Archive for 'Iceland'

Panoramas of Iceland - a Photo Essay

Posted on 22. Jan, 2015 by .


I’m a firm believer that a picture really is worth a thousand words (and this is coming from an exceedingly talkative person - honestly, sometimes I have trouble just shutting the hell up). Over the years, I’ve published a lot of photo essays on this space, and they consistently are the most popular posts - even […]

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48 hours in Reykjavik

Posted on 17. Sep, 2014 by .


Reykjavik has become quite the poster city for all things Scandinavian in the past couple of years; fresh air, accessible nature, colorful cottages and plenty of coffee shops filled with cozy candles. Indeed, gone are the days where visitors simply drove through Reykjavik on their way to the West Fjords or simply to get a […]

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Do’s and Dont’s of an Iceland Road Trip

Posted on 18. Aug, 2014 by .


Let’s just start by stating the obvious: Iceland is amazing. Like, I-almost-didn’t-blink-for-a-week kind of amazing. But the rugged, raw beauty of the country is not something to simply marvel at; it is also something to take into consideration when planning a trip, for Iceland is a land of extreme conditions (you will notice that I […]

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Where to stay in Reykjavik: Hostel B47

Posted on 18. Jul, 2014 by .


Iceland is one of the handful of places in the world that are notoriously expensive, along with the rest of Scandinavia and Japan, for example. Because one can only eat so many hot dogs for the sake of budget, I wanted my accommodation to be private, stylish and inexpensive. These were the three items that […]

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