Photo Essay: Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon Zodiac Boat Tour

Experience the stunning landscape of the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon on a Zodiac boat tour. Jökulsárlón is one of the greatest natural wonders of Iceland. You really can’t miss it, even from the road. As we approached Jokulsarlon on the Ring Road, we were immediately in awe of the massive icebergs floating down the glacial lake. These huge ice blocks break … Read More

South Coast Iceland in a Day – Self Drive Travel Guide

South Coast of Iceland. Truly spectacular. On our two week road trip around Iceland, we spent a day driving the south coast of Iceland. There are many points of interest to discover throughout the day. We traveled to Iceland from the end of May until mid-June. This was a great time of year to visit. The weather was lovely and … Read More

Golden Circle Self Drive Tour Iceland

Why book a tour when you can do it on your own? Visit Iceland’s Golden Circle at your own pace on this self drive tour. The Golden Circle is a famous driving route in Iceland. It’s popular because it’s so close to Reykjavik. Even if you’re only spending a short amount of time there, I highly recommend that you get … Read More

The Best Outdoor Activities in Milwaukee

Explore the spectacular outdoors within the great city of Milwaukee. When I travel, I like to spend as much time outdoors as possible. It’s not to say that I don’t enjoy indoor attractions and activities. But, especially when the weather is warm, get outside to enjoy those beautiful, natural spaces in a city. As it turns out, Milwaukee is full … Read More

Kenya Video Diary: My Volunteer Travel Experiences

While I’ve written fairly extensively about my volunteer trip to Kenya, sometimes pictures and video can tell a much better story. This is my Kenya video diary. It’s a collection of my experiences volunteering at Soysambu Wildlife Conservancy. I traveled to Kenya to help animals and see a small portion of this beautiful country. I recognize now, more than ever, … Read More

Searching for Lions: A Kenya Night Safari

SQQQQUUUUEEEEAAALLLLLL!!!!! It was one of those moments. The kind where you think to yourself, “I did not expect to end up here at the start of the day.” I had a lot of those moments in Kenya. And now, the screams of shrieking pigs were infiltrating my eardrums. We spent the afternoon at the Soysambu Conservancy Raptor Centre. Our small … Read More

My Near Death Experience in Kenya

An experience of a lifetime that nearly cost me my life. I was living and volunteering in the Great Rift Valley, the cradle of humankind. Though our species originated and evolved here, I was reminded that life is savage. Life is fragile. Life is wild. One of our duties at Soysambu Conservancy was to fix one of the hides. A … Read More

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