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Five Things No One Tells You About Iceland

Five Things No One Tells You About Iceland

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I got to Iceland. I knew it would be cold, though manageable and that most of the population lived in Reykjavik. As I spent more and more time on the island country, I learned more about the […]

Snorkeling the Silfra Fissure with Arctic Adventures

Snorkeling the Silfra Fissure with Arctic Adventures

Iceland is known worldwide to be the only place where one can swim between two tectonic plates. So when my travels brought me to the northern country, I knew I had to jump into those chilly waters and see the fissure with my own eyes. […]

How to Spend 3 Days in Reykjavik

How to Spend 3 Days in Reykjavik

Reykjavik – the capital of Iceland – has a long and interesting past. What we see today in Reykjavik is the product of that past: the harbor waiting to receive incoming ships, the thermal baths, the colourful homes, and the simplistic yet progressive way of […]

Thermal Pool Etiquette in Iceland

Thermal Pool Etiquette in Iceland

  You should make a visit to a thermal pool – be it a municipal pool in Reykjavik or the Blue Lagoon- at least once during your time spent in Iceland. That being said, Icelanders are very specific and serious about the pre-soak routine. For […]

Hotel Cabin in Reykjavik, Iceland

Hotel Cabin in Reykjavik, Iceland

  I arrived at Hotel Cabin in Reykjavik shortly after 8 am – a few hours before regular check in so I really didn’t expect my room to be available. The lobby was a frenzy of high energy people – some going to and leaving […]

I Heart Reykjavik Walking Tour

I Heart Reykjavik Walking Tour

When I began researching activities in Reykjavik, a walking tour is something I really wanted to do because oddly enough, I had never done a city walking tour. Of the countless tour sites I visited, the I Heart Reykjavik site caught my attention. The site […]

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