Winter Weekend at Mt Shasta

Among dozens of places in California where one could spend a weekend, Mount Shasta became my favorite. Especially entertaining this place is during the winter season. Higher elevations tend to get some snow cover during the cold weather, and Mount Shasta becomes a ski resort. If you do ski, visit Mt. Shasta Ski Park. But…

Winter road trip in New Mexico

Two years ago, we drove into New Mexico for a week-long Christmas road trip. I had a long list of places I wanted to see, experience, and photograph. However, a few days before our flight, it became clear that it would not be the case. It was a year of several weeks long government shutdown…

Active Napa Fall Trip

What do you think about Napa? Fancy tastings? Picnics near the vines? Accidental peddling between wineries and tasty dinner? It could be, but don’t allow those thoughts to trick you. Napa could be full of active adventures (mixed with all things from above)! Early Morning Drive Silverado Trail Nothing could bit early morning fall drive….

Arizona Road Trip

Sedona Sedona became quite popular nowadays. However, the area has so many amazing places to explore; you can spend months and months there. My recommendations for hikes there (all are on the easy side, remember that hiking in Arizona should take time, season and weather in consideration) Fay Canyon Trail (and arch) – a very…

Yosemite Hike

Do you have one track that you never able to complete? Always something happens. Weather, timing, closures… For me its four mile trail that starts from Yosemite Valley and slowly climbs up to Glacier Point. On our first visit, it was so hot so after a mile of the hike, my not trained body gave…