Area Sparknotes

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 you are driving away from […]

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 […]