Category: Iceland

  • Travel in 2021 and beyond

    Travel in 2021 and beyond

    We’re almost a year into a pandemic-induced cataclysmic shift in the way we live, and travel will likely never be the same. As vaccines begin to roll out in countries all over the world, we’re seeing a light at the end of the tunnel of this coronavirus hell. What does that mean for travel in…

  • Best DIY writing retreat destinations

    Best DIY writing retreat destinations

    Despite the fact that writing is a solitary act, most writing retreats charge hundreds of dollars to bring you together with a bunch of other writers and inundate you with workshops and talks about the writing and publishing industry. If you’re just looking for a quiet place to sit and write, you’re largely on your…

  • Drunk Interview: Sabbatical year traveler

    Drunk Interview: Sabbatical year traveler

    Even though I travel pretty often, I’ve never taken a year off to travel. I was excited to sit down with someone two weeks into her sabbatical year off to find out all the details of her planned trip. So while we shared a bottle of port wine, she filled me in on what it’s…

  • Epic adventure alert: Around the world in 80 days

    Epic adventure alert: Around the world in 80 days

    After the success of their successful foray into Airbnb Experiences, which feature day tours and cooking classes, Airbnb is launching a new travel offering: Airbnb Adventures. These short 2-10 day trips are hosted journeys that might include mountain hiking or exploring small villages in the countryside. As part of their launch, they’re offering one EPIC…

  • If you can get to Ittoqqortoormiit, the most remote town in Greenland, you can stay for free

    If you can get to Ittoqqortoormiit, the most remote town in Greenland, you can stay for free

    I woke up today to this fabulous proposition: stay at the world’s most remote hotel for free. In disbelief, I scoured through the details. The guest house is located in a tiny island off the coast of Greenland called Ittoqqortoomiit with a population of less than 500 people. If that doesn’t ring a bell, according…

  • Who do you become when you travel somewhere?

    Who do you become when you travel somewhere?

    “If you wake up at a different time in a different place, could you wake up as a different person?” I think about this quote every time I fly. I often wonder who I’m going to be when I land somewhere new. Because without fail, I’m always a slightly different person in a different place.…