Sioux Falls, March 2018

After visiting Fargo, I continued my commitment to finishing up the Midwest with a Greyhound bus ride down to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Because I wanted the Dakotas to have matching tattoos on or around my knees, I decided on a pocket watch as my South Dakota tattoo. The...

Fargo, February 2018

On my quest to acquire a tattoo in each of the 50 states, I was still missing a big chunk of the Midwest, namely, the Dakotas, Nebraska, and Kansas. I do not drive, so tackling them would mean short, but expensive flights and/or cheap bus tickets, as there is...

Reykjavik, February 2018

Ever since I heard about the Icelandair free layover, I knew I had to incorporate it into one of my trips. Because seeing the northern lights was on my bucket list, when I had a chance to go to Amsterdam in February, it all appeared to fall into place....

Nuuk, February 2018

After my extended stay in Amsterdam, I flew into Iceland for a day before heading out again into even lesser known territory: Greenland. I do not know of many people who have been to Greenland, and I wanted to be one of the few who had. Going in February...

Amsterdam, February 2018

I love seeing my favorite bands playing in overseas venues because it can be such a different experience. Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly were doing a European tour and when they announced a stop in Amsterdam, the Flogging Molly Cruise shipmates jumped all over the opportunity, myself included. After...