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Why Reykjavík? Part II

Why Reykjavík? Part II
Text & photos © Catherine Nichols TRAVELING DOWN THE HIGHWAY after our first breakfast in the outskirts of Reykjavík, listening to the tour guide go on and on, I learned that, at last count, Iceland had a total population of 350,000—and that 240,000 of the people live in Reykjavík. I was expecting...
September 8th, 2018 | FEATURED ARTICLES, ISLANDS | Read More

The Dangers of Iceland (a warning all Iceland tourists should heed)

The Dangers of Iceland (a warning all Iceland tourists should heed)
Text & photos © Catherine Nichols ONE OF THE THINGS I LOVE MOST about traveling to another country is I get to see just how much Americans are protected from themselves in the United States. We have the most ridiculous warning tags on the most obvious things. Recently, for example, I’ve learned...
August 24th, 2018 | FEATURED ARTICLES, ISLANDS, SAFETY | Read More

Funky Signs: Hillbilly lawn mower

Funky Signs: Hillbilly lawn mower
Story by Crystal Gabrielle. Photos Copyright © Crystal Gabrielle. THE HILLBILLY LAWN MOWER is an ingenious device that may soon replace the noisy ride-on mowers that infest suburbia. I found this one at Hole N” The Rock, near Moab, Utah. Hillbilly lawn mower at Hole N” The Rock, Moab, Utah The...
August 12th, 2018 | FEATURED ARTICLES, FUNKY SIGNS | Read More

Honeymooning and High Adventure in Manali, India

Honeymooning and High Adventure in Manali, India
Feature photo by Anuj.bhargava7 on Wikimedia Commons. “Waking up with this breathtaking scenic view of Manali from my hotel window.” ——— ON THE BEAS RIVER, almost 340 miles northeast of Delhi, in the scenic mountain state of Himachal Pradesh, India, lies the small resort...
July 27th, 2018 | FEATURED ARTICLES, INDIA, Interesting Towns, Skiing, WALKING/HIKING | Read More

Why Reykjavík?

Why Reykjavík?
Text & photos © Catherine Nichols THE NEIGHBOR LADIES and I met up for “Wino Wednesday” at our local watering hole right before the end of the school year. It’s a cozy, classy place in downtown Encinitas, California, with tables set among racks and racks of really good wine. The proprietors...
July 13th, 2018 | FEATURED ARTICLES, STAFF, ISLANDS | Read More

Quirky architecture of Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Quirky architecture of Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
Text & photos Copyright © Estrella Azul IN A PREVIOUS travel article I talked about discovering Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia’s Ottoman influences, the biggest of influences still left standing. Today, I want to tell you why I deemed Skopje as having the quirkiest architecture I have...
June 29th, 2018 | FEATURED ARTICLES, STAFF, EUROPE, QUIRKY PLACES | Read More

4x4ing with BJ in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, New Mexico

4x4ing with BJ in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, New Mexico
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. BJ is a rugged black guy who recently joined the family. Short for Beast Junior, BJ is Brian’s 1987 Jeep Wrangler, bought from a friend in California who has upgraded to a Jeep Rubicon. BJ is junior to an ancient, rustified, mastodon...
October 6th, 2013 | STAFF, 4x4ing, ★ Rewind 3 | Read More