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Hiking in Montenegro: Mountain Adventures

In case you, like me, have recently had an increased thirst for nature adventures, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to Montenegro, the country of lazy Balkan inhabitants (fun prejudice admitted even by the Montenegrins), big national pride and incredible achievements considering the country’s size and age. Montenegro has existed as a sovereign state …

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Leyte, an Unexplored Corner of the Philippines

The people in Leyte are more resilient than most places. They’ve survived one of the worst tropical storms in the history, which left their homes in tatters and claimed the lives of beloved family members. Still, they recovered, proudly rebuilt their homes and are looking towards future with hope. Welcome to Leyte, a Filipino island …

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The Best Green Escape From Stockholm: Västmanland

Peace and serenity. Those are some of the emotions that will flood into you when you leave the urban beauty of Stockholm, travel 100 km away and first set foot in the Västmanland region. Located near Västerås, Sweden’s 5th biggest city, you’ll find this green oasis. If you’re looking for 1-2 day getaway from the …

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Forget Golden Circle. Go to Snaefellsnes Peninsula instead!

Snaefellsnes Peninsula must be on your radar if you have a few extra days on your trip to Iceland. The ride around the whole coast is breathtaking with plenty of spots to stop along the way to admire the natural wonders of the Peninsula. And they ARE some of the greatest in Iceland. For a …

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Year-Round Skiing: Hintertux (And Other Glaciers)

I just came back from my first snowboarding trip of the season. November is the earliest in the year I’ve ever started. But there are actually places where you can ski/snowboard all year round! Even though you might not be in the mood to strap on your winter gear in August, it’s still good to …

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10 + 1 Lessons from North Korea

Featured image credit: Anton_Ivanov / Shutterstock.com Undoubtedly, North Korea it is the most eccentric place containing elements of both the tragic and the comic. This experience completely changed the way I think about society, manipulation and unlimited power. Thanks to this trip, I understand the full meaning of human rights and freedoms. In contrary to what …

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