White Island: exploring an active volcano

Edit: not quite sure about what do with this article/photos after what happened on 9 December 2019. 21 people died on that day and that could have been us. The difference was 98 days.  Sitting 49km off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island, White Island or Whakaari in Māori, is one of the world’s … Continue reading White Island: exploring an active volcano

Summiting a NZ Volcano

Here are 18 photos capturing our day hike (12km / 3 000m elevation - took us about 6h return) to the top of Mount Taranaki! But first, a little introduction about the Mount Taranaki: In Māori, tara means "mountain peak" and naki is thought to come from ngaki meaning "shining" - referring to the mountain’s winter snow cover. At 2,518 metres … Continue reading Summiting a NZ Volcano

Exploring Scotland

Alternating between sun, rain, wind, sheeps, hikes and castles: here is a glimpse of 1 week in beautiful Scotland! Glamis Castle. ⇡ Glamis Castle. ⇡ Scottish (hairy) cow, officially named "Highland cattle". ⇡ The Devil's Staircase hike. ⇡ Glenfinnan Viaduct #HarryPotter. ⇡ Eilean Donan Castle. ⇡ Plockton. ⇡ Plockton. ⇡ Plockton Lighthouse. ⇡ The Storr, Isle of Skye. ⇡ Rainy sheep, Isle of Skye. ⇡ Glamis … Continue reading Exploring Scotland

Southern Europe – Part 2

Road-tripping around the South of Europe: Part 2! Greece, Macedonia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland & France are featured with these 28 unedited photos! Methoni Castle, Greece. ⇡ Ancient Messene, Greece. ⇡ Gerolimenas, Greece. ⇡ Dimitrios Shipwreck, Greece. ⇡ Dimitrios Shipwreck, Greece. ⇡ Oia, Santorini, Greece. ⇡ Oia, Santorini, Greece. ⇡ Fira, Santorini, Greece. ⇡ Meteora, Greece. ⇡ Konitsa, Greece. ⇡ Skopje, Macedonia. ⇡ Kotor … Continue reading Southern Europe – Part 2

Southern Europe – Part 1

Road-tripping around the South of Europe: Part 1! Spain, Portugal, Andorra, France, Monaco, Italy & Vatican are on featured with these 24 photos! Serra del Montsec, Spain. ⇡ Albarracín, Spain. ⇡ Madrid, Spain. ⇡ Ronda, Spain. ⇡ Ronda, Spain. ⇡ Sevilla, Spain. ⇡ Lagos, Portugal. ⇡ Sintra, Portugal. ⇡ Picos de Europa, Spain. ⇡ Bardenas Reales, Spain. ⇡ Andorra la Vella, Andorra. ⇡ Carcassonne, France. ⇡ Nîmes, … Continue reading Southern Europe – Part 1

French paradise: Nouvelle-Calédonie

Jungles, beaches, small islands, roadtrips: 2 weeks lost in New Caledonian paradise! Kuendu bay, Nouméa. ⇡ Nouméa. ⇡ Jungle's treasure! ⇡ "Le chapeau du Gendarme" hike, Nouméa. ⇡ Deadliest (& friendliest!) snake: tricot rayé. ⇡ Sunset, Poé beach. ⇡ Route des Nordistes, Poé. ⇡ Flamboyant tree, Hienghène. ⇡ Windsurfing, Anse Vata, Nouméa. ⇡ Local wildlife, Hienghène. ⇡ Flamboyant trees, Touho. ⇡ Yaté lake. ⇡ Phare Amédée … Continue reading French paradise: Nouvelle-Calédonie