northern lights iceland house by the ocean
Iceland house by the Ocean through Airbnb, a review Even before we arrived in Kjósarhreppur, the base for our Iceland House by the Ocean, Jóna was helpful providing the coordinates to her home located North east of Reykjavik. If you’re using Google maps to find your way, I recommend skipping locating the village landmarks along the route and use the GPS coordinates to her house off Road 47, the Miðbuð 1-7 turnoff. Jóna greeted us with
rock & roll hall fame rolling stone fifty year exhibit
The only reason I ever considered visiting Cleveland was to see the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Period. It turns out there was a lot more going on the weekend we visited this down-but-not-out city. Still struggling economically after the Great Recession, Cleveland ranks as the number two economically distressed city in the US (after Camden, NJ). Empty downtown office buildings. Abandoned housing projects. Unfinished retail landscapes. Polluted rivers and lake. Old city charm vs. reality.
eiffel tower paris france
Paris is undeniably one of the most beautiful cities in the world, a destination that is on almost everyone’s list of must-sees.  I am fortunate to have visited the City of Lights on three different occasions, an enviable status, I suppose. Despite my love of the city’s architecture, rich culture and historical/fashion intrigue, I often wonder why I ever returned, considering some very unpleasant encounters I had with Parisians along the way. My first visit
San francisco over 40 - Land's End Trail
Exploring the popular sights of #San Francisco can still be exciting but more challenging for #travelersover40, given the city’s topography and diverse #popculture. Here are some tips to make it easier to get around the city and find the right mix of fun and #adventure for your particular interests and fitness level. I first visited San Francisco when I was in my early 20’s, and it has since been one of my favorite cities.  I
rediscovering miami: street art wynwood murals
Home to internationally acclaimed #artbasel, Miami has become an art-centric city, with galleries, outdoor exhibits, exotic tropical gardens and skylines rising to the occasion. Returning to Miami two years after moving away, I’ve rediscovered this vibrant city in a new way.  No longer consumed by the daily grind, I have ventured beyond my customary boundaries to experience the “magic city” as a tourist. Serving as home to one of three internationally acclaimed Art Basel shows,