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Our short but sweet time in Vancouver

October 14, 2017

Vancouver: There’s hardly any other city in the world I heard more good things about. And if I look at surveys about quality of living in cities worldwide, Vancouver always is among the top places (competing with my home city Vienna). It’s also home of my far-related and lovely cousin Brianne. It’s been more than three years since she visited me in Austria and I’ve been promising to see her in Canada ever since.…

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Eating our way through Seattle

October 5, 2017
Seattle foodie guide

Although this is not a “food only” post, our visit to Seattle ended up focusing on the edible pleasures, rather than its other attractions. Maybe because we’ve been on the road for more than a week non-stop – and although we never had a bad meal – the food along rural roads tend to be the same. Also we were so overwhelmed by Yellowstone and Glacier, we were tired from the driving, hence we took it easy and enjoyed being…

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Glacier National Park – The alps of America

September 25, 2017
Glacier National Park easy hikes

Oh gosh, where should I start with this article? The breathtaking mountain views? The crystal clear alpine lakes? The abundant wildlife? I don’t know. All I know is that this place left a huge mark in my heart and memories. And that I want to return one day. Glacier National Park in Northwestern Montana is also called the Alps of America, but it’s much more than that!ย …

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Yellowstone National Park – hiking from geysers to mountains

September 12, 2017
Best short hikes Yellowstone

It was 1872 when one of mankind’s best ideas came to life: The US congress and President Ulysses S. Grant established the world’s first National Park “for the benefit and enjoyment of the people” A bunch of smart scientists recognized the potential of Yellowstone’s landscape, wildlife and geothermal features which are unique on our planet and therefore worth protecting. To me whatsoever, I never had Yellowstone on my radar.…

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From Billings to Vancouver – Postcards from the road

September 4, 2017
Montana road trip

Let’s go on a road trip! Guys, sorry for keeping my blog so quiet for the last three weeks, but I made quite a few miles during that time! Meanwhile I’m back in Vienna (for now) but I’m still digesting all the impressions from our epic road trip through the Northwest. We hit some incredibly beautiful places, took tons of photos and we laughed, we suffered, we were in awe and we drove. We drove a lot. So let me…

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Through fairy tale lands in Watkins Glen, NY

August 3, 2017
Watkins Glen gorge trail

Guys, I hope you’re not tired of waterfalls yet! There’s more to come but it’ll be the last one for now – promised ๐Ÿ˜‰ Our last stop of our upstate road trip took us back to the Finger Lakes region, not far from our first spot Ithaca. This time, however, we stayed closer to the lake and further from any big towns. It was the perfect place to relax after visiting comparably busy Niagara Falls.…

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