10 Days in Norway

Tip #1: Bring warm clothes, even if you’re there in the summer, good hiking shoes, and a raincoat/windbreaker. Tip #2: Buy your food at the grocery store rather than eating out. On average, a bowl of fish soup seemed to be about USD $10. Tip #3: You can travel on the Hurtigruten ferry without needing a…

Why and How I Began Traveling

I traveled abroad for the first time when I was 13, but this wasn’t what set off my travel addiction.  We didn’t take family vacations when I was a kid (when my parents were still married, this was something to be thankful for), but we did host foreign exchange students.  Maybe this contributed to my…

Northeast Road-trip, Part II: Cape Cod to Bar Harbor, Maine & Acadia National Park

Tip #1: Go right before or right after high season Tip #2: Once again, pack layers! Layers are vital! From Hyannis (Cape Cod), Massachusetts we continued north to our final destination, Bar Harbor, Maine. This was about 7 hour trip as we actually stopped for food along the way.  Once again resorting to the handy-dandy…