School is resuming in much of the Northern hemisphere, at least in countries where the COVID-19 pandemic is under control. The attention to a healthy lifestyle is now even more important than ever, and that lifestyle starts at school. Why school orienteering? Orienteering is a unique sport in that it combines both the physical and […]
We’re continuing our featured virtual tours from Sweden as part of our Sweden virtual orienteering competition in August! The port city of the Öresund Malmö has a long history of being a major port city on the Sound (Öresund), a shipping lane of regional importance and the major entrance into the Baltic Sea. A major […]
To celebrate the sunny Swedish summer, we’re launching a new virtual orienteering competition! Explore Sweden with Metrunner’s many virtual o-tours and win a compass by Str8! The rules are very simple The competition starts from now until 31 August 2020 (23:59:59 Swedish time). You participate simply by playing as many virtual o-tours as possible and […]
Today we TFH (Travel From Home) to South America with Bogotá, the capital of Colombia! The large metropolis has a lot for you to explore, stemming from history of the Spanish colonial period, independence in the 19th century, and more. And modern Bogotá has preserved many historical buildings from over the centuries. Explore the historical […]
Danang (Da Nang, also Turon/Tourane) is a well-travelled city in the middle of Vietnam, with beaches lining in front of the modern city. From Champa to Vietnam Once the capital city of the Hindu (later Muslim) Champa Kingdom, that kingdom was gradually vanquished by Vietnam from the 10th to 15th centuries. The now-Vietnamese cities of […]
Ah, Iceland. The Nordic island nation in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean has long been attractive for tourists worldwide. Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland, is much like the nation—cool, unique, creative. Reykjavík The capital of Iceland is home to a lot of artists and cultural establishments; some play a central role in shaping the […]
Tourism is suffering. Jobs and livelihoods are lost. Companies are dying like flies. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re now used to the concept of Working From Home (WFH), where we connect with our colleagues and finish our work from our homes. But life is not just working—travel is a great part of life for […]
Finally—the first demo of metrunner! Titled “Old Gothenburg”, there are 5 control points and a time limit of 30 minutes. Try now at www.metrunner.com/app (link opens in new tab)! More courses to come soon! Orienteering map is provided by Göteborg-Majorna Orienteringsklubb.
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