A week in Slovenia: Cycling highlights

In the background: Solkan bridge and the river Soca

If you are a cycling enthusiast you need to go to Slovenia – the scenery is amazing and the weather is pretty good, most of the time. In spring, days are really warm, perfect for cycling. In summer it can get too hot but you can still do your rides early mornings and late afternoons, just so […]

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Walking in Peak District: Thorpe to Dovedale

Reynard’s Cave and a natural arch

When the weather is nice there is nothing more than I like doing than spending time outdoors – walking in nature and cycling are two of my favourite outdoor activities. I love walking in Peak District and at the weekend me and my fiancé made use of a good weather and visited Dovedale, a valley in southern Peak District, close to Ashbourne […]

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Cycling essentials for comfort and safety

road- cycling essentials

Want to get into cycling this year but not sure what exactly you need to get started, well apart from the bike? Or maybe you just need a little reminder of the cycling essentials which keep you comfortable and safe on the road? Either way, Halfords have created a handy infographic with essentials for year around cycling. […]

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How to be more active in winter

ski day

We all know that exercise is good for us and that we should all regularly exercise and be active but when winter comes, activity levels for many of us drop and I am no exception. In spring and summer, I love spending time outdoors hiking and cycling, but as the weather gets colder in the […]

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National Fitness Day: Let’s get moving!

National Fitness Day

This is just a quick post to let you know about National Fitness Day, the biggest and most visible annual celebration of physical activity of the year. It’s happening this Wednesday and many health clubs, gyms and leisure centres will open their doors to non-members, offering free sessions and classes.  How to get involved Whether you […]

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Climbing Vrsic Pass, the highest mountain pass in Slovenia

Vrsic Pass - on top

If you want to put your cycling abilities to test you should definitely try climbing Vršič Pass, the highest paved mountain pass in Slovenia. The Vrsic Pass ascent is something that every cyclist should try at least once in their lifetime, they say in Slovenia.. It’s something that I wanted to do for a long time and this summer I finally […]

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Active holidays in Slovenia (with the video)

Zelenci

Me and my boyfriend have recently visited Slovenia, my home country, and we spent a week in the Gorenjska region in the north, hiking and cycling. I got reminded of the beauty of Slovenia and its mountains, indescribable beauty which I miss dearly when I am in England. Luckily I managed to capture the highlights […]

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