Category Archives: ON TRAVEL

my adventures on the road

Hiking in the Mountains of Idyllwild

Idyllwild was a short weekend trip with a lot of fun things we did. One of the nice things we did is a hike in the surrounding mountains of the little mountain resort. We hiked on one of the most … Continue reading

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A Relaxing Weekend in Idyllwild

Idyllwild is a little mountain village in the San Jacinto Mountains, east to Los Angeles. The southern California mountain resort lies one mile in altitude. There are some rock formations that are very popular for rock climbing. It’s a whole … Continue reading

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Peeking into Backyards on a Garden Tour in San Diego

I am such a lucky girl – I have been again in San Diego when they do the Clairemont Garden Tour on the first Saturday in May. This time there were just 10 gardens or yards to visit, two of … Continue reading

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Sleeping in Idyllwild

The last weeks, months, have been crazy and insanely busy. So when the last weekend of April arrived I was so excited to go away for a couple of days. Together with friends we had booked into an airb&b in … Continue reading

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My Favorite Flower: The Rose-like Ranunculus

On of my absolute favorite garden flowers are Ranunculus, in particular the variation of Ranunculus Asiaticus. That wonderful rose-like full flowers that bloom in spring nearly in every garden in Europe and are a great addition in cottage gardens. I … Continue reading

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