The drive to Vik, South Iceland

This drive was so incredible! You don’t need an off-road vehicle. All the sights are visible from the ring road and easy to access. This drive was better than then Golden Circle.

A Magnificent Drive to Vik

Our drive to Vik was the highlight of our trip. It is an easy ride along the ring road and unless you want to hike or find hot springs, you don’t have to map and plan much to see the sights along the way – they are right by the road. There are beautiful waterfalls,Continue reading “A Magnificent Drive to Vik”

Blue Lagoon, Iceland: Tourist Trap?

We were hesitant to go out of our way to visit the Blue Lagoon because we thought it may be a tourist trap. BUT there is a picture of its beautiful blue water in an Iceland Air ad on the Washington D.C. Metro that I often stared at dreamingly during my daily commute. And so,Continue reading “Blue Lagoon, Iceland: Tourist Trap?”

Welcome to the Arctic! (Well, Reykjavik is close, anyway)

Reykjavik is a beautiful town and perfect for wandering on foot. Everyone is friendly and locals will gladly help you find your way around. It’s a bit cold and rainy, but that hasn’t taken away from the experience. The weather right now (in August) is sort of like October weather in New York. The travelContinue reading “Welcome to the Arctic! (Well, Reykjavik is close, anyway)”