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Outer Banks Beach Vacation Finale

Hello, hello! We are back in DC and have hit the ground running with the workweek, but it’s fun reliving the end of our Outer Banks beach trip with family by looking through the photos! Take me baaaack!!! The last few days of our vacation were spent like the first half that I wrote about – lots of good food and playing in the water! As we did Continue Reading …

Beachin’

Hi from Duck, North Carolina, in the Outer Banks! As you know, we are here this week on our annual week long beach vacation with Matt’s family and some family friends. It’s been a fun week so far – luckily our Monday morning rain broke and we’ve had good weather ever since! Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

Hello from the beautiful (but currently rainy – darn!) Outer Banks in North Carolina! We are here for our annual beach week vacation with Matt’s family and family friends. We got here yesterday afternoon after spending the first part of the weekend at home and then driving down in parts. My brother arrived in DC on Friday night with his dog, Continue Reading …

Iceland: Hiking Glymur Waterfall

Miss my previous Iceland recaps? Check those out first: Iceland Day 1, Exploring the Glacier Lagoons, Hiking Skaftafell in Vatnajokull National Park, and the Reykjadalur Hot Springs Hike! This is my final Iceland post – featuring the amazing hike Matt and I did on the last day of the trip: hiking Glymur waterfall, which is Iceland’s second highest Continue Reading …

Iceland: Reykjadalur Hot Springs Hike

Miss my previous Iceland recaps? Check those out first: Iceland Day 1, Exploring the Glacier Lagoons, and Hiking Skaftafell in Vatnajokull National Park. For this recap, I’m sharing another of our favorite hikes of the trip: the Reykjadalur Hot Springs Hike! Matt and I did this hike on the second to last day of our trip, after saying goodbye to Continue Reading …

Iceland: Hiking Skaftafell in Vatnajökull National Park

I’m back with another Iceland trip recap! I’m sharing 3 more posts, including this one, about 3 of the best hikes we did while in Iceland. I hope some of you traveling there will check them out, too – and that everyone else will enjoy reading about them and be inspired to have your own outdoor adventures, whether overseas or in your own backyard! Continue Reading …

Iceland: Exploring the Glacier Lagoons

Hey guys! I’m back for my second Iceland recap. If you missed the first one, check that out too: Iceland Day 1. One of the main things we wanted to make sure to see while in Iceland was the glaciers. We talked about doing a glacier hike, but Matt and I have done those before and our friends Melli and Moritz we were traveling with weren’t looking Continue Reading …

Iceland Day 1

Hey guys! I thought for my first Iceland trip recap post I’d start at the beginning and share what we got into on our first day on the island! For the rest of my posts, I’m going to highlight a few of our other favorite things/hikes we did (vs. sharing a day by day recap), but since we did so much on day 1 it made sense to start with more of a play Continue Reading …