Destination Highlight – Viðey Island, Iceland

  My favorite part of going to Iceland was taking the short ferry ride in Reykjavik over to the abandoned Viðey Island. Here, I got to walk all over this tiny piece of land only stone’s throw from downtown and do so in relative quiet. Only a handful of people can get on the ferry at…

5 Quirky Notables of Reykjavik

Going to Iceland was an adventure. Not only did I go to a cold place during a cold season, I went somewhere that no one I know has been. So, since I didn’t know a lot about the country, I took extra care to be observant. Here are a few of the most interesting things…

Where To Sleep Options For Travel

Traveling every month has forced me to expand what I look for in a room. I’ve learned so much from A Year of Travel, which I will sum up at the end of the year, but my knowledge of where to sleep has vastly improved. So, maybe you are where I was this time last…

Quirky Notables of European Travel

Before I get started, I want to say that this is based off a traveler coming from America to Europe for the first time. These are things I noticed that were unique to my experience and perhaps to yours. Hopefully it can turn out as helpful to other travelers on their first jaunt to the…

Unusually Small Suitcase Requirements

Upon traveling to Amsterdam, I took discount flyer – WOW Airlines. WOW is based out of Iceland and offers budget fares to Europe. Pro tip: I have found flying out of Boston to be some of the cheapest flights to Europe. There’s one very important point to check, the baggage requirements. No matter how frequent…