Photos from a Brief Stop in Montenegro

Though I was only there for a short visit, I can’t recommend Montenegro enough. It’s got the beautiful coastline of Croatia, rugged mountains, friendly people, and far few visitors than its neighbor.

You Definitely Don’t Want to Use the @Icelandair Stopover Program

I hate to dwell on the negatives of such an incredible trip to Europe, but I thought I’d offer an update about my experiences with Icelandair. In short, it would be a mistake to choose Icelandair as your means of travel to Europe and a huge mistake to use their Stopover program unless you want to risk throwing away a lot of money on...

Photos from Venice, June 2018

Venice was hot, humid, and crowded, but absolutely worth a long day trip from Ljubljana to see and experience. I may have paid $8 for a Coke Zero in a decent Italian restaurant and nearly been trampled in the narrow streets of the city a time or two, but once you look past the huge tourist industry in the city, it’s still a...

Never Risk Your Trip on @Icelandair

Never book a trip on Icelandair. And my apologies to all the people I’ve told they should use the carrier. Never book a trip on Icelandair. That’s the only advice I can give fellow travelers after my last two experiences with the airline. Those of you who follow this blog might remember the challenge of my last flight on the carrier this...

The Heartache of Travel and the Chest Pain of Home

There’s always a sense of heartache when you leave a place you’ve traveled to and loved. It comes with the knowledge that the odds are you’ll never return and the memories will slowly fade over time. Like most heartache, though, it’s more a feeling that is more beautiful than painful, because it comes with the knowledge that, though...