A Trip to the Countryside of Slovakia

On our last day in Kosice, we did what the locals do when they want to experience a small slice of nature After two urban walks to explore the cultural treasures of Kosice, today we will be heading out of town in search of some greenery in the countryside of Slovakia.

There is quite a lot of hiking to do within a radius of approx. 100 km around Kosice if you have the

A Trip to the Countryside of Slovakia

The Largest Wine Barrel in the World

"The largest wine barrel in the world in Bad Dürkheim"

For the first two days on our recent hiking trip to the Palatinate, our base was the town of Bad Dürkheim, which is the main tourist centre of the area, beloved by mainly local visitors (German, Dutch, Belgian) for its pretty townscape, its lovely surroundings – miles after miles of vineyards – and its long and distinguished history. The only thing of Bad Dürkheim that most overseas visitors ever get to see, however, is this.

The Largest Wine Barrel in the World