The glaciers knew exactly what they were doing when they carved up this country: they were creating the ultimate terrain for roadtripping. As we departed Reykjavik with a full tank of gas, car snacks and a roadmap, we had no idea what to expect and frankly our minds were blown. Ring Road #1 loops around the … More Iceland: The Ultimate Roadtrip
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
Most travel blogs are written to show the reader how awesome travel is and what a wonderful life the traveller has because they get to have such incredible adventures. I know that’s true. I do it on this blog all the time. But here’s the truth: sometimes life sucks. I am on a plane to … More What Not to Take on Vacation: A Cast, A Cold and Shingles
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
It’s times like these I am glad to preface all my writings with being a blond white girl. I developed the BWG brand to disprove the stereotype of the unprepared, naive, dumb blond traveller. Today I stand behind that image. So get this (WARNING: BLOND MOMENT AHEAD). San Diego is next door to Mexico. I … More My Mexican Food Tour…in San Diego.