North America

Bison
North America, Places, United States

Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park can be found in South Dakota, United States. For over 11.000 years this area was used as hunting grounds by Native Americans. First, it was planned to name the area Teton National Park to avoid the negative-sounding name. Badlands National Park is known for its eroded buttes […]

Mount Rushmore
North America, Places, United States

Mount Rushmore

At Mount Rushmore, one can find Mount Rushmore National Memorial. A sculpture carved into its granite face. Located near Keystone, South Dakota, in the United States it shows the faces of four United States presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.

Grand Prismatic Spring
North America, Places, United States

Yellowstone National Park

Located within the U.S. states of Wyoming, Idaho and Utah, Yellowstone National Park is the first National Park in the United States and the world. It was established on March 1, 1872. Two-thirds of the world’s geysers can be found in Yellowstone National Park. Its most famous geyser is Old […]

Hidden Lake
North America, Places, United States

Hidden Lake

The hike up to Hidden Lake is allegedly one of the most beautiful within North Cascades National Park, Washington, United States. Indeed the hike is gorgeous. Passing through meadows, woods and rock formations it rewards one with Hidden Lake at its top.

Going to the Sun Road
North America, Places, United States

Glacier National Park

Located in Montana, United States, Glacier National Park measures over 4000 square kilometres. Over 1000 different species of plants can be found as well as hundreds of different species of animals. Its official symbol is the mountain goat. As it is well developed most of the park can be seen […]

Columbia Center
North America, Places, United States

Seattle

Seattle, Washington, USA. Home to more than 650.000 people and headquarters of big tech companies such as Amazon and Microsoft. Its skyline is characterised by the Space Needle. Surrounded from water, mountains and forests it is for the latter also known as Emerald City.

Mountain Lake
Canada, North America, Places

Opabin Plateau Circuit

Opabin Plateau Circuit ist a beautiful trail within Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada. Starting next to Lake O’Hara it provides at its top outstanding views of Lake O’Hara and Mary Lake. Even if the trail itself is not very demanding one should bear in mind that the trail is […]

Sulphur Mountain
Canada, North America, Places

Vermilion Lakes

Vermilion Lakes are three Lakes right next to Banff, Alberta, Canada. With Mount Rundle and Sulphur Mountain in the background the scenery at the lakes is superb. The level ways around Vermilion Lakes are popular for hiking, running and cycling.

Emerald Lake
Canada, North America, Places

Emerald Lake

Lake O’Hara is not the only stunning lake in Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada. Emerald Lake is also fabulous and on top of that easily accessible. Therefore it is a popular tourist destination. Last but not least it is the largest of Yoho’s lakes.