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Facts about North America

population

528,7 one million

NUMBER OF STATES

23

HIGHEST MOUNTAIN

Denali
(6190 m)

BIGGEST CITY

Mexico City
(8,9 million)

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Striped mountains in the Petrified Forest
Arizona

Petrified Forest – The petrified forest in the striped desert

Petrified forest is a desert landscape in the United States that is unlike any other. 200 million years ago, tropical forests in Arizona were covered by volcanic lava. The trees eventually became a petrified forest surrounded by a striped desert.

USA

Photo vacation part 1 – California in pictures

When you can't go on a driving vacation in California, you can go on a PHOTO vacation! Join all sides of the California countryside - far from the highways, high-rises and Hollywood wannabies of the big cities.

Grand Canyon - Arizona - USA
Arizona

Grand Canyon - The National Park in my heart

There is a risk that this post might get a little buttery. This post is not only a travel story about the Grand Canyon, but also a small life story about how a national park in Arizona was able to have such a big place in my life.

Las Vegas - Nevada
Nevada

Photo album from Las Vegas

Las Vegas is really as crazy exaggerated as it seems and I can really long for it sometimes. But as much as I can long for Vegas, I long to leave here after 2 days. You can have too much of a good thing.

National Park - Mount Rainier - Washington
Washington

16 day road trip in Washington state

Fancy an adventurous driving holiday with snow-capped volcanoes, killer whales, misty beaches, caves, rainforests and waterfalls? Here comes a proposal for a 16-day (and 300-mile) long road trip in Washington state, starting and stopping in Seattle.

Washington

Hiking in the trail of the eruption on Mount St Helens

Still, almost 40 years after the eruption, you see traces of the disaster. America's deadliest volcanic eruption affected not only the United States, but the entire world. We have walked in the footsteps of the volcanic eruption on Mount St Helens.

San Francisco
California

Photo album from San Francisco

San Francisco is probably the city I have visited the most times in the USA and my absolute favorite city in the USA. So then a photo album is in order, right?

Québec

Québec - 12 day driving vacation plans

A road trip in Québec offers not only magnificent nature and history, but also the occasional culture clash. Welcome to the state that sometimes feels more French than France itself.

California

Yosemite National Park – Among waterfalls and granite

Yosemite National Park should be a mandatory stop for anyone going to the West Coast of the United States. Steep granite cliffs, wild waterfalls and giant sequoias – this is where you'll find the real California.

USA

Mendocino – California's coziest town

White picket fences, well-groomed roses and ornate white joinery - Mendocino offers New England charm in the middle of California's wine regions and rugged cliffs.

Glaciers - Mount Rainier - Washington
Washington

Mount Rainier National Park: Glaciers and summer snow

One of the world's most dangerous volcanoes attracts during the short summer with scenic hiking trails and an explosion of flowers. We hiked in July at Sunrise and Paradise and encountered… snow?

Grand Canyon Arizona
Arizona

Top 5 nature experiences in Arizona

Colorful and magnificent, Arizona offers one of the world's coolest desert landscapes with ravines, cacti and endless expanses. Here are our top five most beautiful natural experiences in Arizona, which are both picturesque and unforgettable.

California

Secrets of Ghost Town Bodies

"Goodbye God, I'm going to Bodie" wrote a little girl in her diary before she moved to America's most lawless mining town Bodie in the 19th century. Today, the city is one of the world's most well-preserved ghost towns, hidden in the rugged landscape of the Sierra Nevada.

British Columbia

Road trip in British Columbia part 1: Vancouver -> Jasper

Join us on our 3-week road trip in British Columbia, Canada. A true wilderness journey through national parks, steep mountains, wild waterfalls, vineyards and curious bears. Here comes Stage 1 – Vancouver to Valemount.

California

Travel guide to San Francisco

My travel guide to the gems of San Francisco - the city that is neither gigantic like Los Angeles nor forced glamorous like Miami - here it almost feels like being in a medium-sized European city.

Bahamas

Photo album from the Bahamas

Choosing one of the Bahamas' 700 islands isn't easy, but as long as you avoid Nassau, I'm pretty sure you'll hit some of the Caribbean's whitest beaches and an explosion of pastels.

Aruba

Aruba baby!

Anna Book did not know how right she was when she sang "ABC - you are in my thoughts" many years ago. After being in Aruba – one of the ABC islands – it's easy to dream back in your mind.

Recipes

Recipe: American Pancakes

There's no better breakfast than a big load of American pancakes, slathered with butter and drenched in maple syrup, and you're fueled for a day of exploring.

Travel with children

National Parks in the USA - Top 7 for Discovery Age Kids

The national parks in the USA are a gold mine if you travel with children. They have special programs that focus on children and their curiosity. An extra incentive is that you can get a Junior Park Ranger badge after solemnly swearing the Park Ranger oath in front of a real park ranger.

Montreal
Québec

Photo album from Montreal

(17 images) Photo album from French-speaking Montréal, the largest city in the state of Quebec.

Florida USA
Florida

Travel Guide: Florida

Florida is a perfect destination for anyone who wants an active vacation. We rented a car and drove around Florida to see what "the sunshine state" had to offer.

Blog

The world's best whale watching - here are the whales!

One of the best things we know when we travel is to have the opportunity to meet wild animals and especially we love to see whales! Humpback whales, sperm whales, beluga whales, killer whales, herring whales, dolphins - now only blue whales are left to see on our list! To see whales, you need both the right season, the right weather and a great deal of luck. Here are our 4 favorite places to meet the giants of the sea.

Canada

Photo album from British Columbia

(46 photos) No natural experience that we have experienced so far has beaten British Columbia in Canada. It is impossible to say anything other than that everything here is grandiose.

View from the Empire State Building - New York
New York

Photo album from New York

(33 pictures) New York always has something new and exciting in store. Whether you're 5 or 75, you can't help but love New York. If you're tired of this gem, let me know! I could use all the tips in the world to long for here a little less!

Everglades bird
Florida

Everglades National Park - Photo Album

Everglades National Park is America's largest subtropical wilderness. Here you will not only find alligators and crocodiles, but also the rare panther and fragile manatees.

New York

New York with children - Top 6 attractions

Traveling to New York with children? Definitely! Here you will find our daughter's top list of attractions, museums and shopping for a perfect New York holiday with children!

Nevada

Hotel Review: Four Seasons Las Vegas, USA

In the noisy, loud and wild Las Vegas there is an oasis for families. The Four Seasons Las Vegas is located on the southern tip of the Strip, on the top floors of Mandalay Bay. Las Vegas may not be the first place that comes to mind for a family vacation, but with hotels like the Four Seasons, you don't need other options for a vacation.

Facts about North America

population

528,7 one million

NUMBER OF STATES

23

HIGHEST MOUNTAIN

Denali
(6190 m)

BIGGEST CITY

Mexico City
(8,9 million)