The Outdoors

Swimming with dolphins on the Big Island

Swimming with the dolphins has been on my bucket list for years. And when I say swim with dolphins I mean swimming with them in the wild, not in captivity in a pool. After  a couple of unsuccessful  tries in Maui and New Zealand,  I did more research and...

Canyoning in the Sydney’s Blue Mountains

An exhilarating day of hiking a canyon, rock pool jumps and a waterfall abseil. Life is short, take a jump Because Sydney has so much to offer when planning our trip, we created a list of things we wanted to do. That list included the traditional sights like the Opera...

Glamping in Sequoia National Park

This summer we finally managed to get reservations at Sequoia High Sierra Camp. Glamping in Sequoia National Park had been high on my list for several years. But the camp books up very quickly as the season is short and the demand...

Exploring Joshua Tree and the Wild West

Palm Springs is known to a lot of people for their beautiful golf resorts and for Coachella, the yearly music festival. However, we went to Palm Springs with a different plan: exploring Joshua Tree and the Wild West. Joshua Tree National Park, just an hour from Palm Springs, is...

Visit the land of endless snow and ice: Iceland

2015 was supposed to be one of the better years for seeing the Northern Lights. Therefor we planned a 4 day trip in March. Expecting spring weather, we spent 4 days driving and walking in endless snow and ice in Iceland instead. Although unexpected, it was a magical experience...