• 36h in L.A. or how I did not fall in love, yet

    Since ever I have been dreaming of visiting L.A. Walking down Sunset Boulevard, hanging out at Santa Monica and admiring the cool skater kids in Venice Beach. Driving up the Hollywood Hills to enjoy a night view across the city with it’s long lanes of light stretching beyond the horizon and of course passing by the white column lined mansions of Beverly Hills where the Rich, the Famous and the Fresh Prince are living. Los Angeles was always a place that was very present and that I was very aware of, even when being just a kid. Probably because I always liked to – and still do – watch TV. I grew up with the A-Team…

  • California’s Highway 1 – a Roadtrip Tale

    Broad beaches lined with high palm trees in front of a hilly landscape, the curvy roads of Highway 1 winding round steep mountains. Below just the roaring sea. Hollywood. Skaters and Surfers, Wine and Sun. Always sun in California. Those are the images that most people summon when thinking about California and to be blunt: that’s exactly it. Road tripping on Highway 1 from Los Angeles to San Francisco – or the other way around – is certainly not one of those itineraries that got super hyped and when you are following the path you can’t help but thinking that it´s just not thaaat great after all .. The Pacific Coast Highway 1 IS that…

  • California’s Shark Fin Cove and other encounters

    After days of driving north, our minds are filled up with impressions and memories. The numbers on the green road signs are getting smaller. It’s only only a 90min ride to our last destination, San Francisco. We are silently making our inner farewells to Highway 1 and all the beauty it offers, excited for the final adventure that lays ahead of us. During those last miles on the pacific coastal route, we are frequently seeing cars parking on the side of the road. Wondering what their passengers are up to, we are letting quite some occasions pass until we finally pull over. Curious whats hidden down there by the cliffs. We are approaching the crag…