Iceland

It’s one of the most popular destinations in the world. If you like Vikings, legends, glaciers, and believe it or not… hot dogs!

Iceland

  • How to Plan Long-term Travel in Europe - I got a question from a fellow female traveler recently about how to manage traveling in Europe for four months. Or should she spend two months in Europe and two months in Southeast Asia? Well, those are excellent questions, and I have some strong opinions about that!
  • What Women Pack for Winter in Europe - It's the dream! Winter in Europe is full of snowy mountain villages, Christmas markets, world-class ski and winter sports resorts, and in some countries... reindeer!
  • 2017: Year of Islands - As 2017 comes to a close, I'm reflecting on our travels and realizing... we visited a lot of islands this year! When I think of islands, I think of tropical weather, beaches, sea turtles and swimming nearby. But when I looked back on our island excursions, it struck me that not all islands are the same. Join me in reliving our island experiences!
  • Packing for Ladies: Iceland - Having trouble deciding what to pack for your own trip to chilly Iceland? I've got just the thing! Here's what I came up with for our trip to the Land of Fire and Ice.
  • Aurora Borealis: Iceland’s Northern Lights - This Motivation Monday is all about the beautiful, mysterious, often elusive Aurora Borealis: the Northern Lights. Iceland is not the best place in the world to see them, but we saw them two out of four nights there! Here is your guide to seeing them, photographing them, and enjoying them!
  • What to Eat in Iceland - It's What I Ate Wednesday! This week it's all about the amazing food in the Land of Fire and Ice--Iceland! From hot soup to hot dogs, Iceland has quite the variety of foods to fuel you through hikes and windy, chilly days!
  • What to Know Before You Visit Iceland - It's Travel Tip Tuesday! This week we're giving you our best tips and good things to know for your own trip to the Land of Fire and Ice--Iceland! Spoiler alert: It is bigger than you think!
  • Packing for Men: Iceland - It's What I Wore Wednesday! Well, not so much what I wore, but more about what my husband wore on our trip to Iceland last weekend! If you're a man who hates to pack, we've done the hard work for you.

South Iceland

  • Ruined: Beauty in the Broken Places - Do you like ruins? They are major draws for tourists around the world, but they're not for everyone. They serve as a warning against whatever was their downfall, they make epic backdrops, they are a window into the past. There is beauty in the broken, but sometimes it takes hundreds of years to find it. There's a lesson in there for all of us, but I'll leave that to you.
  • 10 Reasons to Visit South Iceland - It's Faraway Friday! Our recent trip to the South Coast of Iceland was inspiring and unique, and I encourage everyone to visit! Here are our top 10 reasons why.
  • Road Tripping South Iceland - I've got an itinerary for your own south coast road trip and some tips to help you out. If you're starting from points near Reykjavik, follow this itinerary in order; if you're starting from Vik or points east of Vik, follow it backwards! Let's get going!

West Iceland

  • 1 Day in Reykjavik - This Throwback Thursday, I'm throwing it back to one fun day in Reykjavik, Iceland, with my sweet husband, my great friend from college, and his sweet wife who now live in Reykjavik! We had a blast, and I think we came up with a pretty fantastic itinerary if you have just one day to spend in the world's northern-most national capital!
  • Ultimate Guide to Iceland’s Blue Lagoon - One of the most visited sites in Iceland is its famous Blue Lagoon! My sweet husband Steve and I had the opportunity to visit this magical place on our recent trip to Iceland, and we came up with some tips for you before you visit for yourself!
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