Amsterdam Canal Cocktail Cruise at Sunset

A highly recommended activity during a gorgeous time of day. In planning our whirlwind day in Amsterdam, I heard one recurring piece of advice. “Take a canal cruise.” Pretty much everyone who has travelled to Amsterdam recommended this activity. It might seem like a touristy thing to do, but it’s a great way to familiarize yourself with Amsterdam. It seems … Read More

Wildlife Tourist Attractions to Avoid (and What to do Instead)

Wildlife tourist attractions to avoid, and alternative suggestions that don’t harm animals. Do you consider yourself to be an animal lover? Most people who frequent wildlife tourist attractions love animals. We want to see animals up close because we are fascinated by them. We admire them, or we think that they’re cute. However, many wildlife excursions, activities, and attractions cause … Read More

Iceland Whale Watching Tour with North Sailing Husavik

Husavik is one of the best places in Iceland to go whale watching. We were about halfway through our two-week journey around Iceland when we reached the sleepy town of Húsavík. Our primary reason for traveling to Husavik was to embark on a whale watching tour. Did you know that Iceland is one of the top 10 places in the … Read More

Finger Lakes Beer Trail – New York Craft Breweries

The Finger Lakes is famous for its stunning scenery and outdoor adventures…and…beer! Did you know that the Finger Lakes region of New York State is home to over 85 craft brewers? I had no idea until I traveled to the Finger Lakes. I quickly discovered that I was absolutely spoiled when it came to local beer selections at restaurants. There … Read More

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

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