Trolltunga, the iconic rock in Norway is known for its stunning views, long trail, and well, tourists. The popularity of Trolltunga hike makes the trail busy, especially in the high season. Luckily, there is another way of hiking Trolltunga and admiring the views – by climbing the wall of Trolltunga via Ferrata. And you don’t even have to have any climbing experience! It’s an adventurous off the beaten way of getting to the famous rock and so much fun. Check out how you can climb Trolltunga via Ferrata yourself.
It’s not a secret, that Flam (or Flåm in Norwegian) is one of the most popular fjord destinations in Norway. It’s a part of famous Norway in a Nutshell tour and a common stop for the cruise ships. This doesn’t mean, that you won’t find interesting and unique things to do in Flam. In this article, I share with you all the top things to do in Flam and the area.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park calls everyone interested in the Earth’s great apes – this is a place to see endangered mountain gorillas. We came to try some of the best volcano hiking in Uganda and decided to climb Mount Sabyinyo. An extinct volcano located on the border of three countries – Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Welcome to the region of alpine peaks and narrow fjords. The place when you can climb a snow-covered mountain in the morning and swim in the sea in the afternoon. The area where you can find hidden Hjørundfjord swing, and watch the mountains rising up to 1,700 meters straight from the sea. Sunnmøre Alps (Sunnmore Alps in English or Sunnmørsalpane in Norwegian), in western Norway, is a must-see for any outdoors lover.
Are you looking for ideas for interesting day trips from Oslo? Here you can find suggestions for the best Oslo day trips and weekend trips from Oslo.
Dusty ruins of ancient fortresses and towns arising from the orange plains of Kyzylkum desert. Sand castles of a lost empire. Elliq Qala (Ellik Kala) in Uzbekistan, which translates into “fifty forts”, is a set of remains of the number of Khorezm fortresses in the Karakalpakstan republic in Uzbekistan. The area also known as Golden Ring of Ancient Khorezm is an unusual place to visit in west Uzbekistan.
Bukhara, Uzbekistan. The intriguing city rising from the Kyzylkum Desert, like an oasis of the past. With the sea of turquoise madrasahs and mosques, a rich history reaching thousands of years back, there is no shortage of impressive things to do in Bukhara. Here are the top places to visit, as well as the ones less known to the tourist’s eye, but still worth discovering.
Abandoned Soviet town, surrounded by the high mountain peaks of the Tien Shan. Located in the remote valley, just a few kilometres from the Chinese border, inhabited only by a few local families. One of the places located deep off the beaten path in Kyrgyzstan. I present you the mesmerizing Sary Jaz valley and Engilchek ghost town that has been left forgotten from the world on the east-north of Kyrgyzstan. Continue reading “Kyrgyzstan: Sary Jaz and Engilchek – Forgotten Soviet Town in Tian Shan Mountains”
Samarkand, a jewel in the crown of the Great Silk Road and Uzbekistan, is a city like no other. Find out about the top things to do in Samarkand, the crossroad between east and west. Discover historical places in Samarkand Silk Road and get amazed by the array of historical and cultural Samarkand attractions.
Rjukan offers many outdoor and indoor activities. This includes hiking up the Gaustatoppen mountain that offers amazing views or riding the underground funicular. Add to this the famous Rjukan ice climbing opportunities, the sun mirrors, cable car, fascinating industrial history… The list goes on and on. Here is what to do in Rjukan, Norway.