Blog posts from Eric’s 40th
Eric’s 40th: Reykjavík

Eric’s 40th: Reykjavík

We spent our first and last evenings in Iceland's capital and main city, Reykjavík. Tuesday Our apartment was two blocks from the famous Hallgrimskirkja, a church design inspired by the Icelandic...

Eric’s 40th: Iceland Day 2 – RAIN!

Eric’s 40th: Iceland Day 2 – RAIN!

This will be forever referred to as the 'wet' day in Iceland. It was about 40 degrees and drizzling with gusty winds and after two stops at Gullfoss and Geysir we were absolutely soaked. Thankfully...

Eric’s 40th: Iceland overview

Eric’s 40th: Iceland overview

After a two hour flight from London we landed in Keflavik airport. Volcanic rock, virtually no trees, and a very windy, cloudy 45 degrees met us on arrival - it felt like a totally different world....

Eric’s 40th: Kew Gardens & Richmond

Eric’s 40th: Kew Gardens & Richmond

To help celebrate my birthday Leandra treated me to an afternoon at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (better known as Kew Gardens). The District line took us within a few blocks of the entrance, and...

Eric’s 40th: A birthday in London

Eric’s 40th: A birthday in London

After breakfast we left our hotel and headed north to the Brick Lane area. As we came to the north end of the street we found a collection of street vendors selling delicious smelling ethnic foods,...

Eric’s 40th: where we stayed in London

Eric’s 40th: where we stayed in London

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Tower of London - located a block from the Tower Hill metro stop, this hotel is well positioned for exploring Tower Bridge, Bermondsey, Shoreditch, and other...

Eric’s 40th: a day in Boston

Eric’s 40th: a day in Boston

We had the option of a four hour layover or a ten hour layover, and since we hadn't been to Boston, we choose the ten hour option. Because we would have carry-on bags we knew we'd need to store them...

Eric’s 40th: IcelandAir

Eric’s 40th: IcelandAir

How to celebrate my 4oth birthday - how could it not involve travel? When we noticed some nice fares on Icelandair to London we started thinking about a trip. Then I remembered that Icelandair...

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Madrid, Spain (Mar)
Valencia, Spain (Mar+Apr)
Palma, Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)
Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)