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A day alone in Reykjavik

A day alone in Reykjavik

We’d been in Iceland for several days, heading out each day to a different part of the country from our home base in Reykjavik, and I got to the point where I didn’t want to be around any people. This is not unusual for me. It’s unusual that I lasted as long as I did….

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By Viki Gonia, December 4, 2019
I went on two dhow cruises on the Indian Ocean, but somehow I just want to talk about the food

I went on two dhow cruises on the Indian Ocean, but somehow I just want to talk about the food

It seems absurd, after the adventure of safaris in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, to say that my best day in Africa was the day I spent on a boat, but it’s true and that’s okay, because life is absurd sometimes. It’s also absurd to think that this day featured my most favorite meal of the…

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By Viki Gonia, May 1, 2019
Florida Field Trip: Silver Springs

Florida Field Trip: Silver Springs

I love me some kitchy, old-school Florida. Before the theme parks took over, spots like Silver Springs were the Florida way. This place has been around for over a hundred years. It’s Florida’s first tourist attraction, just on the western edge of the Ocala National Forest (which I got to drive through to get there)….

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By Viki Gonia, April 27, 2019
Humid Being & Salty Farms

Humid Being & Salty Farms

There’s a sweet new arts magazine, Humid Being, covering the underground art scene in and around Daytona Beach, and I wrote a review┬áin their first issue of one of my favorite restaurants in the area, Salty Farms Restaurant. Hop over to Humid Being to check it out, and if you find yourself in the Ormond…

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By Viki Gonia, December 18, 2018
Europe on film

Europe on film

I took a trip with my kids to Amsterdam, Budapest and Prague (then I sent them home and visited Salzburg and Vienna with my mom, who met us in Prague) over the summer of 2018, and I got it in my head to bring only a film camera. And I brought one that was relatively…

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By Viki Gonia, December 16, 2018
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