The stunning Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon in southeast Iceland.

Epic Iceland road trip: itinerary, planning and tips

I remember watching Ben Stiller skateboard down this remote, quiet, winding road in the hit film, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and wondering where the hell is that? It looked and felt like somewhere from another planet and I instantly wanted to go…

September 19, 2017
The author sitting with rockhopper penguins on Bleaker Island in the Falkland Islands.

Antarctica: why it’s my best trip ever

Antarctica is extraordinary. Cruising through massive icebergs, tiptoeing through penguin colonies, spotting whales, getting up close with elephant seals and magnificent albatross. You have to pinch yourself that it’s all real.…

March 30, 2017