My Upcoming Wheelchair Accessible Iceland Itinerary

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Wheelchair Accessible Transportation in Reykjavik

Iceland.
By Iceland is a bucket list destination for many travelers, and for good reason.
This small country offers fantastic glimpses of the northern lights and… Read More An Epic Day Trip: A Wheelchair Accessible Golden Circle Tour in Iceland.
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I had never even heard of the Golden Circle until about a year ago

Before I started planning my trip… Read More

, , , , 6 Things That You MUST DO in Reykjavik, Iceland.
By Being the world’s northernmost capital city, there are so many awesome things to do in Reykjavik.
This past September, after staying at the Blue… Read More Kvosin Downtown Hotel : The Most Quaint & Accessible Place to Stay in Reykjavik.
By Iceland is an older country and with that comes many historical attractions and hotels.
As a wheelchair user, this can be an obstacle at… Read More Hunting the Northern Lights in Iceland on a Wheelchair Accessible Tour.
By When I first started planning my trip to Iceland, there were a few things that I really wanted to do; swim in the Blue… Read More A Wheelchair User’s Guide to Iceland’s Blue Lagoon.
By   A few years ago, I saw some images of the Blue Lagoon online (probably while doing anything to avoid studying or writing research… 48 48 Read More , , , , , My Upcoming Wheelchair Accessible Iceland Itinerary.
By If you have been following along on my Facebook or Twitter pages, then you probably know that I’m heading to Iceland in just a… 9 23 Read More.

On The Beaten Track: Amsterdam to Prague by Train

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Devouring Czech Food with Eating Prague

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Devouring Czech Food with Eating Prague.
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4 Days in Madrid: Dining & Dancing

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4 Days in Madrid: Markets & Museums

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4 Days in Madrid: Parks & Plazas

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The Ultimate Guide to Eating in Spain

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A Photo-Walk Through Madrid’s Royal Botanic Garden

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How To Celebrate The Festival of San Fermin

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Read More » Paradise Found – Gili Air

Indonesia.
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Photo Friday – Sunrise over Kawah Ijen Volcano

Java, Indonesia.
Home to a back-breaking sulfur mining operation, the active Kawah Ijen Volcano in East Java was one of the highlights of our trip to Indonesia.

Read More » Photo Friday – Catching the Sun at Gili Trawangan

Indonesia.
While we weren’t too impressed by tiny Gili Trawangan, we loved watching the gorgeous sunsets here every evening.

Read More » Drinking Civet Cat (Poop) Coffee – Kopi Luwak – Bali

Indonesia.
In Bali, we try the world’s most expensive coffee – kopi luwak – made from coffee beans that have been digested by an Indonesian civet cat and extracted from their poop.

Read More » Dolphin Spotting and Bali’s Best Snorkeling – Lovina and Amed

Bali.
Our final stops in Bali take us to the far north for Lovina’s famous dolphins and to the far East for Amed’s famous snorkeling and diving.
Read More » Paradise Found – Gili Air, Indonesia.
After a disappointing experience on neighboring Gili Trawangan, we head over to smaller, quieter Gili Air and find the island paradise we had been dreaming of… Read More » Paradise Lost – Gili Trawangan, Indonesia.
We hit this popular “paradise island” during the peak season, but find it doesn’t quite live up to the hype… Read More » The Two Sides of Bali Tourism – Kuta and Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.

We begin our Bali adventures in the party-capital

Kuta, before moving inland to the cultural and spiritual center, Ubud.

Read More » The Volcanic Sulfur Miners of Ijen Crater – East Java

Indonesia.
Following in the footsteps of primitive miners of sulfur from the volcanic Ijen Crater in East Java, Indonesia.

Read More » Appeasing the Volcano Gods at the Yadnya Kasada Festival – Bromo

East Java, Indonesia.
Our love affair with volcanoes took us to the very alive and active Bromo Volcano in Eastern Java.
We arrived just before sunset and our guide took us to a panoramic lookout for beautiful views of the area, peppered with volcanoes.
We could peer down into the old volcanic caldera, now a sandy flat pit.

