To my disappointment, we didn’t see Yogi Bear when we visited Yellowstone. I guess he doesn’t like the cold weather and, let’s face it, things were pretty icy out there when we headed towards this National Park during our USA road-trip. On today’s photo we feature the Yellowstone Lake, that … more »
The United States of America and Canada.
Even though Mexico is indeed North-America too, for the purposes of this site it has been listed under Latin America.
WILLIAMSBURG Flea Market: where hipsters rejoice!
When we traveled around New York City, we couldn’t miss out on Brooklyn. After all, movies and TV shows have made the other side of the bridge in NYC so popular, that we were curious to see by ourselves. To say that Brooklyn is happening is an understatement. Whatever scene … more »
Demystifying car rentals in the US – Insurance, Additional drivers & More!
We’ve rented cars around the world – Dubai, Oman, Brazil, Spain, etc. However, this time around – for our trip in the US, our car rental needed some serious research. Why, do you ask? Insurance Car rentals in the US become really complicated because of insurance requirements. Ordinarily, a … more »
A 500 year old tree!
One of the highlights of our drive down Highway 101 was a detour that we took through Redwood National Park in California. On our way down from Florence to Eureka, we ended up stopping many times to take pictures with these massive giants! The California redwoods are so old and … more »
Want to come for a drive?
This is Montana! You see endless ranches flowing over hills and dales, cows grazing in open spaces and the absolutely pristine American countryside. There’s a little road snaking along and you see magnificent clouds descending so low that you could almost reach up and touch them. We were driving from … more »
How I got my US visa and the characters I encountered!
This post is about my experience applying for a US visa. Well, to begin with, I have to say that I got my US visa in 2009, so some of the things I mention here may be outdated. I was living in Dubai when I applied for a US visa, … more »
FOOD PORN: a year of Food Around the World
It has been over a year since I put together “The Yummiest Blog Post of the Year“. As a fan of food (or food porn whenever actual food is not around), I like looking at photos of delicious meals from around the world. Ethnic food, weird eats, indulgent sweets and … more »
WOAH! 2 years on the road today!
Today it’s our 2nd travel anniversary: 2 years ago today, we were leaving Dubai to travel the world. We were basically saying good-bye to life as we knew it. Much has happened every since. You can read last year’s post about our 1st year traveling. This second year has been … more »
Spot the seal!
In our recent road trip around the West Coast of the USA we took a day to drive along the cliffs of stunning Big Sur. We spent all day curving along the snake like roads, with privileged views towards the Pacific. It was only towards the end of the day, … more »
Meet the Mormons
I didn’t know a thing about the Mormon religion just a few months ago, but now I do! That’s what happens when you travel: you encounter new things that sparkle your curiosity, you end up meeting people with different realities than yours and, all of that, makes you want to … more »