Category Archives: Travel

My Eastern Destination

I enjoy planning a vacation almost as much as being on one. You start with a blank page and ultimately arrive at a milestone where you have all airfare, accommodation and top attractions identified. You research so much about the cities, tourist do’s and don’ts, and outdoor activities that you feel you could be an… Read More »

My New Zealand Experience

In October 2014 Jenna and I spent 22 days travelling the North and South Island of New Zealand. This was a trip I had been anticipating for eight years and over that time my expectations for the country grew exponentially. Thankfully the country met and exceeded every hope I had for it. For three weeks… Read More »

My Local Southern Comfort

After yearly trips to foreign locales and enjoying what other countries have to offer we did something different with our vacation this year. We left our passports behind and became tourists in our own backyard. Our vacation consisted of borrowing Dad’s truck and camper and hit the road in late June to spend 11 days… Read More »

My Iceland Trip: Details

Our trip to Iceland requires many blog posts (1, 2, 3, 4). We drove the country, saw a lot of amazing sights, but this post is dedicated to the incidentals. The details that you need to be aware of when you’re in a foreign country and being prepared for the differences. I spent hours searching… Read More »

My Iceland Trip: The Final Third

And so begins the conclusion of our Iceland trip, which takes us out of the Westfjords and back to Reykjavik. For the previous updates you can read about Day 1 through Day 5 here and Day 6 through Day 10 here. Day 11 / May 26 With a full stomach from breakfast we prepared for… Read More »