Hot Air Ballon Festival, Page Arizona

Today has been the most fun day of this road trip so far. When Johannes and I stopped in Page, AZ, last Monday, I saw a banner that announced an upcoming hot air ballon festival in town. I am a big fan of hot air balloons and had wanted to go to the biggest balloon...

Day 1: Denver, CO to Placerville, CO

The first day on our trip from Denver to Las Vegas via a number of National Parks and Forests was off to a bad start when our early morning flight from Chicago to Denver was grounded due to a hydraulic defect. The replacement machine got us there about 3 hours...

Illuminated Oktoberfest Rides at Night

Every year, millions of tourists invade Munich for a visit of the original Oktoberfest (also known as "die Wiesn" by locals), the world's biggest fair, first held on the Teresienwiese in 1810. There are four types of Oktoberfest visitors: No. 1 - the Oktoberfest...

Must-See Waterfalls in Iceland

With its rough landscape and precipitation-heavy climate, Iceland is covered with amazing waterfalls - many of them easily accessible along the ring road and a must-see on the obligatory trip around the island. The tour we did went counter-clockwise and therefore, the...





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