Tag: California

10 Best Coastal Hikes In California

We’ve written a lot about great hiking trails in California. But even though we have some posts about specific coastal parks or hikes, we’ve never written a thorough guide to hiking on the California coast. Well, it’s better to do it late than never – here it comes: the best coastal hikes we’ve found in…
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Our 6 Favorite Urban Parks – From 6 Years Of Travelling

It was 6 years ago that we got married. Also, it was 6 years ago that we started our first professional jobs. And it was 6 years ago that we started travelling together. We’ve been to 3 continents, 23 countries, 13 US states, 60 national parks and dozens of cities since then. Whether these numbers…
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Hiking At Point Reyes National Seashore, California

We’ve already shared tons of our favorite hikes with you from all the different parts of California. But there’s one park we’ve never talked about, in spite of it being one of our favorites. It’s not a national park, not even a state park or preserve. It’s called Point Reyes National Seashore. And it offers…
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Best Winter Hikes In Southern California

Late autumn and winter is probably the only part of the year that’s pleasant for hiking in the otherwise very hot and dry Southern California. And it’s worth taking advantage of the pleasant winter temperatures because the Southern part of California offers quite some special landscapes. We spent some time hiking there both around Thanksgiving…
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Our 5 Favorite Short Hikes In The Sierra Nevada, California

We’ve finished our series about the best day hikes in the Sierra Nevada and still we feel that the list is incomplete. Of course, it can never be truly complete as it’s only about the hikes we ourselves know. But even the list of those hikes is far from complete. There were a bunch of…
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Photo Essay: From Yosemite With Love

Yosemite National Park is one of our favorites in California, in the US, in the world. It’s almost too perfect to be real: white granite peaks of the Sierra Nevada, glacial valleys, a large wilderness, crystal clear lakes and creeks and a bunch of very impressive waterfalls. And it is real – the national park…
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[Video post] Welcome To California’s Fascinating Volcanic Park!

California’s Lassen Volcanic National Park was definitely not on our bucket list previously. How could it have been if we’ve never heard about it before? But spending a year in the San Francisco Bay Area gave us a chance to explore all the national parks nearby and we took every chance to do just that.…
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Our 6 Favorite State Parks In California

California is a big and diverse state and it’s home of several unique national parks. Like Sequoia, the land of giant trees, Yosemite, the land of waterfalls or Death Valley, the hottest place on Earth – just to mention the most famous ones. But California has a lot of state parks as well (roughly 200…
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[Video post] On The Search For Seals Along California’s Pacific Coastline

The ocean is very deep and cold along California’s Pacific coastline and it’s the main reason that it has an incredibly rich marine life. Whales, dolphins, sea otters and seals can be spotted often even from the shore. Seals actually come to the shore to rest from time to time so we saw them the…
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