On this page you will find an overview of all my articles, reports, photo and travel tips for trips to the USA (California and Washington State).

Kayak Tour at the Orcas of the San Juan Islands

Kajaktour bei den Orcas der San Juan Islands
Bald Eagle - Orcas - Sea Dog - Bioluminescence. Travelogue and tips for a kayak tour at the orcas of the San Juan Islands.

Maple Pass Loop - A Dream in the North Cascades

Maple Pass Loop - Ein Traum in den North Cascades
You only have one day in the Northern Cascades and want to hike the most beautiful trail? Then the Maple Pass Loop is the place for you.

Hike to Mount Pilchuck Fire Lookout, Washington State

Wandertipp für Washington State: Mount Pilchuck Fire Lookout
Hike to Fire Lookout on Mount Pilchuck with panoramic views of the Cascades, Olympics and Puget Sound. And what if it's foggy?

Santa Catalina Island - Travelogue, Tips and Highlights

Santa Catalina Island – Reisebericht, Tipps und Highlights
Highlights of Santa Catalina Island in California - trip report, tips and helpful information for your stay.

A Visit to the Bradbury Building in Los Angeles

Besuch des Bradbury Building
A visit to the Bradbury Building is a highlight and an absolute must on your tour of Downtown LA. Discover one of the most popular photo motifs in LA.

Snorkeling in La Jolla - the best Tips

Schnorcheln in La Jolla – die besten Tipps
Read here the best tips for snorkeling in La Jolla - sea caves, sea lions, leopard sharks, kelp forest and garibaldi fish. Tips for photos, equipment.

Photo Tips for your underwater Pictures of the La Jolla Sea Lions

Fototipps für eure Unterwasser- Bilder von den La Jolla Seelöwen
Read my photo tips for your underwater pictures of La Jolla sea lions here. Snorkeling with sea lions is a unique experience.

Bodie - Visit of a Ghost Town from Gold Digging Time

Bodie - eine Geisterstadt aus Goldgräberzeit
Time travel to the Wild West. A visit to Bodie - once a gold rush settlement, today a ghost town offers great photo opportunities of a California lost place.

Climbing the Half Dome in Yosemite National Park

Besteigung des Half Dome im Yosemite Nationalpark
Tips and info for climbing Half Dome in Yosemite National Park on the wire ropes - packing list, drinking water, weather, clothing, safety, permit.

Visit of the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach

Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Experience seals while visiting the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach, California. Learn more about endangerment, rescue and care of our marine mammals.

Sea Lions of La Jolla - Tips for Watching and Snorkeling

Seelöwen von La Jolla - Tipps fürs Beobachten und Schnorcheln
Sea lions of La Jolla - tips for watching and snorkeling. The best spots, beach accesses, La Jolla Cove. On your own or guided tour?

Giant Sequoias im Mariposa Grove - Yosemite Nationalpark

Giant Sequoias im Mariposa Grove - Yosemite Nationalpark
Yosemite National Park - Hike through a grove of Giant Sequoias at Mariposa Grove. Routes and Highlights.