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Iceland – Winter Driving

Iceland – Winter Driving

This post is for those of you who are worried about going to Iceland during the winter due to driving conditions. Now winter in Iceland is not a joking matter, but visiting Iceland during winter is absolutely magical and driving should not scare you. At […]

Iceland – Geysir, is it worth it?

Iceland – Geysir, is it worth it?

This should be a short, but explosive post about visiting Geysir (you see what I did there?). I am solely focusing on Geysir, so if you are planning a visit and you are not going on a tour, you may be asking yourself: Is it […]

Iceland – Southeastern Coast Drive

Iceland – Southeastern Coast Drive

When traveling to Iceland in winter, one main attraction is to drive the ring road along the southeastern coast or at least a portion of it to see gorgeous waterfalls on one side and the ocean with black sand beaches on the other. The southeastern […]

Iceland – To do in Akureyri

Iceland – To do in Akureyri

Akureyri is the second biggest city in Iceland and located in the center of the northern coastline. I am here to make the case for visiting Akureyri in winter and what you can do there. The biggest reason for visiting is that it gets you away […]

New Zealand – Vegan Eats!

New Zealand – Vegan Eats!

Let’s start by telling you some basics for ordering food in the beautiful land of Kiwis: Kiwi – refers to a bird or a person from New Zealand Kiwifruit – refers to the little oval fruits which are delicious when cut in half and eaten […]

New Zealand -Waitomo Glowworm Caves

New Zealand -Waitomo Glowworm Caves

At a Glance: Rating: 4 Stars, would do it again in a heartbeat Duration: 3-4 hours Cost: $75 Location: Waitomo Restrooms: Nature style, one port-a-potty out there too Highlights: Insanely beautiful and magical (unicorn status) Not strenuous / physically demanding Recommendations: Book in advance Comfy […]

New Zealand – Hobbiton / Matamata

New Zealand – Hobbiton / Matamata

At a Glance: Rating: 5 Stars, would do it again in a heartbeat Duration: 2-3 hours Cost: $70 for tour (includes 1 drink at the Green Dragon) Location: Matamata Restrooms: Available at the start and end The story is that Peter Jackson was flying a […]

Alaska – Explore Seward

Alaska – Explore Seward

Seward is a delightful small town at the top of Resurrection Bay. It’s about 2.5 hours outside of Anchorage and its pronunciation is not sexy (not SEEward, it’s SEWard (ew sound, like in sewage)). But do not let the pronunciation or distance stop you, the […]

Alaska – Lost Lake Hike

Alaska – Lost Lake Hike

It was a gorgeous clear day, what we thought would be perfect for flightseeing. But we were soon reminded that no clouds means wind. And too much wind means no flightseeing! I was bummed, but we regrouped and ended up back at Adventure 60 North […]

Alaska – Tonsina Point Hike

Alaska – Tonsina Point Hike

The Tonsina Point Hike, just south of Seward is a delightful little hike to uninhabited points of Alaska. The hike leads to a secluded black sand beach. Beyond the Tonsina Point Hike, you can reach Caines Head State Recreation Area. Highly recommend this hike on […]