View from the black sand beach in Vik, Iceland

Your Perfect Six-Day Southern Iceland Itinerary

Driving the full Ring Road may be the ultimate Iceland vacation itinerary, but if you’re short on time, you can still experience plenty of spectacular scenery in the southern part of the country. Day One: Reykjavik Start your trip in Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital city. It’s pretty small compared to other capitals, but that makes it … Continue reading Your Perfect Six-Day Southern Iceland Itinerary

Hot Springs National Park

Making the Most of a Brief Stop in Hot Springs, Arkansas

One of my recent work trips took me to Hot Springs, Arkansas. I’d been to Arkansas before, but only for about 20 minutes. We were close by on a family vacation years ago and took a short detour just long enough to take some pictures and grab drinks at a gas station just to cross … Continue reading Making the Most of a Brief Stop in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan

10 Reasons to Visit Joe Louis Arena Before it Closes Forever

If you’re a hockey fan, you’ve probably heard that the Red Wings are playing their final season at Joe Louis Arena, their home since 1979. While the building has never been known as a model of luxury, it’s well-worth a trip to say goodbye. There aren't many games left, so if you haven't already bought … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Joe Louis Arena Before it Closes Forever