[…] Read More » The Heart of Central Java – Yogjakarta

Indonesia.
Yogjakarta is the most popular tourist destination on the densely-populated island of Java.
And for good reason.
This small city is home to sites exemplifying Indonesia’s multicultural history, including Hindu and Buddhist temples, sultans’ palaces and playgrounds, and old colonial forts.
We left the congestion, noise, and pollution of Jakarta behind, .

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so we booked an appointment at Passport Health in Midtown

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Losing a Tooth in Cancun – Wisdom Tooth Extraction with Dr

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in Health , by As part of the prep for our globe-trotting adventure, I made a visit to my dentist.
As I suspected, he told me that one of my wisdom teeth was coming in and needed to come out.
He referred me to an oral surgeon in Brooklyn who was going to charge an arm & a leg […] Read More » Travel Vaccines from Pas sport Health Manhattan.
in Health by Heather needed some shots and I was looking for general travel health advice, so we booked an appointment at Passport Health in Midtown.
The nurse we saw was very thorough and took a fair amount of time going over hygiene, food, and many other health and safety topics related to the countries we will be […] Read More ».
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The Beautiful, Duty Free Island of Langkawi, Malaysia.

Before transiting to nearby Thailand

we make one final stop in Malaysia, at the island of Langkawi.
Read More » Chinese New Year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Once again.

We find ourselves in Malaysia’s capital city

where our visit coincides with the Chinese New Year festivities.

Read More » The “Venice of the East” – Malacca

Malaysia.
Our last stop in Malaysia before heading south to Singapore was the old colonial city of Malacca (or as it is know these days, Melaka).
Like Penang.

This city was a strategic port for Malaysia’s colonial powers

first for the Dutch and later for the British.
The meandering Melaka River snakes through the city and […] Read More » Into the Jungles of Borneo – Uncle Tan’s Jungle Camp, Lower Kinabatangan Valley, Malaysia.
We thoroughly enjoyed viewing Orangutans and Proboscis monkeys up close at a “rehabilitation centre” and “wildlife sanctuary.” Of course, the only reason these semi-wild animals can be found in these sanctuaries is due to their native habitat – the Borneo rainforest – quickly disappearing under a carpet of perfectly-planted rows of palm oil trees.
Palm […] Read More » Wild Orangutans and Proboscis Monkeys – Sepilok and Sandakan, Malaysian Borneo.
One of the most exciting aspects of our visit to Borneo was the chance to see some incredible and rare primates and monkeys in the wild.
As we’ve learned time and again in our travels, seeing animals in person and in the wild is such a precious experience that words can’t really convey.
It’s so […] Read More » Life Among the Sea Gypsies at Singamata Dive Resort – Semporna, Malaysia.
From Kota Kinabalu, we boarded a 12 hour bus crossing Sabah, bound for Semporna.
This small town near the border with the Indonesian side of Borneo is the launching point for the world famous islands and underwater adventures found in the Celebes Sea.
Most divers come here to dive Sipadan, .

A small island filled with […] Read More » Welcome to Borneo

– Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
Flying into Borneo, we were filled with excitement, but didn’t really know what to expect.
We landed in Kota Kinabalu, checked in at the friendly Lavendar Lodge, and had a walk around town our first night there.
We came upon a really cool restaurant known for its fresh catch.
The place looked like a pet […] Read More » Old Friends and New Foods – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
We left the tropical rainforest of Taman Negara bound for Malaysia’s other major (urban) jungle in the buzzing capital city of Kuala Lumpur.
This would be my second visit to KL – as it’s called by the locals – the first being some eight years before for the wedding of my good friend Rizal to […] Read More » Going Bamboo in the Jungles of Taman Negara, Malaysia.

After soaking up the life on the paradise islands of the Perhentians

we decided to check out the nearby national park of Taman Negara.

We caught a boat back to the mainland and then a bus to the small town of Kuala Tahan

which sits across the river from the park.

After searching around town […] Read More » For the Love of Turtles

– Bubbles Dive Resort, Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia.
Erik tried to convince me we had seen enough of Malaysia’s Perhentian Islands after only visiting the smaller island, Kecil.
I wasn’t so sure.
Although the smaller island is rumored to be more laid back and geared for divers and backpackers, I knew how beautiful both of these islands are said to be and I […] Read More » Older posts.
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