After a couple years of reduced travel (and a brief period of time where we traveled in an RV) we asked our kids what destinations were highest on their lists. Our teenage daughter’s answer has been the same for a while. Iceland was a place she dreamed about, and we set out to make it happen this summer. We had 9 days to enjoy the country and we used up pretty much every minute doing so. You can see previous stories I’ve written about our Iceland adventures: Planning Our Trip […]
Iceland has been on our radar for a while. Coming out of the pandemic, which significantly curtailed our international travel, we asked both of our children to pick out a destination that was high on their list. Our teenage daughter quickly picked Iceland. I knew I had my work cut out for me in terms of paying for the trip. I plan to write quite a bit about Iceland. Here’s what I hope to write about in the future: Hotel reviews of the Konsulat and Canopy (Hilton properties) in Rekyjavik, […]
Wow! So much to cover after our trip to Iceland. This was my 30th country visited, a small number compared to some of my friends. It was also one of my favorites. I’ll have a lot more to say on that in the near future. I also need to catch up on some recent events. I didn’t want to wait too long after getting back just to check-in with folks, especially since I haven’t been writing much. I’m happy to answer questions about Iceland or anything travel-related. Leave a comment […]
It was a cacophony of voices. We sat down for dinner this evening and we were talking about a return to our friends’ ranch in Colorado. It was a fun, light-hearted discussion. We haven’t been talking too much about travel because we’ve chosen to stay home, other than our RV adventures. Then, I asked the question that lit the fire. I looked at my kids and asked them, “Travel restrictions are lifted immediately, what’s the first place you’d want to go?” Not a single person hesitated. Even my wife jumped […]
From time to time, my daughter gets the urge to write a blog post. She was talking about all the places she wants to visit when it’s safe to travel. Next thing I know (without any urging from me) she wrote a blog post about her top 5 places she wants to visit. If you enjoy this post, you can check out some of her previous posts. Without further ado, here you go….. Hi everyone! My name is Cat! You may have heard of me before, for my dad has written […]
The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles and points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.