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

Sunrise over Gold Beach in Arromanches-les-Bains

Why Any History Buff Needs to Visit Arromanches-les-Bains

Our first stop along the coast was a beach town called Arromanches-les-Bains, near what was code named Gold Beach. We had some trouble finding our hotel – Hotel de la Marine – because it turned out to be off of a pedestrian only zone which greatly confused our GPS. We ended up dropping my brother … Continue reading Why Any History Buff Needs to Visit Arromanches-les-Bains