Giethoorn & Volendam

We participated in a few day tours in the Netherlands, and one of them was to Giethoorn and Volendam. They were two distinctively different towns but both offered unique views into Dutch life. Giethoorn Giethoorn, one of my favorite places to visit the whole trip, was absolutely stunning. Called “the Venice of the North” (although…

Golden Circle Tour

The best of Iceland all in one day! Probably the most popular tour that begins in Reykjavik.

Arriving Iceland & the Blue Lagoon!

At about 2:00 pm on a Sunday afternoon, my family and I landed at Reykjavik International Airport in Iceland. We retrieved our baggage and headed for the bus that would take us straight to the Blue Lagoon, one of the world’s most famous geothermal pools, only a short 20 minutes away. The Reykjavik Excursions bus…

Weather Alert!!

It’s 2 weeks before a week-long vacation. Time to start packing! But where should you start??? THE WEATHER OF COURSE! The weather is the most important factor in deciding what to pack. Make sure to start checking two weeks in advance to properly prepare when packing, and also to just know what to expect! There…