Let’s go to Iceland – Arrival and the Blue Lagoon

It's been a while since our last trip, so...let's go to Iceland. We didn't have a lot of time to plan this trip. When I heard "basically everyone in Iceland speaks English", it was good enough for me. How very "American" of me. Not only do they speak English, it's mandatory in schools so everyone …

Iceland – Golden Circle Super Highlights

There is so much to write about Iceland. The days can easily blend together here with almost non-stop daylight. So it hasn't seemed like a week has passed since our day tour of the Golden Circle. So rather than tell a long story about it, as so many others have before, here are my best …

Iceland – Into the volcano

The day after we arrived back in Reykjavik from the South Coast, we took a much shorter day-tour inside of a "dormant" volcano. It's only about 30-45 minutes depending on "traffic" outside of Reykjavik. You can see the city from the top of the volcanic area. Reykjavik from the volcano Thríhnúkagígur Volcano I believe our …

Iceland – Snæfellsnes

Pronounced: stnai-fɛls-nɛːs We stayed in Stykkishólmur (Aka Stykkish) on the Snaefellsnes peninsula. Snaefellsnes is located directly North of Reykjavik, but its not exactly a straight shot to get there. Stykkishólmur is located on an even smaller peninsula on the North side of Snaefellsnes. They have a small harbor with fresh fish arriving daily. At the …

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