Sedona – 2 days hiking in Red Rock Country

One thing I had heard about Sedona was that it was a hiking paradise; and after only two days spent there, I can assure you it’s true! The number of trails available is staggering, the beauty of this place is stunning and the weather was perfect in December! Continue reading “Sedona – 2 days hiking in Red Rock Country”

A day in Shenandoah National Park & Great Falls Park

Last September we had to drop family off at the Dulles Airport, which is a 2 and a half hour drive from our home. We thought that we didn’t want to drive so much for nothing, so we decided to explore the area! First thing that came to mind was Shenandoah National Park. Continue reading “A day in Shenandoah National Park & Great Falls Park”

Tips and tricks for a road trip through Iceland in a camper van

Last May-June we took on an adventure to the beautiful country of Iceland. We drove all around the country in a camper van, making this an epic road trip filled with waterfalls, volcanos, glaciers, mountains and all kinds of stunning landscapes! Continue reading “Tips and tricks for a road trip through Iceland in a camper van”

Iceland road trip in a camper van – Part II

This is a continuation of Part I of our road trip itinerary in a camper van through Iceland. If you’d like to check the previous post, you can click here!

Day 5 – Vatnajökull National Park, Vik, Skógafoss, Seljalandfoss and Gljúfrabúi

First thing we did was head to the Svínafellsjökull glacier, which was very close to our camping site. Just a very short walk away from the parking lot, you get to see the glacier from close by.  Continue reading “Iceland road trip in a camper van – Part II”

California: Five National Parks in one epic week – Part II

Here’s Part II of our week in California in which we visited 5 National Parks. You can find the itinerary of the first part of our trip here!

Day 4 – Yosemite National Park – Yosemite Valley

Highlights: Mirror Lake, Columbia Rock, Three Brothers, El Capitan, Valley View, Bridalveil Falls, Cathedral Rocks, Tunnel View, Glacier Point, Mariposa Grove

Our second day in Yosemite was not as good of an experience because of the heavy smoke created by the fire in the nearby area. Mirror Lake was in our itinerary for the day so we took the shuttle to the trailhead anyway. Continue reading “California: Five National Parks in one epic week – Part II”

California: Five National Parks in one epic week – Part I

California has something that keeps pulling you back in, doesn’t it? My first visit to Cali (and to the U.S. for that matter) was when I was 17. A lot has changed since then, that’s for sure, but the longing to go back to the “Golden State” had not. Continue reading “California: Five National Parks in one epic week – Part I”