I have to admit I haven't always been a fan of solo travel, thinking it may be boring, too expensive and even not so safe. However, I was curious to try at least once before to judge. So, last summer, I organised my first solo trip: a 7-day road trip through Northern California just by myself. It was mindblowing!
My road trip ended in Berkeley, the flower power centre of the 60s and home of the prestigious University of California Berkeley. Berkeley is just an hour and a half drive from Sacramento, and it is reachable in 15 minutes drive, or in few minutes by public transport, from San Francisco. Having just a few… Continue reading Few hours in Berkeley
During my 7-day road trip in northern California, I planned to spend one night in Sacramento. This city is the capital city of the state of California, so I thought it deserves at least few hours of my time, and I was totally right! The city welcomed me with sunset colours between skyscrapers, which are visible… Continue reading Few hours in Sacramento
Clicca qui per la versione in Italiano Are you planning your road trip through northern California? Yosemite is a must! Next stop? Lake Tahoe! The drive from Yosemite National Park to Lake Tahoe South offers stunning views over beautiful mountains and astonishing lakes. There are several drives to get to Lake Tahoe from Yosemite. I decided… Continue reading From Yosemite National Park to Lake Tahoe
The activities I can suggest you doing in two days at Yosemite are: 1. Top of Yosemite Falls Trail 2. Vernal Fall and Nevada Fall Trails 3. Lower Yosemite Fall Trail 4. Tuolumne Grove Trail 5. Glacier Point
I know what you are thinking, Yosemite National Park is huge, what can you possibly see in two days? I think you can still see a lot if you know how to manage your time.
Turo is a car rental service, which works like AirBnb works for houses. Basically, you book a car online from other Turo users, and then go pick it up or have it delivered to you. Easy peasy (lemon squeezy). I used it last summer to rent this beautiful Toyota Yaris to do a 4-days road trip in… Continue reading 6 tips to rent a car on TURO
I was in San Francisco for the first time last summer for a conference. I was really excited at the idea to get to know this city, but I also knew that the time available to do it was quite limited because of my busy working schedule.