the most populous urban center of the Kingdom of Thailand.At present, the city is the most visited in the world, topping even London, Dubai, and Paris! To aid you...
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,...