• Angels Landing Hike
    Utah

    Angels Landing hike in Zion – should you do it?

    Angels Landing in Zion National Park is probably one of the most iconic hikes you can take in the world. But… also one of the most dangerous. In this article about the Angels Landing hike I tell you about my own experiences on this trail and I give you updates that are necessary to know, since I already walked the trail several years ago and since then it has grown in popularity.   This article was first published in 2016 and updated in 2022   Permit required! Please note: from 2022 the Angels Landing hike can only be done with a permit. This is because the trail is too busy…

  • Olympic National Park things to do
    Uncategorised

    Olympic National Park: things to do and travel tips!

    Olympic National Park things to do and travel tips When I think back about my visit to the Olympic National Park in Washington, a smile always appears on my face. Together with Crater Lake National Park this was one of the highlights during my Pacific Northwest roadtrip that I made in the summer.   Olympic National Park was stuck in my mind for years because in the past I noticed this area from a distance. The Olympic Peninsula in the extreme northwest of America and is located opposite Vancouver Island in Canada. I regularly made a whale watching excursion from Victoria and during this excursion you will sail through the…

  • how to plan for yellowstone national park
    Wyoming

    How to plan for Yellowstone National Park

    How to plan for Yellowstone National Park When I started writing about Yellowstone I realized there’s a lot to know and tell about this national park. This first aricle is about how to plan for Yellowstone National Park and where to find useful information. In the highlights of Yellowstone, you will find our personal highlights, as well as some disappointments, which will hopefully make it easier to on how to plan for Yellowstone. Enjoy this Yellowstone National Park information!   [Please note that this article was first published in summer 2013 and updated in 2019]   Why to go yo Yellowstone National Park When planning our USA roadtrip, we initially just…

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

    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…