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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… Continue reading 2017: Year of Islands

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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… Continue reading 1 Day in Reykjavik

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Packing for Ladies: Iceland

It’s What I Wore Wednesday! 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. We were there 73 hours, which is typical for us, but not enough time to see… Continue reading Packing for Ladies: Iceland

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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! Finding the Northern Lights The… Continue reading Aurora Borealis: Iceland’s Northern Lights

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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. 10. Mythical Scenery I mostly prefer tropical settings–bright colors, impossibly clear water, warmth, fruit growing in the wild… But Iceland delivers on a completely different level.… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit South Iceland

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Road Tripping South Iceland

It’s Throwback Thursday! This week we’re throwing it back to our exciting road trip across Iceland’s unique south coast. Good news: it is possible to do most of it in a day! 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… Continue reading Road Tripping South Iceland

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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! Breakfast It’s the most important meal of the day! We knew we’d be… Continue reading What to Eat in Iceland

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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! Driving in Iceland You will need to rent a car in Iceland. There are some bus tours, and… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Iceland

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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! Hours vary slightly by season, so check opening… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

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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. Here’s what we came up with: On the Plane Overnight flights in economy are… Continue reading Packing for Men: Iceland