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Lake Swimming Trip in Slovenia
Have you ever wanted to swim in some of the cleanest alpine lakes in Europe? If yes, then you should read this article about our organised lake swimming trip in Slovenia. We are operating 6 guided tours this year 2015. The dates are the following: 25-28.July, 28-31.July, 31.July-03.August, 03-06.August, 06-09.August, 09-12.August. Please read the full…
Mamula Island swimming
Montenegro Fort Mamula island swimming
Lastavica Island, also named Mamula, is one of our top swimming locations in Montenegro.  The distance around the island is around 970m and we go to swim around this historical place. After swimming two loops, we usually walk and explore the island. It was used as a concentration camp in WWII and before that as…
Best deal swim holiday
Best Deal Swimming Holiday
Booking a holiday usually takes some of your time to find the best deal. A proper search takes some time as well as all of the other planning that comes along. This especially comes into play when you are looking for a week+ long holiday. Euro VS Dollar and Pound has plunged to a 12-year…
Lake Bled Winter Swimming Event 2015
Lake Bled, Slovenia hosted the 5th annual winter swimming event. On 21.February, 2015 almost 60 international swimmers took part in cold swimming in the 4C water. Over 700 swimmers participated in 2010 which helped to establish this event at Bled. Slovenia has many stunning lakes and rivers and is a small and very beautiful and…
Lake Bohinj
Travelling from Venice, Italy to Slovenia
Venice is one of those places that everyone wants to see at least once in a life-time. This Italian, world-renowned city is miraculously built on the water and known for its popular tourist sights. Travelling from Venice to Slovenia can be done in a few different ways. Some would say a day is enough, others…
Extreme stunts
Martin Strel amongst top 10 extreme world stunts
Check out world´s greatest adventure seekers and stunt makers. Adventure has no limits and for some people it is a way living, achieving the impossible or just trying out what the human body can do. Some or all of these stunts take your breath away. Here below we feature top 10 most extreme adventure stunts…
Chill Swim Winter Swimming on Windermere
Over 800 brave cold water winter swimmers smashed the 5.6C water at the Big Chill Swim event on Lake Windermere in Cumbria, England. The event started 2 years ago (2013) and has gained a huge popularity and growth since then. The beautiful Lake District venue in front of Low Wood Bay Hotel and Marina on…
Best Fitness Holidays in Europe from Men’s Fitness Magazine
Best Fitness Holidays Below is an extract from Men's Fitness Magazine about the best fitness holidays in Europe. Our Croatian Island Hopping trip is recommended. Life is short, and holidays are even shorter. Reject the limits of the mini-break and invest in a swim holiday that will leave you invigorated - and in better shape…
London 2015 Cold Water Swimming Championships
We were again part of the Cold Water Swimming Championships on the 24.January, 2015 held at Tooting Bec Lido, London. This was our third consecutive visit (2011, 2013, 2015) at this fantastic event and we look forward to coming back in the future. Crowds from all over come to this popular British event and enjoy…
Testimonials About Montenegro Swimming
See below for three of our latest customers interviews filmed on our Montenegro location. Borut: Hi Dave, you started swimming three weeks ago by watching Youtube clips and here you end up swimming in open water. How was that experience? Dave: Spectacular, the water was crystal clear, there was not too much swell, so it…
Trying Out Open Water Swimming
Open water swimming is gaining in popularity, especially after the 10 km swim was introduced into the London 2012 Olympics. Based on recent studies in the United Kingdom, swimming is the fastest growing national sport. Survey shows that participation in football continues to decrease year to year to 4% of the population and that 94%…
Lake Swimming Song
This is a great poem written by our guest Steve Buxton from London who attended our Slovenian lake swimming adventure trip. Swimming Strel Style- Lake Swimming Song So this holiday I decided to go swimming instead And it all started off at the beautiful Lake Bled for sure I underestimated what lay ahead But at…
Sink or Swim feature article about Slovenian Lake Swimming Adventure
A mid-life crisis spurs Auckland businessman Peter Bourke to head with his Speedos to the Alpine lakes of Slovenia. We arrived at Lake Bohinj, northern Slovenia, late in the day before the start of the swimming adventure. Swimming the length of this lake has been my goal for nearly a year and my first thoughts…
Article by Telegraph Swimming in Dalmatia (Croatia)
British newspaper The Telegraph has written about "The top 5 activity holidays in Croatia in 2015". Strel Swimming´s Dalmatia trip has been featured amongst walking, cycling and tennis coaching top activities. The Telegraph article describes our swimming trip in Croatia, "Highlights should include exploring the rocky islets and turquoise waters of Kornati National Park (www.kornati.hr)…
Boxing Day Swim at Cliff Lakes
Cliff Lakes swimming lake is located near to Kingsbury in the West Midlands, UK. We went for a swim on Boxing Day at Cliff Lakes. The centre is known for waterskiing and open water swimming, mainly throughout the season May to October. Several open water and Tri sessions are held there and people from many different…
Martin Strel member of International Marathon Swimming Hall Of Fame
Our legendary founder Martin Strel (Big River Man) was selected to become a new member of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. IMSHOF was established in 1961 to recognise the marathon swimmers throughout the world and governed by an international selection committee of marathon swimming experts. The organisation recognises not only the world’s most…
Inspiring story from our Croatian swimming trip
Our guest Lynne uses a wheelchair to get around and she came to swim with us in Croatia and greatly enjoyed it. Please read her story about her experience. We had a fantastic time on our Croatian Island Hopping holiday. I enjoyed myself much more than I had dared to hope I might! So where…
In the swim
Article from our guest about Croatian swimming trip Our guest Jake Klauder from Oregon, USA, has been interviewed about his Croatian swimming trip with us for a local newspaper Herald and News. Jake and his wife Christine attended our week-long trip in August 2014 with other guests. Here are some of the quotes they say…
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