5 things to see in Grand Teton National Park

Be honest, how many of you have heard of the Grand Teton National Park? I haven’t. At least not until I started planning our October trip to the US. While searching for a place to stay near Yellowstone, I “discovered” there was another but smaller park very close by. Since it was literally on the way from Jackson Hole Airport to Yellowstone, I browsed briefly through the photos and I was instantly hooked. When I saw those yaw-dropping photos of skyscraping mountain peaks I knew we had to spend at least one day in Grand Teton. Unfortunately, that was all we could afford due to our busy schedule. If you also have limited time to explore or you are just […]

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A day trip to Arches National Park

Let’s skip the intro this time and get straight to the point: if you are anywhere near Utah, you have to visit Arches National Park. Hell, even if you are not anywhere near Utah, you should put Arches to your bucket list. It is small enough to do it in one day, it is practically on the way to other major Utah and Arizona attractions, it is fun, unique and simply beautiful. Here are some tips to visit Arches National Park hassle free.

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A day trip from Las Vegas to the Valley of Fire

Whether you are traveling from Utah or Arizona to Nevada, or you’re just sick of gambling in Vegas, you should put a trip to Valley of Fire on your “to do” list. I have done both – I’ve seen all major national parks in this area, and I have traveled to Vegas 5 years in a row due to an exhibition (comes with my job), and I can tell you that visiting Valley of Fire is something you will not regret. Even though the photos might seem similar to the ones from Red Rock Canyon (another good option for escaping Vegas), Arches or even Zion national park, trust me, Valley of Fire has its own charm and soul. In this […]

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A day trip to Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

I have visited Las Vegas several times, mostly for business and shopping. This time, during our last road trip in October, we had an extra day left before flying back home so we decided to spend the afternoon in Red Rock Canyon. After having seen some of the greatest wonders of nature on our trip, we were a bit skeptical about visiting “just a random canyon” but we really needed a break from the Strip. And we were more than pleasantly surprised.

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5 things to do in San Francisco

“If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair” – listening to this beautiful song with a gentle voice of Scott Mckenzie is definitely the right way to start planning your trip to northern California. With so many iconic sights to see and things to do, you will be spoilt for choice if you are planning to visit Frisco, as the locals usually call this vibrant city. If you are only in town for the weekend, or if you don’t have time to do your own plans, here are 5 things to do in San Francisco.

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5 things to do in Los Angeles for the weekend

Before making any concrete plans, be sure to read my Visit Los Angeles post which will provide you with basic information and travel tips about visiting the City of Angels. If you already decided to visit only the popular highlights, or if you are for some reason short on time, here are my suggestions of 5 things to do in Los Angeles which will optimise your time and make the most out of your LA trip. This could actually be quite a decent example of your »weekend in Los Angeles« itinerary.

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Things you need to know, see and do when you visit Los Angeles

Let me guess, you (like million others) want to visit Los Angeles, but you are not exactly sure why? I mean, of course you have heard of the Walk of Fame and the place where they give away the Oscars (but you don’t really know how it is called), oh, and Beverly Hills, where all the celebrities live… but is that really in Los Angeles or are those different places? And, most importantly, is there anything else to see in Los Angeles besides the obvious? How many days do you need to see the main Los Angeles attractions? Should you rent a car or use public transport? Where to stay? I have visited the city 3 times already, so I’ll […]

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