Salty swims, coastal walks, speciality coffees – On The Wild Atlantic Way in Donegal

Irelands north western corner might not have been quite as wild as I hoped it would be, with loads of holiday homes dispersed through the beautiful landscape. Nevertheless I found some beautiful spots to walk, swim and relax. Here are some of my favourites:

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Let’s shred! 6 affordable mountain destinations close to Zurich

You don’t have to travel all the way to the grisons or Valais for a bit of skiing or snowboarding fun in Switzerland. With the alps lying literally at Zurich’s doorstep there are many small skiing destinations that can easily be reached for a day trip and that also don’t break the bank. And on top of that they are usually less crowded than the big shots too! Here are six of my favourite small skiing areas close to Zurich. Read More

Coffee with Glacier Views – An Overnight Hike to the Gaulihรผtte

The “Gaulihรผtte”, a little mountain hut in the Bernese alps is remote. Surrounded by mountain peaks there are no signs of civilitation. There is no cell service. And only a five-hour hike and some 1600 meters of altitude gain lead this beautiful little refuge. It is the perfect place for resetting – or taking on more challenging adventures.

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