Hiking to Corona and Bowtie Arches

If you’re travelling in the Moab area (Utah, USA), I’m pretty sure you already planned to visit Arches National Park or Canyonlands National Park. Being located outside of National Parks’ territories, Corona Arch is often overlooked, but it’s still one of the most impressive arches of the area! The trail that leads to it offers amazing views and is…

Natural Bridges National Monument

Before I visited Natural Bridges National Monument, I read some reviews saying it’s best to skip it if you’re planning to visit Arches National Park (because natural bridges and arches look alike). Despite that, I decided to go to Natural Bridges National Monument anyway, and I did not regret it! Although it’s true natural bridges look like arches, the beauty of the…

Hordes of gnats, solfatares, and lava fields at Myvatn Lake

Myvatn Lake area is one of the most visited place in Iceland, because of its diversity in terms of geological features and avifauna. However, there’s a small inconvenience: hordes of gnats, which have actually given their name to the lake (Myvatn basically means “gnats lake”). I’ll always remember that fact! Thankfully, they don’t bite, but they can be really…

Massive and colorful cliffs at Zion National Park

Zion National Park has a lot to offer; steep cliffs, narrow canyons, great hiking trails and breathtaking viewpoints. Zion, Utah’s first national park, has two main regions: Zion Canyon (which is the main area and should definitely be part of your plans) and Kolob Canyon area (which I did not visit), both regions being reachable by different, unconnecting routes. We drove from…