• North America

    Pacific Northwest, USA

    Itinerary: Seattle – Boeing Factory – Yakima Valley – Columbia River Gorge – Mount Hood – Crater Lake National Park – Willamette Valley – Portland – Mount Saint Helens – Mount Rainier National Park – Olympic National Park Seattle After a flight of almost ten hours, I land at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport late in the morning, local time. For the…

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    Mountain States, USA

    Itinerary: Rocky Mountain National Park – Denver – The California Zephyr – Shoshone Falls – Sawtooth Range – Stanley – Bitterroot Valley – Missoula – National Bison Range – Glacier National Park – Helena – Cody – Yellowstone National Park – Grand Teton National Park – Fort Collins Rocky Mountain National Park There’s really no reason you should visit Estes…

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    New York & New England, USA

    Itinerary: New York City – Cape Cod – Plymouth – Boston – Lexington – Concord – Portland – Camden – Bar Harbor – Acadia National Park – White Mountain National Forest – Green Mountain National Forest – Grafton – Deerfield – Litchfield New York revisited It’s almost midnight when I walk out of Penn Station. It is a balmy late…

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    Florida, USA

    Itinerary: Kennedy Space Center – Cape Canaveral – Fort Lauderdale – Miami Beach – Miami – the Florida Keys – Key West – Everglades National Park – Sanibel Island – Sarasota Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral While in The Netherlands winter is approaching, I travel to the other side of the Atlantic Ocean for a road trip in the…

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    Southwest, USA

    Itinerary: Las Vegas – Zion National Park – Red Canyon – Bryce Canyon – Grand Staircase Escalante – Dixie National Forrest – Capitol Reef National Park – Canyonlands National Park – Arches National Park – Monument Valley – Canyon de Chelly – Glenn Canyon Dam – Lake Powell – Antelope Canyon – Wupatki National Monument – Flagstaff – Grand Canyon…

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    Deep South, USA

    Itinerary: New Orleans – Natchez – Vicksburg – Greenville – Memphis – Nashville New Orleans It’s just before 4 p.m. local time, and I’m at Atlanta International Airport waiting for my flight to New Orleans. My biological clock is at 10 p.m. and I’m already tired. It’s a typical first day of a journey: getting up way too early, taking…

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    Washington, DC & Shenandoah National Park, USA

    It’s just before 9 p.m. local time when I arrive at my hostel on 11th street in Washington DC. Things haven’t really worked out so far. For starters, I was supposed to arrive in Washington early afternoon, but upon check-in at Amsterdam Airport, I was told that the flight was ‘overbooked’ and that I could not board. After a while…

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    California, USA

    Itinerary: Los Angeles – Pacific Coast Highway (Route 1) – Yosemite National Park – San Francisco Los Angeles After a long, fourteen hour flight, including a transfer in Paris, I arrive at Los Angeles International Airport for a two-week road trip in the state of California. It takes only fifteen minutes to go through customs and security. At the rental…