NY Road Trip: Niagara Falls & “Maid of the Mist”

Every morning we woke up slowly and cooked our own breakfast – a huge perk of Airbnb-ing over a hotel. When we went grocery shopping a few days before, I decided that I needed to buy Shake ‘N Pour pancakes like I was living in a college dorm. I don’t care if they’re full of … Continue reading NY Road Trip: Niagara Falls & “Maid of the Mist”

Exploring Iceland—Whale Watching and Midnight Sun in Akureyri

I woke up so content with my little room on the farm. I ached to stay. The world felt so much easier to manage from a place like that. We strolled down to the host kitchen for breakfast, where the host’s cousin (Alma) met us again. She sat and chatted over breakfast—a nice spread of … Continue reading Exploring Iceland—Whale Watching and Midnight Sun in Akureyri

Road to Hana-Skinny Pavement & Pig Tacos

Before we got to Maui, we’d done some reading in the road trip bible (Lonely Planet guidebook) about the Road to Hana. It’s a 45-mile stretch of twisting pavement along Hana Highway that snakes around the east side of the island, between the towns of Paia and Hana. It contains 54 single-lane bridges that crawl … Continue reading Road to Hana-Skinny Pavement & Pig Tacos