Category: Travel Stories

Travel stories & ideas for adventures near and far – road trips, weekend getaways, budget trips and epic vacations.


East Iceland to Westfjords Road Trip Recap

East Iceland to Westfjords Road Trip Recap

After 4 days of running all around South Iceland, we were happy to take a more leisurely pace for our East Iceland and Westfjords road trip portion, while we enjoyed the sights along the way! There are so many unique things to do and places to see... Read more
Myvatn & Akureyri: The Best of North Iceland

Myvatn & Akureyri: The Best of North Iceland

After not one but two trips to Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon (because we just couldn't bear to cut our time there short), we started on our way back to East Iceland. We had plans to grab lunch in the cute, little fishing town of Höfn before exploring the Lake Myvatn... Read more
4 Days in South Iceland Road Trip Recap

4 Days in South Iceland Road Trip Recap

The entire island of Iceland is insanely gorgeous. But there is something extra special about South Iceland. Maybe because it is jam-packed with beauty at every turn. Or maybe because there is such a variety of unique experiences to be had. Either way, we could have... Read more
5 Tips for an Unforgettable Hot Air Balloon Experience

5 Tips for an Unforgettable Hot Air Balloon Experience

Are you thinking about taking your first hot air balloon ride? As a surprise for his 30th birthday, I took Buddy on a hot air balloon experience for the first time and it was amazing. We got there at the crack of dawn excited for a new adventure, and somewhat unsure... Read more