Iceland: Stykkisholmur to Akureyri (West Iceland)

This covers Day 3/10 in our Iceland trip. Day 3: Stykkisholmur to Akureyri. Though it wasn’t open, definitely try to hit up the living museum at Eiriksstadir. One of our favorite stops of the trip was to sleepy Glaumbaer, an interesting open air and folk museum that showcases how Icelanders lived about a century ago.…… Continue reading Iceland: Stykkisholmur to Akureyri (West Iceland)

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Iceland: Reykjavik to Stykkisholmur (West Iceland)

This covers Day 2/10 while we were in Iceland.   Day 2: Reykjavik to Stykkisholmur. We enjoyed driving to west Iceland through SnaefellsJokull national park and glacier. We particularly stopped at the Arnarstapi-Hellnar trail (40 min) with beautiful views of Mt Stapafell. We also checked out Djupalonssander and the Dritvik trail which have gorgeous views of a black…… Continue reading Iceland: Reykjavik to Stykkisholmur (West Iceland)


San Francisco: Eating our way through Union Square and the Mission

We spent 4 wonderful fun-filled days in San Francisco to bring in 2017. We were accompanied by our partners-in-crime, B and J. In brief, here are daily descriptions of what we did (Days 1-2)! Day 1 UNION SQUARE: Landed at SFO. Lunch at Hogwash in Union Square (because not much else was open on that day…… Continue reading San Francisco: Eating our way through Union Square and the Mission


A 24 hour “bite” of DC

A peek into our weekend trip to Washington DC from October 30-31. We drove in to meet college friends and enjoyed seeing the Virginia suburbs and the city of Ballston, VA (neighborhood of Arlington county). Ballston is a common place for many DC workers to live (Metro accessible) and it’s filled with many high-rise apartment complexes…… Continue reading A 24 hour “bite” of DC


48 hours of Leaf Peeping in Woodstock, VT

Sept 30-Oct 2, 2016. I have very happy memories of going up to the White Mountains many autumn seasons to see the foliage pop and have been to Vermont a few times to appreciate the “Green”Mountains burst into color. Given the possibility of a 3 day weekend, I decided to take Alex to relive some foliage…… Continue reading 48 hours of Leaf Peeping in Woodstock, VT