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Our world is so incredibly beautiful and versatile and we want to explore & experience as much of it together as possible. We are Sandra and Michael from Darmstadt – commuters between full-time jobs and 30 days of vacation per year. There is a lot of wanderlust in between. And that’s why we keep pulling out into the wide or near world. Since 2012, we have been on our smaller and larger holidays by 68 Countries On travelled to all 5 continents and blog with a lot of passion about our countless adventures and experiences in our travel blog – be it from dreamlike islands, in cities of millions, on mountain peaks, in the pure wilderness or even in the depths of the oceans. Travel is our great passion and we love to get to know and write about new countries, places and cultures.

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La Palma – Top 10 sights & photo spots on the island

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Spain

Having already explored the two Canary Islands of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, we were now looking forward to a week on the island of La Palma. La Palma is the geologically youngest island of the Canary Islands and is 40% covered with forest. This makes it the most densely wooded in comparison to the other Canary Islands and it is often called Isla Verde (“Green Island”). Among the most famous sights are the volcanoes on La Palma, the national park …

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La Palma – Tazacorte, Los Llanos & Porís de Candelaria

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Spain

The west of La Palma is one of the main tourist areas of the island. It is often sunny and warm here, because the slopes of the Cumbre Vieja mountain range, which is up to 2,000 meters high and 14 kilometers long, mostly keep out the trade wind clouds, wind and rain. On the west side of La Palma you will find, among other things, the “secret capital” Los Llanos de Aridane, the coastal town of Tazacorte, the smuggler’s bay …

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La Palma – The volcanic landscape in the south of the island

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Spain

That La Palma is an island of volcanic origin can be seen at every point when driving over the island: because volcanoes, bizarre lava landscapes and black beaches characterize its special appearance. On one day we explored the south of the island with our rental car and were able to find some sights and natural spectacles. The sights in the south of La Palma From our hotel H10 Taburiente Playa a little south of the capital Santa Cruz de La …

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La Palma – Caldera de Taburiente & Roque de Los Muchachos

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Spain

One of the biggest attractions and most beautiful sights of La Palma are the Caldera de Taburiente National Park, located in the center of the island and the Roque de Los Muchachos. On two days we visited two different viewpoints, which offer a breathtaking view into the caldera as well as the surrounding nature. The Caldera de Taburiente National Park The Caldera de Taburiente National Park is located in the center of La Palma and is one of the most …

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Santa Cruz de La Palma – Sights & Photo Spots

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Spain

The capital Santa Cruz de La Palma on the Canary Island of La Palma shines with cobblestone streets, a Renaissance town hall, some old Canarian and colonial style houses with ornate wooden balconies, a long city beach, and an international cruise port. The best way to explore Santa Cruz de La Palma is to walk through the city on your own. Things to know about Santa Cruz de La Palma Santa Cruz de La Palma is the picturesque capital of …

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The Saar loop & the treetop path

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Germany

What nature has created in the course of time impresses and amazes us again and again. That’s why we are always very happy when we discover big and small wonders of nature on our travels, like the Saar Loop in the border triangle of Germany-France-Luxembourg. It is one of Germany’s most beautiful river bends and is considered the most famous landmark of the Saarland. Where is the Saar loop? The Saar loop is located near Mettlach, a small town in …

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Sóller & Port de Sóller – One of the most beautiful places in Mallorca

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Spain

The small town of Sóller is surrounded by the majestic and impressive mountains of the Serra de Tramuntana and is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Mallorca. Small streets, old stone houses, a majestic church, cozy cafes, small shops, a historic tram and the associated coastal town of Port de Sóller: Sóller is definitely worth a day trip. The Serra de Tramuntana – A UNESCO World Heritage Site Sóller is located in the Serra de Tramuntana area, which …

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Palma – The sights of the capital of Mallorca

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Spain

The most visited city on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca is certainly its capital, Palma . It is located in a beautiful bay on the southwest coast of the Balearic Island and is a magnet for cruise guests as well as individual tourists. Due to the compact size, the city center can easily be explored on foot in one day and on your own. In this article we show you which sights and photo spots the city of Palma scores …

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Montreal – Sights & the most beautiful photo spots

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

The city of Montreal was the first and last stop of our round trip through the east of Canada. And even if we had never really had the city on our “to-do list” before, we were really excited. We definitely liked Montreal best of the Canadian cities compared to Toronto, Ottawa or Vancouver, similar to Québec City. There is a lot to see in the city on the St. Lawrence River and it is wonderful to explore the city on …

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A cruise along the 1000 Islands in the Saint Lawrence River

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

On our way from Toronto to Montreal we really wanted to make a short stop at the 1000 Islands. The Thousand Islands are a group of islands in the Saint Lawrence River between the United States and Canada and consist of a total of 1,864 islands of different sizes. Just 21 of them form Canada’s smallest national park with a total area of 24.4 square kilometers – the Thousand Islands National Park. The most famous sights include various castles, wrecks, …

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Toronto – Sights & Photo Spots in one day

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

After visiting the Niagara Falls the day before, we now continue to explore Toronto. Although Toronto is a large city, the number of worthwhile sights is quite manageable. So you can explore the most important points and photo spots of the city on your own in 1-2 days. Things to know about Toronto Toronto has around 3 million inhabitants, making it the largest city in Canada and the capital of the province of Ontario. The Greater Toronto Area has a …

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Niagara Falls – The largest waterfalls in North America

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

Niagara Falls is not only one of the most popular tourist attractions in Canada and the USA, but is also one of the most impressive natural wonders in the world. Therefore, we were very happy that we were able to install the waterfalls as a stop on our motorhome tour through Eastern Canada. Due to the pandemic and the associated border closures, we were “only” able to visit the Canadian side of the falls and not the US side. But …

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The Bruce Peninsula – National Parks, Bays & Shipwrecks

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

The Bruce Peninsula is a Canadian peninsula in Lake Huron, just a few hours’ drive from Toronto. The 90 km long and maximum 20 km wide peninsula offers its visitors a varied landscape: wild forests for hiking, spectacular bays with bright to emerald green glittering water, limestone cliffs, shipwrecks for diving and camps for camping. Our trip to the Great Lakes From our last stop near Algonquin Park to the Bruce Peninsula, there was a long drive ahead of us. …

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Algonquin Park – lakes, forests and magnificent viewpoints

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

On our way from Canada’s capital Ottawa to the Bruce Peninsula, we visited Algonquin Provincial Park halfway through, which has deciduous and coniferous forests, swamps, high rock faces and over 2,400 lakes. In the nature park we did two very nice hikes, where we had fantastic views of the landscape. Things to know about Algonquin Provincial Park Founded in 1893, Algonquin Provincial Park is Ontario’s oldest natural park and was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1992. It …

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Ottawa – Sights & photospots in the capital of Canada

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

After driving the 670-kilometer route from Tadoussac over the Omega Parc to Ottawa the day before, today we visited the Canadian capital. Ottawa is located in the southeast of the province of Ontario, right on the border with the province of Québec. The location on the Ottawa River and Rideau Canal together with Parliament Hill forms a beautiful and very worth seeing city backdrop. Things to know about Ottawa Ottawa has been the capital of Canada since 1857. At the …

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