Camping in California

Camping in California
A camping weekend in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park was the last adventure of our summer break. It took us about 3 hours too long to get there, because you know, Bay Area traffic sucks. It sucks in general and even more on a Friday afternoon. Nevertheless it was worth...

The Lost Kitten

The Lost Kitten
I am not a cat person. I'm a dog lover. Always wanted a dog, still don't have one. Our rental doesn't allow pets other than fish, hamster and chickens, which we all have. Anyway, last week we spent four nights in a rustic cabin outside of Boulder, Colorado. This trip...

30 hours in Maui

30 hours in Maui
Aloha to the Valley Island Our second visit in Maui last week was kind of a coincidence. I booked flights to Kaua'i for my husband and me in February (It was his birthday surprise and I'm a pretty awesome wife!?) and with a layover in Maui the flights were just much...

WPC: Elephant Seals at Añu Nuevo

This is another one of the many magical places in California. Añu Nuevo State Park, about 20 miles north of Santa Cruz, on Highway 1.  The park draws visitors from around the world, especially between mid-December and end of March, when every year up to 10,000 elephant seals return to breed,...

24 hours in Iceland

24 hours in Iceland
At the beginning of March I decided to go to Germany to visit my family. Getting a good flight deal last minute is a challenge. The cheapest option was to fly with "WOW Airlines", a young airline based in Iceland. It was obvious that I just had to stop in Iceland for one...