Travel Reports » Northamerica – Central America – Caribbean Sea


Geographically, North America includes Greenland (which is an autonomous part of Denmark), Canada, the USA and Mexico. The Caribbean islands, together with the mainland bridge of Central America, form Central America, which is located between North and South America. The largest metropolises include New York City, Mexico City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Toronto. North and Central America extend over all four climate zones of the earth: in the north the continent reaches up to the Poloarkreis and in the south up to the tropics.

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A hike in La Mauricie National Park (Les Cascades Trail)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

The first stop on our round trip through Canada was La Mauricie National Park located halfway between Montréal and Québec City in the Laurentian Mountains in the province of Québec. The night before we spent our first night in a motorhome at a campsite near the national park and drove from there to the national park the next morning. Our campsite Bivouak Our very first campsite: how exciting! Since we wanted to explore the La Mauricie National Park the following …

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Camping in Canada – Our Questions, Experiences & Tips

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

Holidays with the camper or motorhome in Canada – for many probably quite normal, but for us it was actually the first time. We have never been on the road with a caravan, but we always wanted to try it out. But what if you don’t have any camping experience at all? When planning our trip, we had of course many questions: What do you have to pay attention to? What are you allowed to do, what are you not …

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Our Holiday in Canada 2021 – Flight, Entry & Itinerary

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

After 9 days in the Dominican Republic we enjoyed the sun and were able to adjust to the time difference of 6 hours, we went on to Montreal in Canada. From here started our almost 3-week round trip with a caravan through the east of Canada. Our flight from the Dominican Republic to Canada From Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, it is about 3,000 kilometers north to Montreal in Canada. The good thing is that both cities are in …

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The Catalonia Bavaro Beach, Golf & Casino Resort in Punta Cana

Categories: Travel reports, Central America & the Caribbean, Dominican Republic

We spend 9 days in September in the Dominican Republic to enjoy the sun and the caribbean beaches. For this we have chosen the Catalonia Bavaro Beach, Golf & Casino Resort – a beautiful all-inclusive hotel on the east coast of the country in Punta Cana. Why did we choose Dominican Republic as our travel destination? Our big dream was actually to travel through the USA and Australia for a longer period of time during our joint parental leave. Corona …

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1 Day in New York – The Vessel & the High Line Park (USA)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, USA, New York

After 7 hours of flying time, we arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport in the early morning from Alaska at around 8 a.m. Luckily, we didn’t have to go through immigration to get out of the airport because we came from Anchorage and it was a domestic flight. Since our onward flight to Frankfurt did not continue until 6 p.m., we still had enough time to drive in for a short time to Manhattan. There was a new attraction with …

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Anchorage – Seward Highway & Alaska Wildlife Center (USA)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, USA, Alaska

After checking out in the early morning on our cruise ship – the Royal Princess – we took the transfer bus from Princess Cruises from Whittier to Anchorage. The transfer took about 90 minutes, so we were at Anchorage airport around 10 a.m. Here we got off and were able to store our luggage for free at the airport in a room that was open especially for cruise guests. This service is offered until 5 p.m., then you have to …

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Glacier Bay National Park – A Scenic Cruise in Alaska (USA)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, USA, Alaska

After the last days on our journey through the Inside Passage the cities of Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Haines, the last 2 days of our Alaska cruise with Princess Cruises were a “Scenic Cruise”. This means that the ship no longer docks in a harbour, but that you can admire the highlights of Glacier Bay National Park and college fjord directly from the ship.

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Haines – Bears and bald eagles on the Chilkoot River (USA)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, USA, Alaska

One of the main reasons why we always wanted to go to Alaska is the fascinating landscape and of course the wildlife! Once seeing bears in the wild, it’s been on our wish list for a long time ♥ And where’s better than in Alaska? Unfortunately, we were not lucky in Ketchikan and Juneau. Therefore, for our stop in Skagway we had chosen a very special trip to Haines, where the chances of seeing bears in their natural habitat were …

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Skagway – Musher’s Camp & Dog Sled Adventure (USA)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, USA, Alaska

Anyone who thinks that dog sledding is just for winter is wrong 🙂 Even in the summer months you can experience this adventure in Alaska. To get a glimpse of a dog sled camp, we took part in the Musher’s Camp & Sled Dog Experience after our walk through Skagway in the afternoon. The trip via Princess Cruises takes just over 3 hours and costs USD 160 per person. For the tour we – and about 20 other passengers – …

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Skagway – A walk through the old gold mining town (USA)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, USA, Alaska

The old gold mining town of Skagway was the 3rd stop of our Alaska cruise with Princess Cruises. Since we had already laid out at 6.30 in the morning and our departure was not planned until 8.30 p.m., we had all day to explore the town and the surrounding area. Perfect for us, because we were able to take a bear-watching boat trip to Haines, explore the Old Town of Skagway and take part in a dog sled adventure 🙂

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Juneau – Things to do in the capital of Alaska (USA)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, USA, Alaska

After exploring the small town of Ketchikan yesterday, we went on our Alaska cruise with Princess Cruises to Juneau – the capital of Alaska. It is often thought that Anchorage, as alaska’s best-known and largest city, is also the capital – but since Alaska became the 49th state to the United States in 1959, the small town of Juneau has been the capital of Alaska. It is home to the Alaska State Capitol, the Alaska State Museum, and the main …

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