Writer. Traveler. Gastronomic daredevil. Fitness fan. Friend to all cats and dogs.
I drove from Oslo up to Lillehammer, Jotunheimen National Park, Flåm and then back down to Bergen. Beautiful drive, great roads, excellent scenery. That gave me a nice taste of that region. I also flew up to Tromso.... See More
I happen to like Tucson a lot (even though I live in Phoenix). One of my favorites there is the Titan Missile Museum. I recently went on a tour there, and the docent absolutely blew the minds of the teens and tweens on the tour (the were amazed by his... See More
I'm a huge fan of Vietnam. My trip there was more thought-provoking than anywhere else I've been - from the divide between north and south to the presence of Soviet iconography, it gave me a lot to think about. We were treated extremely well there in the north and... See More
I sign up for a 10k race or a half-marathon. I meet tons of people before and after the race. Sometimes even during! (During only works if you're a middle-of-the-pack runner; the fastest people are too busy trying to win, and the slowest people don't have much air... See More
Go to the BSI Coach Terminal. You can get a bus there to Landmannalaugar. You'll arrive right around noon, so you won't have a lot of hiking time, I'd bet, before the last bus leaves. I'd recommend you reserve a spot at the Hrafntinnusker... See More
So if you skip the north island, you miss the glowworm caves. You miss Tongariro National Park. You miss Rotorua and all the cool stuff near it. I can't recommend that to anyone. Awhile back, I published a blog post about a... See More