Belizean Adventure and Turneffe Island Resort

I have been multiple places in Belize, but nothing has compared to the amazing and breathtaking experiences I have had at Turneffe Island Resort. It takes about an hour and a half by boat ride to get to the island from the mainland, but it is entirely worth it to stay out near the amazing [...]

My Favorite Day in Iceland: Mind the Waves

This was by far my most favorite day in Iceland, though all of my time spent there was absolutely amazing. This day, however, stands out as particularly beautiful and surreal. Above you see the blacksand beach where glacial icebergs wash up. The Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon [below] was absolutely breathtaking. The glacial icebergs had an etheral glow [...]

Icelandic Adventure: The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa in Reykjavik, Iceland and is definitely worth a visit. Being used to less extreme climates, I was surprised that I could comfortably swim around outside in 0 degrees Celsius. Silica mud is available throughout the lagoon so you can give yourself a relaxing mud mask. Believe me, it [...]

Icelandic Adventure Day 5

For breakfast I tried some Vegemite from our Australian friend, Petula. She knows how to make Vegemite sandwiches just right. There was a thin layer of Vegemite, cheese, and meat. It wasn't too salty and I felt super cool getting to try something that is such a staple in other parts of the world. Additionally [...]

Icelandic Adventure Day 4

Due to seeing the spectacular lights at 2 am, I didn't get much sleep. I slept on the bus a little bit, but was conscious enough to pick up some more awesome bits of information on Iceland. If Icelandic horses leave Iceland, they can't come back. They truly want to keep the breed pure and [...]

Iceland Adventure Day 3

This morning I went to get myself some hot tea and noticed sugar cubes wrapped in thin paper. I was so exhausted from traveling, jet lag, and getting up early that I forgot my anxiety and made a comment about how cute they were next to the hot water. A woman with an English accent [...]