Anflug über die Golden Gate Bridge nach San Francisco
Approach over the Golden Gate Bridge to San Francisco

What to see in San Francisco on a short trip?

I have visited the Californian metropolis of San Francisco several times, but the city is always worth a visit. Before my departure, I had concerns about the severe air pollution caused by the forest fires in the immediate vicinity (November 2018). You can find out in the following travel report whether my worries were justified and which sights in San Francisco I saw on the short trip.

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Familienspass in den Sleeping Bear Dunes
Family Fun at the Sleeping Bear Dunes

Road trip USA (Midwest): Sleeping Bear Dunes near Traverse City

Im zweiten Teil unseres Roadtrips durch den Mittleren Westen der USA fuhren wir weiter in den Norden von Michigan. Unser Tagesziel waren die Sleeping Bear Dunes, die sich in der Nähe der "Cherry Capital" Traverse City befinden. Dieser Ort hat für mich eine besondere Bedeutung. Mehr darüber erfährst du in unserem Blogbeitrag.

Tulpen Festival in Holland
Tulip Festival in Holland

Road trip USA (Midwest): Tulip Festival in Holland

After two eventful days in Chicago, we are now starting our road trip through the American Midwest. Our first destination for the day was the city of Cadillac in the state of Michigan. On the way we visited the largest tulip festival in Holland. You can find out what else we looked at in the following article.

Chicago von oben
Chicago from above

Experience Chicago with the Chicago CityPASS (Day 2)

Am Vortag hat sich der CityPASS eindeutig gelohnt und wir hatten viel Spaß. An unserem zweiten Tag in Chicago besuchten wir das Naturkundemuseum "The Field Museum", das Adler Planetarium, fuhren auf das höchste Gebäude Chicagos und ließen den Tag im Millennium Park ausklingen.

Kirschblüte in Chicago
Cherry blossom in Chicago

Experience Chicago with the Chicago CityPASS (Day 1)

In May the three of us went to the USA, our son's first time. We started our little tour in Chicago. We had planned two days for this and to visit enough attractions with the Chicago CityPASS. In this article you can find out what you can experience and what we can recommend.

Planespotting am Boeing-Werk
Planespotting at Boeing-Werk

Planespotting at Boeing Plant / Paine Field Airport

Boeing's largest and most important production facility is located about 50 kilometers north of Seattle. The Boeing 747, 767, 777 and 787 wide-bodied aircraft are manufactured in the second largest building in the world right next to Paine Field Airport (Snohomish Country Airport). As with every visit to Seattle, this time we were at the Boeing plant for plane spotting.

Seattle bei Nacht - Aussicht vom Kerry Park
Seattle at night - view from Kerry Park

Experience Seattle with the Seattle CityPASS

What to see in Seattle Thanks to the Seattle CityPASS, you can visit five of Seattle's most beautiful attractions and save even more on admission. When you buy the pass, you will receive a small booklet containing the tickets for the sights. So all you have to do on site is show your ticket booklet. This saves you long waiting times when buying tickets. Here we present the five attractions included in the Seattle CityPASS.


Chicago – Windy City: You should see this! (Part 2)

Im zweiten Teil unserer Reisetipps für "Chicago - Windy City: Das solltest du sehen!" werden wir dir eine Brauerei vorstellen, den Navy Pier besuchen, uns von der Polizei beim Fotografieren festsetzen lassen und zu guter Letzt, ein Viertel der deutschen Auswanderer besichtigen.

White House
White House

Washington DC – Sights in the rain

Before heading home on Sunday afternoon, I really wanted to take the opportunity to see the sights of Washington D.C. and check out the National Air and Space Museum at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Unfortunately the weather didn't cooperate and it rained all day.