Tag Archives: National Parks

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National Parks Calendar for 2016 – order now!

Hands up who loves US national parks! So do I. Having toured them for a couple of years now, I can agree that they are really America’s best idea. The beauty of national parks is as unbelievable as is their variety. From hot springs to swamps and mountains to volcanoes, every park is special in its own way and no two are really alike. For the last couple of years I’ve made wall calendars for the upcoming year for friends and family, but this year, I’m…

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How I Hiked Yosemite’s Half Dome – and you could too!

I don’t remember exactly how we got the idea to hike Yosemite’s Half Dome. I think I spotted the hike in some magazine, and although I’d never heard of it before – hey, I’m from Europe! – we were already planning an adventure to California and it sounded like it would fit right in. While researching, I ran across an article in Backpacker, calling it one of the most dangerous hiking routes in the US, and that sounds kinda cool, doesn’t it? In order to…

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Best of South Florida: This is what I’m looking forward to!

Coming up next week is something I wasn’t really expecting much  from in the beginning, but that I’m completely utterly head-over-heels excited about right now.  I’m heading off to my first travel blogger conference ever, and on Sunday morning, I’ll jump on a plane towards South Florida and TBEX North America. It’s going to be two days worth of talks on blogging, content creation and traveling, and of course enjoying the beautiful South Florida. The latter is thanks to an invitation that I got for a…

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Mesa Verde National Park: Cliff Houses and Canyons

Mesa Verden National Park is located in South-West Colorado near the border of New Mexico. It’s the only national park in the United States designated to protect works of humans instead of Mother Nature, and it’s also an UNESCO world heritage site. If you’re roadtripping in the area, there’s no excuse to pass by these magnificent American Indian ruins that the Ancestral Pueblo people inhabited centuries ago. You could easily spend a couple of days exploring the park – we spent a full 24 hours…

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