The Truth About The Blue Lagoon in Iceland

The Blue Lagoon naysayers are not wrong.  It’s crowded, it’s touristy, it’s expensive, but we all know you’re going anyway.   From the moment you step off the plane in Reykjavik it’s unavoidable.  You’re immediately greeted with pictures of statuesque bikini clad woman surrounded by swirling fog rising from the milky blue water.  Your hands...
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Destination Immortality

We all know that traveling improves the quality of your life, but can it affect it’s quantity as well?  There are certainly a number of factors that suggest that it can.  I also have a theory that, due to slight differences in when daylight savings time is observed in various countries, you could “fall back”...
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My Night in a Haunted Castle

  You can already tell it’s haunted can’t you?  About half way between Glasgow and Edinburgh, you’ll find Airth Castle in Falkirk, Scotland. This castle-turned-hotel-and-spa boasts around 500 years of history, which naturally means 500 years of ghosts!!!  That is, at least according to their Wikipedia page. I booked a room at the Airth Castle...
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Why Loch Ness?

“Why Loch Ness?” is a question I got from many Scots I spoke with before my trip.  The answer was a resounding, “Oh that’s right, you’re American.”  Of course it should have been, “monsters, duh!” The possibility of monsters is what attracted me to Loch Ness in the first place, but after hearing time and...
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