Jamaica Vacation 2017 and Safety in Jamaica

My boyfriend and I recently took a trip to Jamaica (April 11-April 16) and for the most part it was absolutely wonderful, but there are some things that I have learned and want to share beyond my normal travel tips and reviews, but let us begin with the positive. We booked our airport to hotel […]

Milford Sound, New Zealand

Before embarking on a month long journey to Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji in the summer for 2016 (June-July) via the Collette tour company, I expected to be captivated by the Great Barrier Reef, which I was. However, I naively did not expect that I would absolutely fall in love with the south island of […]

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 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 […]

Iceland Adventure Day 2

Grad school and “real life” have prevented me from fully processing my Iceland adventure as of late… Anyway, on day two of our adventure my friend and I woke early to eat breakfast with our new friend Petula. I was surprised to see warm beans served at breakfast as well as some assorted cold meat […]