4 Days in Reykjavik

The capital of Iceland is not a large city, but we found that even 4 days in Reykjavik was not quite enough to explore all it has to offer. Reykjavík is the northern most capital city in the world, and with a population of 120,000 it is actually pretty large. We used our time in Reykjavík to explore the city, as well has places short distances from it. Stay Like other Scandinavian countries, Iceland is Read More …

Hoover Dam

  30 miles from the heart of Las Vegas lies the Hoover Dam. It is situated on Lake Mead, the largest reservoir (per volume) in the United States. When the Reservoir is full, at it’s deepest it can reach up to 1,200 feet deep which is just astonishing! I was surprised to see advertisements for scuba diving lessons on the drive to Hoover Dam but apparently it is a common activity, you can expect to Read More …

Las Vegas, Part II

It’s been awhile since I last blogged. Honestly, I had some post-trip blues. Every time I did something part of my of my daily life I would get this achy feeling in my soul, thinking, “I would rather be traveling.”  After the post-trip blues resolved I discovered that my PC with all my pictures on it from the trip had crashed. We finally got around to having it fixed, so here I am! Las Vegas, Read More …

Las Vegas- Part I

I had never been the type of girl who dreamt about going to Las Vegas. In fact, we decided to go to Vegas, more or less, because it was on our route anyways. I noticed though that as we got closer the excitement grew. After sleeping in cheap hotels, on a cot in a church and dorm-style bunkbeds I was looking forward to a little luxury (i.e. a real bathroom in the same room as Read More …