Category: Travel & Living

Hotel San José grand suite bed

The Suite Life: Hotel San José, Austin, Texas

At the heart of Austin lies the Hotel San José as a tropic sanctuary in the bustling South Congress area, just 1.4 km (0.9 miles) from the Congress Avenue Bridge and its bats. Entering the hotel grounds is like being…

Viewpoint Snøhetta

Iconic Hikes – Snøhetta viewpoint, Norway

During on of our Norwegian road trips we had originally planned to do the Over Risberget hike in Dovrefjell, to truly experience the high mountain terrain. Nature however, had other plans and with fog and the rain pouring down we were not…

Scenic Byway 12, Utah

The best experiences of 2016

Doing what we do, constantly researching great places to visit that you know is going to be beyond the norm, you can think that the surprise and actual experience would suffer once we get there. Not so much, and we…

Besseggen

Iconic Hikes – Besseggen, Norway

Just a 4-hour drive from Oslo there is a dramatic change in scenery when you get to Jotunheimen. A large mountain area of about 3,500 square kilometres encloses Norway’s highest mountain (Galdhøpiggen) and lots of waterfalls, rivers, lakes, glaciers and…

The Angels Landing rock formation

Iconic Hikes – Angels Landing in Zion National Park

Zion National Park is almost a secret hidden in plain sight, at least when compared to the popularity of Grand Canyon for visitors to Las Vegas and the surrounding area. Zion Canyon opens up like a garden of Eden and…

Road with Monument Valley in background

American Southwest Road Trip – Las Vegas to Austin

The American Southwest is known for its vast expanses and whether you like it or not, a car is the way to get around. The friendly and unstressful atmosphere is just one reason to take some time to explore this area, another…

Road Trip – Fjord Norway

Vertical cliffs dropping 600 meters right into the sea. Mountain peaks 1500 meters above the sea. Flowing roads along the coastline and in the valleys. Unspoiled nature. The Norwegian Fjords are unique in the world and an experience everyone should…

Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas

Outdoors around Las Vegas (Photo Essay)

Las Vegas might be one of the most spectacular cities in the world, and certainly one of my favorite places, but just a few miles outside the city there’s all kinds of natural beauty. While this is just a few…

Dealers at the 2008 WSOP

Playing the World Series of Poker

The World Series of Poker is held in Las Vegas during early summer each year. It’s quite a large collection of tournaments gathering the world’s top pros and amateurs alike and what makes this special is that anyone can end…

Sunset at cliffs on Sandhamn

Sandhamn of the Stockholm Archipelago (Photo Essay)

The saying “When in Rome do as the Romans do” could not be more true for Stockholm during summertime. As soon as the Stockholmers go on their 4 weeks of continuous summer vacation many find their way to summer homes,…