• Things to do in Oregon
    USA,  We12inspire

    Things to do in Oregon + route suggestion

    Welcome to this in-depth article on with the best things to do in Oregon! This state on the west coast of America is still relatively unknown and that is a shame, because it’s filled with awesome sights and beautiful nature. Think of bustling Portland, Crater Lake National Park and the famous Oregon Coast where rugged coastlines and endless sandy beaches dominate the landscape.   After years of dreaming about a roadtrip in Oregon, a few years ago I made a two-week trip through the American Pacific Northwest. I had been to the more touristy part of the United States before (Yellowstone, Utah, Grand Canyon) and had heard from locals that…

  • Things to do at Crater Lake National Park
    Hiking Inspiration,  USA,  We12inspire

    A guide to things to do at Crater Lake National Park

    A travel guide to Crater Lake National Park Welcome to my travel guide to Crater Lake National Park. In this blog I will tell you all you need to know in order to prepare for your visit to Crater Lake in Oregon. From the things to do at Crater Lake National Park, best hikes to do, to where to stay, where to camp, how to get there and more.   For me, a visit to Crater Lake National Park had been on my bucketlist for many years. Being from The Netherlands it’s not nearly as well known and popular as other US National Parks such as The Grand Canyon or…

  • things to do in the pacific northwest
    USA

    My Pacific Northwest Roadtrip: first impressions

    My Pacific Northwest Roadtrip: first impressions after coming home It has already been a few weeks since I came home from my Pacific Northwest roadtrip, yet it feels like I was there yesterday. I’ve wanted to go and see it forever and last summer, that dream finally came true. My head is filled with stories I’d like to tell you about this super special place. There were highlights, lows, amazing landscapes and not so amazing landscapes. Today I’m giving you my first impressions of my Pacific Northwest roadtrip!   The cities Although you may not expect it from me, but a nice city does make me really happy. I’ve visited…

  • Confessions of a travel blogger,  USA

    Why I won’t be hiking the Pacific Crest Trail this year…

    It’s a Sunday evening and I finally opened up my laptop again after a while. Life has changed quite a bit over the past couple of months and today was a perfect Lazy Sunday. I visited my mom for Mother’s Day this morning and other than that, I haven’t done anything. I love it. The peace and quiet I am currently experiencing is totally new in my life, I have not felt like this for a long time. My agenda used to be packed with things I wanted/needed to do but right now, it’s more than OK for me to have little plans and just see what the day will…