Story Time: Trip down memory lane

As we all are at the moment limited to travel virtually only, I looked into really old trips of mine. As I am a kid of the 80s, not all trips were recorded with a digital camera. With that in mind, I can only go back a certain time. The first trips as a kid outside Germany were to Switzerland. I recall the Alps and that everything was really clean and…

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USA: It is always sunny in California

California has besides the great weather a lot of to offer. Not only the well-known National Parks are worth the visit, also a one day or half day road trip from the Bay Area shows the beauty of this state. Even that San Francisco and the Bay Area are busy places with a lot of people, just driving outside of these areas for 30 minutes brings you in the middle of…

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World: Rewind 2018

As the year 2018 is coming to an end, there is always time to reflect on the year and what has been the memories that will stay. This year was marked by big travel events - a new continent Africa and going back to Patagonia. Especially Patagonia I was waiting for 3 years to go back to. I studied in the meantime a lot of Spanish, in order to be prepared.…

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USA: A early morning hike in California

Name: Rancho San Antonio Length: ~ 8 km (Several hiking/jogging paths in place) Time: 2 hours Good to know: This is a popular place. The gate will open at sunrise. Entry and parking is for free. Where to park: Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, Cristo Rey Drive, Cupertino, CA, USA. Tips: Go there early, the place is really popular for hiking and jogging. Cost: none. Personal opinion: Several hiking paths…

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USA: A half day in San Francisco

Where to park: The Battery East Parking Lot is close to the Golden Gate Bridge, from there a hike to and on the bridge can be done. Plan in around 1 to 2 hours. Crissy Field East Beach is a beach close to the Golden Gate Bridge where you can have a picnic, go surfing or walking at the beach with a view at the Golden Gate Bridge. Tip: It is…

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USA: An unforgettable flight

Having the idea to fly to a certain place inspired many of us to hop on a plane and just go. Even that some travel locations are easier to reach than others, depending on where you come from, long distant flights are mostly annoyingly. Out of the countless flights I took in my life I only recall 2 flights (Chile and New Zealand) that stayed in my memory because of the…

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