Grossarl

Grossarl

Grossarl, a small beautiful town situated about 70 kilometers from Salzburg, surrounded by mountain peaks of Austria’s biggest National Park High Tauern (original name Hohe Tauern). Have you heard of it? We hadn’t until last summer.   We had four days off work and free summer days shouldn’t be wasted.  We already knew that Austria has a lot of beautiful locations to offer. We also wanted to travel on budget, so we just went to Booking and chose the apartment…

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Grüß gott, Glingspitze!

Grüß gott, Glingspitze!

We’re keeping our promises, and about a month after we got home from our second Austria visit we started to plan the next “Nemventure”. This time our visit here was part of a longer road trip through total of 4 countries. During the three weeks we drove roughly 3500 kilometers and walked over 250 kilometers.  One of the highlights of this trip was re-visiting the beautiful Tappenkarsee and getting up to Glingspitze. On the fifth day of our journey we…

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First snow of the year

First snow of the year

First snow of the year is finally here. Do you like  snow?  I do and will explain you why.. Yes, yes,  there is no such thing as a bad weather, there is not a bad season of the year. But honestly, i do not like the second part of Autumn in Finland. Just simply because it’s getting too dark too soon. But when the first snow is covering streets and the darkness starts to disappear you just feel more alive….

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Hotel Sveitsi

Hotel Sveitsi

In city called Hyvinkää, which is situated about sixty kilometers from Helsinki, is opening a newly renovated hotel, Sveitsi. The hotel is named after the area it is located in, which is the Finnish translation from Switzerland.  We decide to go “test sleep” it and went to one of Finnish Switzerland’s. The actual idea for the visit came after we saw a good deal in https://offerilla.com/tuote/spahotel-sveitsi/. Renovation of the hotel is not fully done yet, so it explains the cheaper…

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Discovering Tappenkarsee

Discovering Tappenkarsee

To be honest, the booking of this trip was totally spontaneous. With the idea of escaping from city life into the middle of nowhere, we end up in an apartment house somewhere in the Salzburg Alps. (We only later found out that the name of village was Grossarl). We asked our host to recommend us some hiking trails with a lake in the surrounding area. He recommended us couple of locations, one being Tappenkarsee.   How to get here? Here…

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