Stories by Katka Lapelosová

ICELAND ROCKS Three years ago, I traveled to Iceland for the first time. It was sort of a spontaneous trip that a friend and I had planned last minute, but it ended up being one of the best international experiences ever. And with flight time being less than five hours from NYC, the chilly country makes for the perfect “long […]

The author, Kat, and our David Parker Brown about ready to fly on a Qatar A380 - Photo: David Parker Brown

“You’re a travel writer,” people say to me. “But you’re afraid of flying? How does that work?” It doesn’t. A terrible experience happened to me, where a flight from Lagos, Nigeria, to Accra, Ghana, kept losing altitude for 30 minutes straight. Storm clouds surrounded us, and I couldn’t see anything. The captain didn’t come on the […]