When we rented a car to explore Iceland, the folks from the rental car company told us that we could also book activities in the country via their sister company Iceland On The Web. We didn’t exactly know what things we’d want to do yet. But one thing is for … more »
The black sands of Drake Bay
The sand is black because this entire region originated due to volcanic activity in the past. Drake Bay is the gateway to Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica. You take a tiny little plane to get from San Jose to Drake Bay. The views along the route are absolutely incredible … more »
Yosemite at Night
Yosemite is one of the most visited National Parks in the US‘s West side. Half Dome, a huge granite dome with an almost vertical face, is one of the highlights of any visit to this park. At the eastern end of the Yosemite Valley, you can appreciate views of the … more »
Yellowstone’s Hot Springs
Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, is one of the most geothermically active regions on Earth. The park stands in what was once upon a time a massive volcano, so no wonder it is home to thousands of hot springs, geysers, mud pots and fumaroles. Science aside, and from an aesthetical … more »
USA’s National Parks on a budget!
During our West Coast road-trip, we planned to visit several National Parks to immerse ourselves into something else rather than just cities in the USA. As we were driving the entire coast, from Seattle to San Diego, and still making it to some other states like Wyoming and Arizona, there … more »
The Groveland Hotel at Yosemite National Park
If you ever wondered what it would feel like to live inside a doll’s house, staying at The Groveland Hotel might be your best chance at experiencing that! Not only this entire hotel is set in an historic property (dating back to 1849) the interiors are decorated with detail, care and … more »
Travelers Rest Lodge: gateway to Glacier National Park
Travelers Rest Lodge, in East Glacier, is a great place to stay at while visiting Glacier National Park in Montana. This is a fairly off the beaten path part of the USA, and only those who truly wish to explore the wonders of nature contained inside this park, which belongs … more »
Tall as snow!
There’s something particularly charming about visiting a beautiful place off season. I mean, specially when it comes to a natural landscape, who’s to say what’s on or off season? Something happens all year round anyway! We went to Glacier National Park, in the border between the US and Canada, right … more »
Heart Six Ranch: the cowboy life-style in Wyoming!
This is the kind of place I would love to go back to one day when we have kids. Heart Six is a beautiful collection of wooden cabins inside the ranch, in the most privileged of locations in Wyoming. The view of the surrounding snow-capped mountains you get … more »
Say Hello to the Tetons!
It was a cold and cloudy day but we were determined to head to Grand Teton National Park anyway and boy, was I glad that we did! The Tetons are truly majestic as they rise over 7000ft above the valley floor. The park is wonderful, tons of hikes, lakes and … more »