Category Archives: Travel

My Eastern Destination

By | October 31, 2019

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

By | April 11, 2016

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

By | October 14, 2013

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

By | October 28, 2012

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

By | October 27, 2012

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 »

My Iceland Trip: The Middle Third

By | October 23, 2012

Our trip recap of Iceland picks up where the first one left off and will cover the next five days of our stay in Iceland. Day 6 / May 21 We bid farewell to the east coast and went toward Egilsstaðir. The scenery constantly changed and through green and lively lands we entered barren mountains… Read More »

My Iceland Trip: The First Third

By | August 26, 2012

Our trip to Iceland has come and gone and I have struggled with how to write a recap of the trip. This post has been written and re-written. There is no way to describe each day in Iceland without a thousand word post to accompany it, let alone trying to write up two weeks of… Read More »

My Iceland Trip: The Essentials

By | June 9, 2012

In May Jenna and I went to Iceland and travelled the countryside by car. I have been anticipating this trip for a year and a half and it was everything I imagined and then some. Why Iceland? In October 2010 there was a medical emergency on our return flight from England that forced us to… Read More »