Day 1 • South West Iceland

Dubbed the Land of Fire and Ice, Iceland is a unique destination to visit.

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My Bucket List: Life’s Ultimate To-do List

Many people have a desire to see the world or have a particular destination they one day dream of visiting? There is nothing more exciting than crossing that dream vacation off your list or completing something daring. What’s on your bucket list? If photo ops with the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Island hopping in Greece…

156. Visit Every Country in the World

Bucket List STATUS: In Progress (32/196) Albania (2008) The Bahamas (2008 & 2015) Belgium (2009) Belize (2011 & 2013) Bosnia I Herzegovina (2008) Cambodia (2007) Canada (1989) Costa Rica (2015) Croatia (2008) Estonia (2009) France (2007) Greece (2008) Iceland (2009 & 2015) Jamaica (2002) Kosovo (2008) Latvia (2009) Lithuania (2009) Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia…

New York, We Meet Again

Spending the day in New York City as we plan to take a bus to Boston and then board our plane to Reykjavik. Gabe shares with me past experiences as a teenager in the city with his father, as I share with him my love for the city. Walking around aimlessly, biking to lower Manhattan,…

Belizean Circus

The lights of the circus tent off in the distance begin to build a little excitement for that inner child in me. Circo Ponce: Circo Grande Famoso; a spectacle to see in the small town of Belmopan as trailers housing lions, tigers and camels drive through this capital city. The talk of the town and…

Belize it or Not…Abroad again!

I find it interesting as I stare out into the world from this airplane window how the blue waters of the Caribbean merge into one with the sky easily distorting our concept of where exactly these two worlds collide. Billowing clouds are strewn about in the distance; flashbacks of childhood memories fill my mind as…

Day 1: Mollepata to Soraypampa

The sun is rising over the mountains surrounding Cusco as we ascend to the top of the valley on our way to Mollepata. We all sit patiently in the bus ride as most are half asleep and I stare out the window thinking about what the coming days will bring and how beautiful the country…

Cusco: Historic Capital of the Inca Empire

Across Cuba, along the coast of Jamaica through Panama and down the coast of South America until our next destination; Lima.  Early morning hours we arrive a little before 5am; forms to fill out, customs agents, and passport stamps, baggage claim and before the sun has awaken we step out into the Peruvian air.   Peruvian…

“World’s Most Northern Capital” ~ Reykjavik

Thursday: 7 May 2009 Upon my arrival at Keflavik International Airport at 6:30 am, I met up with Sara Maynard who is also visiting Iceland and is from Berkley, California who happened to be arriving at the same time as myself on a plane departing from Boston, Massachusetts versus my flight that arrived from New…