A return to Iceland in the summer brings us around the full island to treasures of the north, including Myvatn and Dettifoss, as well as the fabled Jokulsarlon.
Castle-chasing, Skyfall-re-enacting, Whiskey-sipping, and Falcon-hunting through dreamy Scottish Highlands.
A President’s Day exploration of Stockholm, its magical metro station art, fantastic New Nordic cuisine, and quirky museums.
A journey through 8 cities and 4 countries in a week – through a magical land of black forests and castles and beer gardens.
Barcelona/Madrid/Consuegra/Cordoba/Seville/Marbella/Granada, Spain. Gibraltar, British Overseas Territories. [November 2015] Spain, especially as one delves deeper south into its Andalusian soul, is hard to sum up in words. In 8… Read more “Iberian Sights”
Lisbon, Portugal. [November 2013] Lisbon is old-world: everything from the beaten cobblestone walks traversing Alfama to the even-slower-than-usual-European pace of life tells you so. On an outlook… Read more “[Flashback] Lisbon There, Done That”
Reykjavik, Iceland. Our final half-day wraps up with the uncanny side of Iceland. The day starts off normally with a hearty breakfast and hotel check-out. A brief… Read more “Kinky and Stinky”
Blue Lagoon (Bláa lónið), Iceland. Today celebrates relaxation, especially when juxtaposed against three days of action-packed adventures covering a quarter of Iceland’s surface area. It is a… Read more “True Blue”
Golden Circle, Iceland. We finally give in to the “tourist route” and join (a sparing few) coach buses to the Golden Circle, which touches the famous sights of… Read more “Vanilla Ice”
Southern Coast, Iceland. I was a bit unsure about driving all the way to Vik, the southernmost tip of Iceland, from Reykjavik in our dinky Nissan Micra… Read more “Chasing colors”