3 Days in Amsterdam

On my way to Jordan in December of 2015 I had a six hour layover in Amsterdam, and I desperately wanted to see the city. But I landed in the wee hours of the morning and was pretty discouraged by the inky blackness cocooning the airport. Figuring I wouldn’t see much at 5am I hunkered down in an uncomfortable plastic chair and vowed to return for a longer visit.

When I returned home from my Middle East trip I immediately booked a round-trip ticket to Amsterdam for the Good Friday weekend. So, in March of 2016 I wandered off on another long weekend adventure!

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4 Days in Iceland

Taking advantage of national holidays is one of my favorite things to do to extend a short vacation without eating up my personal time at work. Over Labor Day of 2015 I decided to venture off to Iceland, and it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. You could easily spend several weeks here, but if you’re looking for a long weekend trip full of adventure this island nation should be top on your list.
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