Snorkeling with Vikings in Iceland

Snorkeling with Vikings in Iceland

The van from Reykjavik barrels through countryside best described as English moors meet the moon. Mossy volcanic rocks jut from the ground at one bend, yet around the next turn lie rolling green hills and snow-capped peaks. The sun is only just inching above the horizon, even though it’s past 10 a.m. So far I’ve … Continued

Iceland: Alone in the Lava

I recently took a trip to Iceland – my first to that country. It was also my first solo traveling venture, as all my previous trips had me visiting friends. I was alone in a foreign country; and with that came all the liberation and all the fear of being totally on my own. The … Continued

Reykjavik: Literary Cultures

Reykjavik: Literary Cultures Certain things strike you when you are in a city for the first time. In Reykjavik, I was struck by the amount of books. I found it unusual for such a small linguistic area. It wasn’t simply that there were bookstores (albeit an increasing rarity in some places), but there were also … Continued

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Iceland: Chasing the Northern Lights

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Janet Myers from The United Kingdom. Thanks for your entry Janet! Chasing the northern lights – With a thirty or something year old son By now we had come to the conclusion that the northern lights are by no means a … Continued

Ice, Ice Baby! Discovering Iceland

Kate Jarvis offered to share about a recent visit to Iceland, and as this is a place both George and I have never been and want to visit–we were excited to learn about a new destination. Enjoy! City breaks are great fun. I came to realise this after my first one this January, when I went … Continued

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