12 things to do when a snowstorm ruins your travel plans

In recent weeks, I have had travel plans affected by two different snow storms.  The first one was a typical winter snow storm in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.  The second one was Snowstorm Jonas in Richmond, Virginia.  Each snow storm had a different effect on my plans but neither storm ruined by plans.  They simply changed my plans.  Here are some of my favorite activates to do when a snowstorm ruins your travel plans Continue Reading . . .

Without a Plan ~ Winter Road Trip in Iceland

A cold wind slams into me as I walk out the Keflavik International Airport. I am actually in Iceland and it’s early February. I unlock my rental car and program my Reykjavik hostel into my GPS unit. I have my hostel for tonight book and have to return the rental car in two and half weeks. I am about to embark on a winter road trip in Iceland without a plan. I have a 10 item bucket list of things I want to do. Continue Reading . . .

Photo Thursday – Snowshoeing by Paradise River

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Every Thursday, I will be posting a photo from my travels.  Today’s Photo Thursday comes from Mount Rainier National Park in Washington, USA.  This photo was taking on during an after work snowshoeing adventure.  A friend and I got off work and decided we would hike from Paradise Inn to Longmire on the Narada Falls Trail.  It was early season so snowshoes and a good sense of navigation.  We had to race against the clock to get down the mountain in time to catch the last shuttle back up to Paradise Inn.  On a quick water break, we found this marvelous view of Paradise River and the snow pack. Continue Reading . . .