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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 – 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, we thought would be perfect for flightseeing. But without the clouds, the wind picked up and made it impossible to flightsee. I was bummed, but we regrouped and ended up back at Adventure 60 North for recommendations. Adventure 60 […]

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 […]

Alaska – Skiing Alyeska

Alaska – Skiing Alyeska

For me, the Alyeska Ski Area was a challenging, but phenomenal part of our trip to Alaska. If you are like me and are only able to ski 1 – 2 times a year or less, this might be a challenging ski area. If you […]

Costa Rica – Kayaking to Isla Chora

Costa Rica – Kayaking to Isla Chora

Have you ever wanted to visit a private island? Well, if you are staying near Playa Samara, you can kayak to the uninhabited Isla Chora. With a sandy beach and snorkeling off its shores, kayaking to Isla Chora is a unique adventure activity that all […]

Costa Rica – Rio Celeste Hike

Costa Rica – Rio Celeste Hike

When I saw images of Rio Celeste online, while researching Costa Rica, I was blown away by the color. Yes, it was a bit out of the way, but look at it!! It was on the “maybe” list for a long time until Rebecca found […]