It was a CRAZY year full of TRAVELS! I think we've broken the personal record in the number of travel destinations per year! Read below where we have set our feet and what were our travel highlights in 2015!
+ travel plans for 2016! ;)
These were the travel destinations in 2015:
Lake Bled, Slovenia
HIGHLIGHTS: Meditating at the great spot of Osojnica
HIGHLIGHTS: Drinking Turkish coffee, eating fish in one of the local restaurants and visiting Pierre Loti
Abu Dhabi, UAE
HIGHLIGHTS: Visiting the Sheikh Zayed Mosque at night
Malolotja and Mlilwane National Park, Swaziland
HIGHLIGHTS: Hiking in the spectacular Malolotja National Park
Praslin, La Curieuse Island, La Digue, Mahe, Seychelles
HIGHLIGHTS: Drinking and eating fresh Seychelles seasonal fruits, meeting the famous tortoises, swimming in crystal clear water
Kruger Park, Blyde River Canyon, Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa
HIGHLIGHTS: Observing wildlife in Kruger Park, meditating at the Blyde River Canyon, hiking in the Drakensberg mountains
HIGHLIGHTS: Watching the sunset while having a glass of wine
HIGHLIGHTS: Taking a ship cruise to the Montreaux Castle
HIGHLIGHTS: Watching people swimming in the Aare river and having fun
HIGHLIGHTS: Sunbathing on the coast of Bodensee
Goriska Brda, Slovenia
HIGHLIGHTS: Visiting the observation tower in Gonjace, exploring Smartno
HIGHLIGHTS: Hiking the route Urdensee - Älplisee - Schwellisee, taking photos of the Engstlensee
HIGHLIGHTS: Walking through the beautiful parks of Zagreb
HIGHLIGHTS: Seeing the city in the sunset hours
Helsinki, Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park, Finland
HIGHLIGHTS: Kayaking near Helsinki, hiking in the Nuuksio National Park
Riga & Kemeri National Park, Latvia
HIGHLIGHTS: Visiting the Kemeri National Park, strolling along the coast of Jurmala
Cinque Terre, Italy
HIGHLIGHTS: Seeing my friend again, hiking the Cinque Terre path
Lake Como, Italy
HIGHLIGHTS: Sipping a delicious Italian cappuccino and enjoying the views over the Lake Como
Serre Chevalier, France
HIGHLIGHTS: Skiing in the wonderful French Alps and seeing our Slovenian friends again
HIGHLIGHTS: Sipping a coffee with a beautiful scenery in the back
Travel Blog Activity in 2015
Herewith, we want to THANK all of YOU, who are following us via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus and Pinterest! You are the reason, why we didn't give up writing blog posts and why we are keeping this blog alive! Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding travel routes, travel destinations, travel gear, travel blog in general - we will be very pleased to give you an answer!
Then, I'd like to say sorry again for my grammar mistakes - note, I'm not a native speaker. However, I want to encourage all people out there, who are afraid of writing blog posts in a foreign language, to pursue your dreams and do what you like doing. Through this blog, I improved my language and writing skills, online marketing actions and developed a better sense for audience. This year, we managed to get over 2300 followers on Twitter, about 1500 Instagram followers and more than 600 Facebook likes.
The most popular blog post this year was 9 Places to See on Your First Visit to Slovenia.
The most popular tweet was also the blog post about the 9 Places to See on Your First Visit to Slovenia.
The most popular Instagram photo was taken at Älplisee, Switzerland.
The most popular YouTube video: Things to do in Finland on a Weekend
Travel Plans for 2016
And now let's talk about the exciting travel plans for 2016! We're happy to announce, that 2016 will be all about diverse landscapes, starting with a trip to the magnificent Philippines in January (had to change it - we will fly to Gran Canaria, Spain!), followed by Santorini, Greece (hopefully in April). In summer, we are heading to Iceland, the Faroe Islands aaaaaaaaand... maybe and hopefully Greenland! :) We can't really put in words how excited we already are. Apart from these destinations, we will definitely do some weekend trips in Europe too. For all Slovenia and Switzerland fans - don't worry, we will continue exploring these two incredibly beautiful mountainous countries and hopefully provide you with some amazing travel footage!
Apart from travelling, we hope to finally give you a glimpse of our new life in Switzerland! ;)
And don't forget: When in doubt, travel! ;)
What were your travel highlights of 2015? And what about your travel plans for 2016? :) Let us know in the comments below!