Go to Isle of Skye. Right now.

I giggled, when the guide mentioned the fairies on Isle of Skye: "You can't whistle. And you can't take anything away from the Fairy Glen, not even a petal." Those were the rules of engagement. 24 hours later, after my bracelet had vanished in the fairy pools, after my beloved iPhone had slipped out of my hands and been [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Destination, Europe, Roadtrip, Scotland|14 Comments

A road trip through Soca Valley: the real-life Narnia

The fairytale Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj had shown me a magical side of Slovenia; one with enchanting lakes and glorious sunrises. Now, I was about to explore a new area; an intangible valley with its own legends, walled with majestic mountains and marked by a pristine river in dramatic turquoise colors. I was going to Soča Valley. What can I tell you about this wonderful, enthralling [...]

By | August 7th, 2015|Adventures, Destination, Europe, Fairytales, Roadtrip, Slovenia|30 Comments

Salar de Uyuni: The World’s Largest Salt Flat

At 12,000 square kilometers, Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world. Driving across it when the bright blue skies contrast with the blinding-white salt crust is one of the weirdest and most fantastic experiences I've ever had. With only 600 inhabitants, Uyuni isn't a particularly big town. At first glance it looks like a [...]

By | March 2nd, 2014|Bolivia, Destination, Roadtrip, South America|10 Comments