• New Zealand
  • Hiking the Tongariro Crossing: The Ultimate Mordor Experience

    Most New Zealand travelers can be divided into two groups: the ones that hiked the Tongariro Crossing and the ones that wanted to hike it. The Tongariro Crossing is one of the most beautiful hikes (in the world?) and rightfully part of the Nine Great Hikes. Its most famous feature is Mt. Ngauruhoe which is better known as Mount Doom from the Lord of the Ring trilogy. If it’s not on your must-do list for New Zealand yet, get a pen right now and fix it!

  • Europe
  • Trümmelbach Falls: An unparalleled force of nature in the Swiss Alps

    Trummelbach Falls

    Switzerland is an incredibly beautiful country that has plenty to offer. While most travelers have already heard of some of Switzerland’s most popular sites (such as the Matterhorn in Zermatt or the highest railway station in Europe on the Jungfraujoch in Interlaken), there are a few stunning sights that are mostly unknown, but absolutely worth a visit. One of those hidden gems are the Trümmelbach Falls in the Lauterbrunnen valley.