Leaf Peeping: Last Dollar Road to the Million Dollar Highway

When Pie and I lived in New Mexico, the one fall activity we looked forward to the most was the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. I would get childlike excitement hearing the hot air balloons puffing and drifting overhead all across the … Continue reading

Iceland Ring Road: Planning, Logistics, and Favorite Sights

Besides our impromptu weekend camping trips, I can’t think of any vacation that Pie and I have done that has been a kick-back-and-relax type of vacation. Our vacations, both big and small, are always action-packed, and our 12-day Ring Road … Continue reading

Iceland Ring Road Day 11 – Fagradalsfjall Volcano (again)

The eleventh day of our Ring Road trip in Iceland was our last full day for activities. Technically, we had already completed the Ring Road early on Day 9 because we wanted to circle back around to the active volcano … Continue reading

Iceland Ring Road Day 9 – Dynjandi Waterfall and more car woes

Things were starting to wind down by the ninth day of our Ring Road trip in Iceland. We had just spent several hours the day prior driving through the Westfjords region and we still were only halfway done with the … Continue reading

Iceland Ring Road Day 8 – A long drive on the Westfjords

Much like our previous day on Iceland’s Ring Road, on the eighth day, our itinerary was based solely on the campsite we wanted to get to by the end of the day. If there happened to be interesting sights along … Continue reading

Iceland Ring Road Day 7 – Seaside geothermal spa and seaside camping

The seventh day of our journey on Iceland’s Ring Road was probably the least eventful. After our travels the past few days, we were beginning to see why the south coast of Iceland was so popular; much of the Ring … Continue reading

Iceland Ring Road Day 5 – Relaxing in hot springs while someone does our laundry

By the fifth day of our Ring Road adventure in Iceland, we were starting to run out of clean clothes. We had known well before our trip that doing laundry on the Ring Road might be a challenge due to … Continue reading

Iceland Ring Road Day 4 – Diamond Beach and Múlagljúfur Canyon

Our fourth day on Iceland’s Ring Road was our most action-packed and favorite day (besides visiting a volcano on Day 1). The previous day, we had passed by several sights that were on our Ring Road must-see list because we … Continue reading

Iceland Ring Road Day 3 – Green Lava Field and Svartifoss

We started the third day of our Iceland Ring Road journey with the one and only activity/sight that hubby chose during our whole trip, Gígjagjá, aka Yoda Cave. I’m very much a planner, whereas hubby is laid back and likes … Continue reading

Vaxxed and ready for an Iceland Vacay… or maybe not?

Back in May, pandemic life had finally started to look less doom & gloom and the metaphorical rainbow at the end of the road was appearing when the COVID-19 vaccine came out. Hubby and I spent hours scouring for appointments … Continue reading

This year has been in-tents!

The blog has not seen any action for the last several months and it’s certainly not for lack of adventure in our lives. Pie and I actually had very little spare time this past summer where we weren’t far away … Continue reading