1 Day in Watkins Glen NY Itinerary for Nature Lovers

Watkins Glen is the perfect place for hiking and outdoor adventures. I was about six or seven years old when I first visited Watkins Glen. I don’t have too many memories of this family vacation, except for the gorge. While I’m sure we did a little bit of hiking at Watkins Glen State Park, I only remember going there after … Read More

Things to Do in Winnipeg: A Couples Getaway Guide

Winnipeg is the perfect weekend getaway for couples! If you’re looking to spend the weekend away with your other half, look no further than Winnipeg, Manitoba. It’s an unconventional city break: maybe you’re usually jetting off to bigger cities like New York, Los Angeles, or Vancouver. There’s a lot to be discovered in Winnipeg, from natural prairie landscapes to scenic … Read More

How to Spend One Day in Hvammstangi Iceland

How to spend one day in Hvammstangi, Northwest Iceland. If you’re planning a road trip around the Ring Road, we highly recommend that you make a pit stop in Hvammstangi. Not sure where that is? It’s tucked away in the northwest corner of the country, between Akureyri (the unofficial northern capital of Iceland) and the Westfjords. You’ll definitely want to … Read More

Kaudulla National Park: See Elephants in Sri Lanka

Go on a safari at Kaudulla National Park to see elephants in the wild. Even though I spent a short amount of time in Sri Lanka, I travelled to extraordinary sites that really left me wanting more. I witnessed historical marvels like Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Temple, and climbed natural wonders like Pidurangala Rock. Sri Lanka is also home to … Read More

Seal Watching in Iceland – Hvammstangi and Vatnsnes Peninsula

Seal watching in Iceland at the country’s largest seal colony. The northwestern town of Hvammstangi is the perfect place to spend the day when you’re driving around the Ring Road of Iceland. The town is located just off Route 1, and it’s nestled right between Akureyri (Iceland’s northern capital) and Reykjavik. It’s also a great stopping point between Akureyri and … Read More

Visiting the Elephant Orphanage Nairobi, Kenya

Watch baby elephants and support a great cause at the Elephant Orphanage Nairobi. When I traveled to Kenya, I volunteered at a wildlife conservancy. One of my duties was participating in anti-poaching efforts at the preserve. While I didn’t see or confront any animal poachers, there was so much evidence of poaching in Kenya. We manually removed hundreds of wire … Read More

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