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…

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…

Wandering through hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park

  Bryce Canyon National Park apparently has the largest collection of hoodoos in the world! Hoodoos (also called fairy chimneys) are typically formed in sedimentary rock and their shapes are affected by the erosional patterns of alternating hard and softer rock layers. I loved the contrast between those bizarre rock formations and the blue sky, it was amazing!…

My favorite stops along the Ring Road

Route 1 (the Ring Road) is a national road in Iceland that runs around the country. Its total length is 1,332 kilometres. If you follow this route, you’ll see beautiful landscapes and pass by many splendid waterfalls Here is a map of my favorite sights:   The following sights are displayed in order, as if you were driving in a counterclockwise…