After Italy, we fell into a serious appreciation for Gate1 for traveling to foreign destinations for the first time. The next trip we decided to take with Gate1 was to Germany, specifically the “13 Day Classic Germany” trip. September 21, 2017 (Thursday) American Airlines flight from Chicago to Charolette, then from Charolette to Frankfurt, Germany. … [Read more…]
September 21, 2015 – Day 5 – Iceland Trip What an adventure day 5 was! We got to go “Inside the Volcano” — more specifically, we got to go inside Thrihnukagigur (translation: Three Peaks Crater) volcano. A bit about volcanoes in Iceland: there are over 100 volcanoes across the island, and over 30 of these are active. … [Read more…]
Day 1 Flying from Chicago to Madrid and from Madrid to Venice. After our taxi driver dropped us off at terminal 5 instead of where we should have been 3, we checked in and made an easy trip through TSA. Our first stop, the AA Admirals Club. This was our first visit to such a … [Read more…]
As usual, David and I found an amazing airfare, this time to Hawaii, honeymoon here we come!
This was one of my work trips so my excursions were limited to what I could do after work. One of the main highlights of the trip was the San Francisco Cable Car System. There are three different cable car routes to choose from: Powell/Hyde, Powell/Mason, and California/Van Ness. Due to the time I had available I … [Read more…]
Luke loves museums!
September 20, 2015 – Day 4 – Iceland Trip We planned a trip outside of Reykjavik for every other day. This allowed us time to recover and to explore the city. So, day 4 was an explore day! As I’ve mentioned a few times now, Reykjavik is a quirky city. It is small, but we found … [Read more…]
September 19, 2015 – Day 3 – Iceland Trip Our first day trip from Reykjavik! We booked three separate bus trips during our stay. Car rentals are expensive, and we really didn’t need a car most of the time. At some point, we would love to go back, rent a car, and drive around the entire … [Read more…]
September 18, 2015 – Day 2 – Iceland Trip So… tired… We slept for something like 2 hours before getting up to explore. About all we could muster on that first day? Eating and drinking, which meant we could be sitting. But before I get to that, some context about our surroundings. Iceland is an … [Read more…]