• USA,  Utah,  We12bike,  We12inspire

    Slick Rock Trail: a mountainbike ride up to 100 degrees!

    How to survive a mountainbike ride with temperatures of 101 degrees Fahrenheit? 101°F is equals 38°C. Normally I’m not a real fan of biking with this extreme heat, but when in Moab, you just can’t ignore an adventurous ride on the slick rock and the famous Slick Rock Trail. For every mountainbike lover, this trail is a true must-do when vacationing around Moab, Utah. Here are some of our tips and tricks to make the most out of this epic trail. – Get up very early, so if you’re renting a bike, pick it up the day before so you can start pedaling before sunrise. In the morning the sun is not…

  • Park Post,  USA,  Utah,  We12inspire

    Park Post 8: Capitol Reef National Park

    Guest post by Lindsay Lewis-Thomas of The Traveluster.  United States is very well known for their extensive national park system. People from other countries seem most impressed with the sheer vastness of the U.S. (it takes a full day to drive through the state of Texas) and the outstanding, naturally stunning national parks. Many people choose to visit Utah to get the most bang for their national park buck, which is filled with protected areas and some of the most striking scenery in the country. This is why my husband and I chose Utah for our national park vacation last fall, visiting Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Capitol Reef National Parks.…

  • Australia,  Canada,  Utah,  We12inspire

    Olympic times! The games are on…

    Unless you don’t have a TV or internet you can’t have missed it, the winter Olympics in Sochi have finally started! A lot has been said and done about these games and we don’t really want to spend time on the ongoing debates about gay/anti gay and such. However, we do love this video, check it out if you have the chance. But we’re not posting just because we want to show you this video. We wanted to express our passion for the games. I’m sure that within The Netherlands, many people are stuck in front of their TV when the Dutch ladies and gentlemen are speed skating. Because they…

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    Utah,  We12inspire

    Sunrise at Mesa Arch: how you can capture this!

    How to capture the most stunning sunrise ever: the sunrise at Mesa Arch When planning our four week USA roadtrip that we made in June 2013 and googling pictures of “must-sees” in Utah, I quickly stumbled upon a gorgeous picture of the sun rising behind an arch. I figured this picture was taken in Arches National Park but some further research learned me that it was actually taken in Canyonlands. Instantly I knew that I needed to go to this park. And see this sunrise for myself. Maybe even attempt to get a shot like that while seeing the sunrise at Mesa Arch.   With these simple steps that basically…