Iceland: Floating Along at the Blue Lagoon

Before going to Iceland, I felt like everything I read about the Blue Lagoon was wildly across the map. There were a chorus of people calling it overrated, saying that if you wanted an authentic geothermal spa experience, you should head elsewhere. Then there were others, people who said, yeah, okay, it’s touristy, but it’s … More Iceland: Floating Along at the Blue Lagoon

Reykjavík: Colorful Streets, Striking Cathedrals, and Never-Ending Days

I wasn’t sure what to expect from Reykjavík. Truth be told, I went to Iceland for all the other stuff – to float in the Blue Lagoon, to explore waterfalls and glaciers and geysers, to see the famous Icelandic ponies. I didn’t necessarily go for the city aspect of it. So, it was a pleasant … More Reykjavík: Colorful Streets, Striking Cathedrals, and Never-Ending Days

New York: A Trip Down the Rabbit Hole at the Mad Hatter G&T Party

The thing about New York is that there’s always something weird and random you can do. Like, say you and your friend wanted to go to a far flung corner of Brooklyn, board a double decker bus, and make cocktails with people dressed as various Alice in Wonderland characters. Well? It turns out that is totally … More New York: A Trip Down the Rabbit Hole at the Mad Hatter G&T Party

Paris: In Celebration of Culinary Favorites, Old and New

When I plan a trip to Paris, I don’t start with sightseeing. Nope, food comes first: what new restaurants am I dying to try? What restaurants have I been wanting to check out for a while now but have never quite had time to visit on previous trips? And what old favorites do I need … More Paris: In Celebration of Culinary Favorites, Old and New