A New Direction

It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted anything lately.  That’s because I’ve been working on a new project I’m excited to share with you. I loved making the Reykjavík City Card guide so much that I’ve decided to do a whole load more of them and put them on their own website.  It’s going to be … More A New Direction

Barcelona Street Art

I’ve gotten really interested in the street art scene in Barcelona – the city gets to be so much more beautiful when you start seeing the graffiti as art. … More Barcelona Street Art

Everything You Need to Know About the Reykjavík City Card

A visit to Iceland’s capital can act as a serious weight loss method for your wallet. Fortunately, Reykjavík City Card offers a chance for tourists and locals alike to explore the world’s northernmost capital at a discount. But is the City Card a good deal in your case? And should you opt for the 24, 48, … More Everything You Need to Know About the Reykjavík City Card

Review: “The South” by Colm Tóibín (Barcelona)

A novel of the artistic community in Barcelona, The South charts the psychological fragmentation created by emigration and war. Seeking a divisive break from her family in Enniscorthy, Katherine Proctor flees across the Celtic Sea to Spain, where she slowly creates a new place for herself as a painter.  Her romantic entanglements force her to navigate the personal trauma of the Spanish … More Review: “The South” by Colm Tóibín (Barcelona)

Into the Great Beyond

That’s what I keep saying about this trip.  Iceland is beyond spectacular.  Beyond breathtaking.  Beyond awe inspiring. Every vista of Mt. Esja glimpsed from Laugavegur, Reykjavík’s main shopping street.  The Sunday morning we wandered into Hallgrimskirkja, the church on the hill, and were about to leave when we heard the organist start to play.  The incredible … More Into the Great Beyond