Bacon or chocolate? A pint of craft beer or a wedge of aged gouda? The family dog or cat? All choices nobody wants to make. My favorite hiking destinations offer the same conundrum. So what’s the winner – Iceland’s Landmannalaugar or New Zealand’s Tongariro Alpine Crossing?
IcelandAir features in this week’s random travel photo. Find out how the airline names its planes for a particular type of landmark.
Vanuatu wasn’t a destination I’d ever thought about until I read the Cash Peters book “Naked in Dangerous Places”. Find out what sort of adventures await in the South Pacific.
Iceland just gave me another reason to visit again: a tour company that takes people down a 400-foot descent into a volcano’s intact magma chamber. This is the only place in the world you can experience this, and it has me salivating at the thought of another trip to Iceland.
Volcanic fumaroles, explosion craters and endless plains of cooled magma make the landscape near Reykjahliđ one of the most incredible places you’ll ever see.
Landmannalaugar isn’t so much a place. It’s more of a rip in the space-time continuum. Consider its summer: It’s hard to tell 3 a.m. from 3 p.m. It can wrap you in the warmth of geothermal vents, chill you with…
S.P. Crater is one of the cool and overlooked destinations in Arizona. I blame Sunset Crater.
A few years ago, Sarah and I were riding in the Taylor House Century bike ride in the 60-mile group. I didn’t know much about the route, but it took us through Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, which has a…