Chasing Waterfalls and Glaciers! Iceland, Pt. 3

Don’t go chasing waterfalls…unless you are in Iceland, where it is mandatory! Iceland makes even the most amateur photographers look like professionals as the landscape provides the most incredible views from any angle! An early day started with breakfast before heading out on a tour bus as we look to explore some of Iceland’s natural

Whale Watching, Geothermal Spas & Hot Dogs! Reykjavik, Iceland Pt. 2

We’re going whale watching! Yes, let me use my GoPro! NOOO, I left my USB cable at home. $40 dollars later… Word of advice for those traveling to Iceland – it is an expensive country. A really expensive country. Since I left my USB cable at home, I needed to scour the town and look

Snow, Shark, Street Art, & Northern Lights – Reykjavik, Iceland Pt. 1

Finally, the nice sunny weather is making an appearance in New Jersey.  But who needs spring when you can chase Northern Lights in Iceland! It was the end of March and we were headed into some pleasant weather heading into April.  So instead of welcoming the warm weather, I decided to embrace more of the

Serene Scenes at Arashiyama Bamboo Forest and Friendly Deer at Nara Park – Kyoto, Japan Pt. 3

Walking through a forest has always given me a sense of serenity that only nature can provide.  But walking through one in Arashiyama that’s lined with bamboo brings inner peace to a whole new level. Just a short walk from the Kinkaku-ji Temple was the town of Arashiyama, which is pretty famous for its beautiful

Must Try Japanese Street Food & Delicacies in Kyoto, Japan!

You can certainly sample the best foods a country has to offer by simply walking the streets!  Japan is no stranger to delicious street food – here are some Japanese street food that I sampled here in Kyoto! Japanese Street Food – Totemo Oiishi! Before you enter Fushimi Inari-taishi, you will find a number of street

Orange and Golden Japanese Temples, Fushimi Inari-taisha & Kinkaku-ji – Kyoto, Japan Pt. 2

Kyoto is known for it’s majestic and amazing Japanese temples…and it doesn’t disappoint! Japanese Temples in All Kinds of Colors! After a good night’s rest, I was ready to take on Kyoto and all it’s cultural splendor!  First order of business was to visit Fushimi Inari-taisha, famously known for orange colored Shinto shrines.  Getting here