A very pretty beach and an aggressively pink palace: Agios Gordios, Corfu

I have gotten so so far behind on sharing pics from my latest travels, because of a pesky little dissertation thing. But, as I sit on my couch, sipping some freshly-brewed kombucha and homemade nanaimo bars, I figured I would mentally visit a little island in Greece, where Brhm and I spend a magical week … More A very pretty beach and an aggressively pink palace: Agios Gordios, Corfu

The smelliest place of all: Krýsuvík, Iceland

In celebration of the final day with Emma as co-pilot, we decided to visit the place where the bowels of the earth expel sulphuric flatulence in visually spectacular ways. Welcome to Krýsuvík! The earth bubbles with hot steam, resulting in the sensory experience of existing inside a hot wet fart. It is really undeniable. But still quite … More The smelliest place of all: Krýsuvík, Iceland

An improbability of puffin pictures, Iceland

Vestmannaeyjar is home to Iceland‘s largest puffin colony. There is a convenient bird viewing platform located on the north side of cape Stórhöfði. In our quest to see all the puffins, we headed there in the afternoon. There was nary a bird on our first visit to the area (although it was still stunningly beautiful).You can … More An improbability of puffin pictures, Iceland