Amazon’s Top 10 Bestselling Travel Books – December 2016

As a full time attorney, I spend my days reading contracts and legal documents, so my idea of a relaxing evening does not consist of reading. However, the one time I do get through my reading lists is when I travel. Long flights are the best time for me to get through a good book, especially Read More …

Complete Guide to the Faroe Islands (With Full Itinerary)

If you’ve been following along in our Faroe Islands series, then you know that we spent our Thanksgiving in the Faroe Islands and have been posting non-stop about it since. This is our third and final post on the Faroe Islands, and it also contains a full itinerary of our time there. We visited Iceland for Read More …

Exploring Klaksvik and the Northern Islands

We arrived in Klaksvik on the second day (first for me due to my flight delay) of our Faroe Islands adventure. Klaksvik is the second-largest city in the Faroe Islands located on the island Borðoy, but keep in mind that all 18 islands of the Faroe Islands have less than 50,000 people, so the second largest city is Read More …

Exploring Vágar: Waterfalls, Black Sand Beaches, Lake Sørvágsvatn

The Faroe Islands are a group of 18 islands located between Iceland and Norway in the North Atlantic Ocean. The Islands are part of the Kingdom of Denmark and are particularly attractive to hikers and bird watchers. We had the opportunity to explore six out of the 18 islands during our three-day trip to the Faroes, Read More …

33 Practical Gift Ideas for Travelers

In the United States, after we stuff our stomachs with turkey on Thanksgiving, we embark on a mission to empty our wallets in true consumerism fashion. As Americans gear up for “Black Friday,” the unofficial start of Christmas shopping, stores across the country are posting steep discounts, and this includes online stores as well. While I Read More …

5 Reasons Why We Love Off-Season Travel

Not everyone thinks “Iceland” when they think winter travel. Except my family. Last winter, we traveled to Iceland and are officially hooked on off-season travel. So much so that we have planned another cold-weather trip this winter to the Faroe Islands. While our reasons for traveling off-season may apply to traveling to both warm and Read More …

Hiking Buarbreen: A Journey to the Glaciers

Norway is home to some of the best hikes, and Buarbreen is no exception. During our three days in Odda, a municipality in the fjords of western Norway, we discovered this hike that leads up to the Folgefonna glacier field. Although we were unable to reach the actual glaciers because we didn’t have the proper Read More …

How I Traveled Scandinavia For Six Days With Less Than $1000

In November 2015, I spent six days traveling solo through Scandinavia to three capital cities and spent a total of USD $883.39, including all airfare, accommodations, museums, food/drinks, and shopping. I did not create a budget for this trip beforehand as it was a last minute trip that I knew I wanted to take regardless of cost. I Read More …