Posts tagged Reykjavik
The Incredibly Intrepid Icelandic Expedition: Day 4

Day 4 was set to be the relaxing day, the day we weren’t running around like chickens with our heads cut off, intent on seeing every last nook and cranny we could find. And it was that, which is why no one was too concerned when we got off to another slow start in the morning.

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The Incredibly Intrepid Icelandic Expedition: Day 3

There’s nothing quite like waiting until the last minute to plan something out. And it doesn’t get much more last minute than when you’re sitting at the kitchen table in your Airbnb after a long night of shenanigans in the northernmost capital city in the world searching up places to be and things to see on the Google Machine less than an hour before you’re planning to hit the road.

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The Incredibly Intrepid Icelandic Expedition: Day 2

I don’t think it was our intention initially, but Day 2 in Iceland wound up being the longest day of the trip by far. The plan was to explore the country’s southern coast, traveling at least as far as Vík, a seafront village which exists in the shadow of a glacier called Mýrdalsjökull. The village is approximately two and a half hours east of Reykjavík, about the midway point between the capital city and Vatnajökull National Park.

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The Incredibly Intrepid Icelandic Expedition: Day 1

I’m not sure if Iceland was as popular as it is today when I first set my sights on it a few years ago — they actually deal with a little bit of over-tourism these days — but it was a place I wanted to visit regardless if other people were going there or not. And so, finally, here I am, on the frosty frontiers of this large island nation that sits just a few degrees south of the Arctic Circle.

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The NY Times' 52 Places to Go in 2018: Reaction, Highlights & Other Tidbits

Christmas and New Year's Eve and Day have come and gone, and I bet you thought the holidays were over, didn't you? Well, guess again, because The New York Times just released its list of "52 Places to Go in 2018" and I'm partying like it's 1999 all over again.

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Free Land in the Middle of the Pacific? Sign Me Up

Now, along with Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland; Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost city in the U.S.; and the whole continent of Australia, I have added another destination to my travel bucket list: the Pitcairn Islands.

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