The sun is sinking behind Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Iceland. Myself and seven of my closest strangers board a zodiac boat and zip out into the ice-filled lagoon. Whatever we once were on land, we are now iceberg hunters. As we bounce across the icy waters, our viking-bred captain zig zags between pans and mountains of … More Iceberg Hunting in the Land of Ice
This week my mom has turned 60 and next week she retires from work. It’s a big year for this gal, and we’re having a party to celebrate. After all, she’s a pretty fabulous woman. My mom went back to school when I was pretty young, and one of my earliest memories with with her … More Props For My Mom
Normally I am an adventure traveller so I was worried about spending a week in San Diego, a city I had never thought of visiting or frankly heard much about. But San Diego blew my mind. It was so easy to travel around town (transit is a dream) or out of town (car rentals are … More San Diego’s Top 5
Despite the fact that I’ve been diving for over 12 years I had a lot of dive firsts on this trip to San Diego. It was the first time I have ever dove in North America. I did my first cold water dive. And I did a shore dive for the first time. First up. … More It Turns Out Cold Water Diving is…Cold!
A gentleman named Giovanni greeted us warmly and escorted us down the dock. I took his hand and gingerly stepped into the beautiful hand carved gondola as the sun was setting in the Coronado harbour. I love boats and I feel at home on the water but I was not expecting to find nirvana in … More Romance on Coronado Island