You’re in Helsinki and want to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city for a day, but a trip to Porvoo also sounds too stressful? No problem 🙂 Several national parks can be reached within an hour by car 🙂
To hell and back in Helvetinjaerven National Park
Hell is somewhere in Finland, at least if you believe in Finnish folklore. About 60 kilometres north of Tampere and 15 kilometres from Ruovesi lies the Iso Helvetinjaervi (Great Hell Lake), which together with some other lakes forms the Helvetinjaerven kansallispuisto (Hell Lake National Park).
Hiking in the Murg Valley: From the Rudolf Fettweis Hydro Plant to the Schwarzenbach Dam
There’s no shortage of hiking trails in the Black Forest, and on some you can walk in the footsteps of history. Twelve kilometers and 750 meters in altitude bring us closer to the history of hydroelectric power in Baden-Württemberg 🙂
Gyeongju: Of (Grave-)Hills and Mountains
Gyeongju was the capital of the Korean Peninsula for several hundred years. It is a small city, but very popular among Koreans due to its historical significance.