What to do on a layover in Iceland

What to do on a layover in Iceland

We had a 19-hour layover in Iceland, and with 19 hours we weren’t going to stay hanging around the airport. So we got ourselves a car and went adventuring. If you’ve got an extra-long layover or just a short amount of time, you can still experience some of the best things Iceland has to offer. The first thing you’ll need…

20 photos to inspiure you to visit Lake Tahoe

20 Photos to Inspire You To Visit Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is known for its bright blue water, world class outdoors, and amazing snow sports. The lake sits in the Sierra Nevada Mountains on the boarder of California and Nevada. The state line runs right through the lake in fact. From the mountains down to the lake there is no shortage of beautiful scenery. Emerald Bay Snow Sports Sunsets…

Gaudi Architecture tour of Barcelona

Gaudi Architecture Tour of Barcelona

Antoni Gaudi was a Catalan architect who lived and worked most of his life in Barcelona. He contributed many of the city’s most iconic buildings and his style was and was completely unique. He blended gothic with art nouveau and let his passions for nature and religion heavily influence his work. This gave many of his designs an organic feel…

The Best Happy Hour in South Lake Tahoe

The Best Happy Hour in South Lake Tahoe

Everyone loves a good happy hour, it’s a great way to wind down from a day at work, or if your in Tahoe, it’s a great way to end a day on the slopes or the trail.  After careful research (i.e. drinking) I’ve narrowed down some of the best deals on drinks and snacks around South Lake Tahoe. Regardless if…

A Guide to Park Guell

A Guide to Park Güell

Park Güell is probably one of the most recognizable places in Barcelona, you have no doubt scrolled past the iconic photos of mosaiced walls looking over the city towards the sea.  The park itself is quite large and sits up on a hill with views of the city below. There is also much more to it than just the famous…

Where to find Craft Beer in Barcelona

Where To Find Craft Beer In Barcelona

Barcelona started making craft beer before it was cool, I know that’s totally a hipster cliche, but it’s true. The first microbrewery opened up in Barcelona in 1996! For reference craft beer had just begun to make it’s delicious flavors known in the early 90’s in the US with some of the most popular breweries around making their debuts between…

The best food and drink in Barcelona

The Best Food and Drink in Barcelona

Eating and drinking was one of my favorite pastimes in Barcelona. The food is amazing and the wine and sangria are wonderful. You could spend a lifetime trying every delicious restaurant in Barcelona, but my guess is that you don’t have quite that much vacation time. So to help you out I have a list of some of the best…

The 10 coolest things to do in Barcelona

The 10 Coolest Things To Do In Barcelona

If I could live in a European city it would probably be Barcelona. I love the balance of city life, outdoor space, culture, and history that makes up this eclectic city. You could easily spend your days eating tapas and drinking sangria and be perfectly happy. But if you are looking to explore the city a bit and see some…

Street Art of Portland

Street Art of Portland

Portland has a wonderful amount of street art livening up it neighborhoods and brightening it’s walls. I never specifically went out looking to find cool street art but I did come across plenty in my wanderings around the city.  You could go for a walk in just about any neighborhood and find something beautiful and colorful, but here I’ve got…

Hiking the Skyline to Sea Trail

Hiking the Skyline to Sea Trail

The Skyline to Sea Trail takes you from the tops of the Santa Cruz Mountains all the way down to the Pacific Ocean through gnarled oak trees and coastal redwood forests. This three day, two night hike is perfect for beginner backpackers and still enjoyable for seasoned hikers. The redwoods are beautiful and the sweeping vistas of the Santa Cruz…