A Day in Kirkjubæjarklaustur Iceland

Kirkjubæjarklaustur was similar to some of the other larger villages we passed on our drive along Iceland’s South coast. The village was small, simple, and beautiful. There are only a few roads in the village, a school, church, gas station, grocery store, and great visitors center and museum. There is some great hiking in Kirkjubæjarklaustur and … More A Day in Kirkjubæjarklaustur Iceland

New Instagram Photo Series – Ireland & Scotland

If you followed along with my last special Instagram photo series you know that my parents are amazing world travelers! They have been spending their retirement traveling around the world on amazing trips to far away places. Their adventures are a huge inspiration for me to get out and explore the world! This time they are … More New Instagram Photo Series – Ireland & Scotland

Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon | Fjallsárlón Glacial Lagoon | Diamond Beach | Iceland

Iceland is the land of fire and ice, and if you want to see some ice Jökulsárlón and Fjallsárlón Glacial Lagoons are the place to go! These lagoons are both created by outlets of Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier. They are right off the Ring Road and a can’t miss destination in Iceland! Huge chunks of ice break off … More Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon | Fjallsárlón Glacial Lagoon | Diamond Beach | Iceland

Hiking to the Hot Springs – Reykjadalur (Steam Valley) Iceland

Iceland is known for its amazing water! Pure cold running streams filtered by glaciers and steaming hot springs fueled by the abundance of geothermal activity in the country. There are many options for hot springs near Reykjavik. Some of these hot springs are very well known such as the Blue Lagoon. However popular springs like this are crowded, … More Hiking to the Hot Springs – Reykjadalur (Steam Valley) Iceland

Everything I Learned My First Time Backpacking

My husband and I LOVE camping! It is such a fun and easy way to have a spontaneous mini weekend vacation. Relaxing in nature, beautiful hikes with the dogs, and toasted marshmallows! What could be better? Unfortunately with Denver now becoming the fastest growing city in the country the population growth in Colorado has extended … More Everything I Learned My First Time Backpacking