Hotel Laki, our First Night in Iceland

Hotel Laki near Kirkjubæjarklaustur in Southern Iceland

After traveling for a whole day, it felt a little crazy to rent a car and start driving just a couple of hours after we landed, but I’m still glad we did. The first night we spent in Iceland was a few hours from the airport in Keflavik, at Hotel Laki. We arrived later in the afternoon, and we were all exhausted and happy to be able to check in for the night. The rooms were wonderful, with a view of the land leading up to the coastline.

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Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu

Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu

Turtle Bay Resort Beach Cottages on Oahu

With our upcoming trip to Oahu, I thought I’d take a moment to share a place we stayed at during our honeymoon on Oahu. We stayed in a beach cottage at Turtle Bay Resort for 5 days for the second half of our honeymoon. Years later and it’s still been one of my favorite places to stay. Perhaps it’s the honeymoon haze or our cottage’s close proximity to the blue-hued waters of Turtle Bay, but I still have a full heart when I remember our stay here. Everything was just right.

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