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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! …

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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
Yellowstone Glacier National Park 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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Exploring NYC by ferry

August 14, 2017
New York City ferry guide

This summer a new era has begun in the transportation history of NYC: It’s never been easier, cheaper and more comfortable to explore the city by ferry! The NYC ferry has launched with brand new boats, routes and schedules, making it a pleasure to visit some of the city’s less well connected areas.…

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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 😉 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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Niagara Falls – More than just a waterfall

July 21, 2017
Niagara Falls Canadian vs US side

We continued our road trip from Ithaca towards west and crossed the bridge with the friendly name Rainbow Bridge where I set foot on Canadian ground for the very first time. Niagara Falls – there’s not much to tell you – I mean EVERYONE has at least heard about them, and being one of the top tourist attractions in the world (among the Top 10) a lot of people have seen them too. That being said, Niagara Falls still hasn’t lost…

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