Joshua Tree Weekend

I was maybe 5 years old my previous trip to Joshua Tree. It was just around the corner from grandma's house in Yucca Valley--we climbed into her orangey-brown striped motorhome and off we went down the dusty desert road. I don't remember much other than scrambling up a rock, staring up at the hot, blue [...]

Paris’ Most Paradisiacal Patisseries.

It's no secret that some of the world's sweetest treats hail from the shops of Paris. A conglomerate of cultures, Paris' extensive gastronomie showcases the star delicicies from every region in France from Basque to the heavily Belgian influence in the North.  Here's seven of Paris' best patisseries that will take you on a trip around France [...]

Iceland Day 3: South Coast & Blue Lagoon

My third and final day in Iceland was packed with adventure: waterfalls, glaciers, volcanoes and Icelandic horses--so naturally I decided to end my three days of nonstop fun with a relaxing sunset soak in Iceland's famous Blue Lagoon. But first, the adventure. I spent the day driving the southern coast of Iceland, with Vik as [...]

Iceland Day 2: Reykjavik and Scuba Diving Silfra

Today was spent in the capital city of Iceland, Reykjavik. The shoreline path from Laugarnes Peninsula continued all the way to town and was a scenic, easy 30 minute walk from home and had interesting sculptures dotting the trail, most notably the Sun Voyager by artist Jón Gunnar Árnason. REYKJAVIK. The Harpa Concert Hall Hallgrímskirkja Church [...]