Iceland: We loved you, and we plan to make a summer trip back to see more of your beautiful country in the future... but we (sometimes) hated your winter roads! There is a saying in Iceland that if you don't like the weather, to wait five minutes. It's quite often true, both in good and bad ways, but how the heck do you drive through it? If you pay attention to Icelandic news, you'd notice that they've been having quite the winter this year. And, of course in true Brinkmann f
I must confess that I have a bad habit. I like to check the weather frequently. Too frequently. I know, I know. That doesn't go with the whole "care free" attitude that we as frequent travelers should have. We're supposed to be all "go with the flow" right? Well, unless there is some "weather checker anonymous" group out there, I just don't "go with the flow" when it comes to weather. I like to be prepared as possible, and that's even more so the case when going to a country
We as people spend our whole lifetime, wanting to be happy. However, when a real opportunity presents itself, the bulk of us go to great lengths to deny ourselves this happiness. Why is it that most of us are so perplexed to believe that we cannot, should not, or should feel guilty for wanting a piece of happiness? Why is it so hard to true to ourselves, wants and dreams?
My idea goes beyond the painful decision to order poutine instead of salad during a rigorous diet plan