When I decided that I wanted to go to Iceland, I knew I wanted to do a tour around the Golden Circle. Simply put, the Golden Circle is a popular tourist route in southern Iceland that features Thingvellir National Park,
The view from the top of Hallgrímskirkja! To be honest, I did minimal research about Iceland before I went. I figured out a few things that I really wanted to do (Blue Lagoon, Golden Circle, etc.) but I didn't do a
Hi friends! As promised: this post is all about how you can save money on food while you're in the most expensive city in the world: Reykjavik. Or at least it's about how I never paid more than $20 for a meal while in the most expensive city in the world. Let's get straight into it, shall we?
When you need a break in from going on group tours outside the city center and from all the many museums in Reykjavik, you should get yourself to Bergstaðastræti Street over to Kattakaffihusid! Unlike a lot of the other cat
I'm going to tell y'all that the hype is real about the Blue Lagoon! Someone is going to yell at me for being basic but I don't care. I am SO GLAD I made the decision to head straight to
At the end of my trip with my two bags in my authentic Icelandic Lopapeysa! Sorry for the extremely long title of this post, but I really wasn't sure how else to name it. This really is all about the things
Greetings, fellow travelers! (From my cat, Playbill, AND me!) I'm leaving in a couple of hours for Reykjavik! FINALLY! OMG. I never thought this day would end. I have my reservation at the Blue Lagoon already made for after I land tomorrow (with transportation from the airport and to my accommodation after!) and then I'm doing a tour of the Golden Circle on Friday which I've also already booked. I'm thinking I'll spend the rest of my time walking around Reykjavik, going to the cat cafe, and possibly a Puffin sighting tour. I'm also really excited to try a bunch of the vegan restaurants that I've read about online and on YouTube. But what did I pack for basically a four-day trip? Well, I feel like I overpacked but everything fit into my backpack so that was a relief. Here's what I packed:
Since I'm going to Reykjavik in a few days, I'm starting to mentally prepare for the sticker shock when I get there because one of the number 1 things you'll read on the internet is how expensive it is. But I