St. Augustine, Florida was founded in 1565 by Spanish settlers, making it the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in the continental United States. Known as the nation's Oldest City (as well as the Ancient City), this small town has more than enough to keep visitors occupied for an . . .
Despite the fact that Banff National Park is only a 1.5 hour flight and 2-hour car ride away from the Seattle airport, I've never been for a visit. A few weeks ago, I had a chance to visit Banff National Park, thanks to Banff and Lake Louise Tourism. I was fortunate to visit during the Banff . . .
How Much Does an Iceland Trip Cost? Thanks to Icelandair and WOW Air, it's usually pretty cheap to fly to Iceland. Once you land, you'll see prices that will make you scratch your head and question reality. Hotels, gas and food are all much more expensive than you're accustomed to back home, so . . .
Two-Week Iceland Itinerary In late June/early July 2018, my husband and I went on a two-week road trip in Iceland, covering the Golden Circle, highlands, South Coast and the glacier lagoon. While we could've driven around the entire country on the Ring Road in two weeks, we opted to do less driving . . .
I spent two weeks in Iceland at the end of June and beginning of July, visiting areas like the Golden Circle, Kerlingarfjöll, Landmannalaugar, Háifoss, Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss, Vik, Westmann Islands and Jökulsárlón. The diversity of scenery was incredible and I look forward to making a return . . .
When I was a kid, I was obsessed with National Geographic (and I still am), and I would wait anxiously for my new issue to arrive each month. As I flipped through the glossy magazine, I was forming my future travel list: Isle of Skye, Scotland (check), Bhutan (check), Ireland (check) and Iceland. I . . .
If you've looked seen any Instagram photos from Iceland, you've probably come across the ruins of an abandoned plane on black sand. The plane belonged to the United States Navy and when it crashed on the black sand beach in 1973, the crew was able to get out and they survived. Turns out the pilot . . .
Imagine this: You've saved up for your dream vacation to Europe for months. You spent weeks before your big trip daydreaming about that romantic gondola ride for two around the Venetian canals. Instead, your overpriced gondola gets stuck in a traffic jam next to other tourists who decide to play . . .