17 Favourite New Destinations of 2017

Another beautiful travel year is over, and it’s time to look back at some of the most amazing new places that I saw this year. In 2017, I visited 14 countries of which 7 were new ones. I spent 18 days in Iran, explored some more of Europe, visited the Faroe Islands twice, saw a total solar eclipse on a Route 66 tour in the…

Driving Historical Route 66: Grand Canyon through Natural Wonders to Albuquerque

On our fourth day driving in the USA, we woke up cold in our car at the mighty Grand Canyon. The night before in Vegas we woke up dripping in sweat. It’s remarkable how the weather changes so drastically from place to place in the same country. As I wrote in my previous post, we got up early to watch the sunrise over Grand Canyon,…

Driving Historical Route 66: Las Vegas to Grand Canyon and Almost Death Valley

On our third day driving through the USA, we were woken up by two security guards at 5.40 AM at the parking lot in Las Vegas. They told us that we weren’t allowed to sleep in a car, only in mobile homes. So our day started early, but as it turned out, that was actually a really good thing. We were going on an adventure…