Iceland is full of natural beauty, with landscapes that will take your breath away, but one of the highlights of any trip there is a chance to see the adorable Icelandic horses up close. They're thoroughly adorable, and should not be missed. These small horses – not ponies – were brought to the island centuries … Continue reading The Best Spot to Ride Icelandic Horses
If you're planning a trip to Iceland, odds are you've seen pictures of the most famous waterfalls. You'll be able to recognize Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss, and Skógafoss on sight. Far too many visitors overlook the “secret” waterfall, Gljúfrabúi aka Gljúfrafoss on their visit, though. You may have heard the phrase, "don't go chasing waterfalls" before, but … Continue reading Discovering Gljúfrabúi – Iceland’s Secret Waterfall
Due to limited vacation time and a desire to see pretty much everything in the world, I tend to do whirlwind trips with itineraries carefully crafted to maximize every second of the day. Here's the ideal itinerary for covering the best of Paris in only three days. If you're planning on spending a whole day … Continue reading 3-Day Paris Power Itinerary
When we were planning our trip to Iceland, one of the places that caught my eye the most was Jökulsárlón, especially when I found out that it was a stepping off point for a lot of ice cave tours. It was a little out of the way for us – we hadn't been planning on … Continue reading Snowmobiling and Caving in the Vatnajökull Glacier
This week I had a very exciting opportunity to contribute a guest post at The Wednesday Edit, a wide-ranging blog with travel, fashion, and lifestyle tips. I wrote about attractions, dining, and day trips in Iceland's capital city, Reyjkavik. Check out my post here, and spend some time exploring all that The Wednesday Edit has … Continue reading Reykjavik City Guide
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
Opinions on the value of city passes vary widely, with some people viewing them as tourist scams and others seeing them as huge savings. When I was planning my visit to Paris, I did a lot of research into the options available and decided against the city passes I saw offered and instead bought just … Continue reading Should You Buy A Paris Museum Pass?
A cruise on the Seine River is a wonderful introduction to all that Paris has to offer.
Going to Paris was an experience I’d been dreaming of for my whole life. Of course, I don’t recall ever meeting someone who didn’t at least like the idea of visiting Paris at some point. Needless to say, I was bouncing in my seat on the RER train we took from Marne-la-Vallee (Disneyland’s stop) as … Continue reading The Best Time to Visit the Eiffel Tower
As a kid who grew up roadtripping to Disney World almost every year and a former Cast Member, it's long been a dream of mine to visit all of the Disney parks worldwide. I recently got to check Disneyland Park off of my list, putting me halfway to this goal. Here are my thoughts. It Knows … Continue reading Disneyland Paris – Disneyland Park