Chasing the Northern Lights in Iceland

Chasing the Northern Lights in Iceland

There were 3 things I wanted to do on this trip to Iceland: Visit the Solheimasandur plane crash, pet some Icelandic horses and see the Northern Lights. I'm happy to say that I was able to accomplish all three of these things and the Northern Lights were definitely high on my list!

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How to Get to the Solheimasandur Plane Crash in Iceland

How to Get to the Solheimasandur Plane Crash in Iceland

The Sólheimasandur plane wreckage is a famous site in Iceland where a plane crashed in November 1973. The US Navy airplane - a Douglas Super DC-3 - was forced to crash land on Sólheimasandur beach. The crew all survived the impact, but the plane was abandoned and still lies there after 4 decades.

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Favorite Travel Item: Betabrand's Red-Eye Wrap

Favorite Travel Item: Betabrand's Red-Eye Wrap

Betabrand is my new favorite online clothing store. Not only because they have stylish looking clothes, but because it’s comfortable and a lot of designs are tailored for travelers. My current favorite item is the Red-Eye Wrap. I love it so much that I pretty much wear it everyday now.

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36 Hours in San Antonio

36 Hours in San Antonio

I recently visited San Antonio to meet up with some old high school friends. This city is full of history and I had no idea! San Antonio has structures that date as far back as the early 1700s and they have a great mixture of modern architecture mixed with the old. There's tons of cute restaurants along the beautiful Riverwalk and everyone is super friendly and went out of their way to help others.

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Colorado | Estes Park & the Rocky Mountains

Colorado | Estes Park & the Rocky Mountains

We made a trip to Estes Park, Colorado for Labor Day weekend and had the most amazing time there. We were there for 4 days and made sure we saw every sunrise and sunset. We even stayed up a little later in the night for some stargazing and it was the most incredible view we’ve ever experienced!

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A Guide to Exploring Sacramento

A Guide to Exploring Sacramento

What's there to do in Sacramento? Plenty! If you haven't visited California's state capitol, you must. The park is beautiful, the building is magnificent, and the tour is fun and informative. After you're done visiting the capitol, enjoy lots of great food like Lowbrau, The Mill and Fox and Goose.

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5 Things You May Not Know About Your Passport

5 Things You May Not Know About Your Passport

We've both had our passports before we could walk or talk and have never encountered any issues with them. Recently, a friend of ours was denied entry to her destination because her passport was going to expire. That's right, it wasn't expired, yet she wasn't allowed in the country. We had no idea that such rules existed in some countries. So we were curious to see if there were other rules out there that we weren't aware of.

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Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas New Year’s Cruise

Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas New Year’s Cruise

I absolutely LOVE cruises and try to get on one any chance I get. It’s always the most relaxing vacations for me since I’m free of the computer and phone. My schedule is pretty hectic on all my other trips since I want to explore everything, so by the time I get back home, I feel like I need another vacation. Cruises are different. I can truly relax and enjoy reading a book instead of being glued to my phone.

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