As the starting location for our round-the-world trip, we did a lot of research on Iceland, reading guidebooks, blog posts and Iceland’s tourism webpages. Many personal accounts told the same story: Iceland is beautiful, filled with natural wonders and untouched by the corporations that line American streets. An arctic paradise. But we read warnings too: Read Post
From America to Europe, Africa, India, Southeast Asia, and beyond, posts here provide a glimpse into specific cities, countries and the adventures you can have while there.
Iceland is a majestic country with dramatically changing landscape. This photo essay examines how even though the scenery varies, there are certain attributes that remain constant throughout: the purple (and controversial) Alaskan lupine; moss; lava rocks; yellow poppies; glaciers and ice patches; and fields of green. Here is an up-close glimpse into the Land of Fire and Read Post
I thought I would dread the drive to Keflavík airport. The familiar “it’s over” feeling would hit and I’d wistfully stare out the Nissan Qashqai window at the lava rocks lining the road. This was the typical end-of-vacation sadness I was accustomed to. But everything is different now. We have neither a job nor home to return to. Read Post
We were cruising around Ring Road when I swear I saw a Banksy. So I did the most logical thing, I slammed on the brakes and turned around. Here is what we saw. You tell me. Banksy or really good Fakesy? It’s just subversive enough where I think it is real (The Metropolis logo from Read Post
With Lonely Planet in your bag and a 24- or 48-hour tour bus ticket, you’re determined to see all and do all in DC. A day pass on the Metro might be cheaper than a tour bus ticket, but then you’ll be underground and not learning your way around the city. Opt for the tour. Read Post