The Icelandic town of Kirkjubaejarklaustur is surrounded by one of the most bizarre landscapes ever. We hiked through it, trailed by a friendly local dog looking for a busy day of adventure.
Our third day in Iceland has everything from nearly impassible roads to steam explosion craters to friendly dogs roaming the volcanic plains. And a shower and soft bed!
During the winter in Iceland, daylight is scarce and temperatures are low. Is it worth shelling out $379 for a flight from the U.S.? Absolutely – there’s still plenty to do without freezing to death.
I can now say that I’m officially a world-class athlete: I was the first American finisher in a race abroad.
Find out about the incredible outdoor adventure you can find on the Landmannalaugar – Hrafntinnusker hike in Iceland.
Traveling to visit family deprives Americans, with their meager vacation time, of the chance to go abroad. Here’s why you need to say “no!” to visiting your family so you can visit other countries.
Iceland is one unusual and fun destination for travelers. Here’s the first in my day-by-day series of posts about this fascinating island, its landscape and its people.
An Iceland travel guide can help you plan a good trip – but there’s no substitute for having your feet on the ground to truly experience a place. Here are a few odd tidbits you’ll find out from walking around Iceland that you’ll never learn from a guidebook.
Landmannalaugar isn’t so much a place. It’s more of a rip in the space-time continuum. Consider its summer: It’s hard…
Wandering Justin is a traveler who fears no gross food. He pits gefilte fish against the grossness of the Icelandic rotten shark dish known as hákarl. See who wins the Gross Seafood Crown!
Three Great Coffeehouses in Reykjavik, Iceland Reykjavik, the capitol of Iceland, is absolutely bristling with inviting coffeehouses. Kaffitar, Cafe Rot…
Hákarl is a fierce Icelandic dish made from decaying shark meat. It allegedly made celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay vomit. Watching travelin’ dude Wandering Justin take it on!
People really seem to love pets in Iceland. Here are some of my observations about Icelandic pets, and a bit about some of the cool creatures I encountered.
As I was filling up my backpack for traveling to Iceland, all I could think about was a line from…
If you like traveling and taking photos, put Iceland high on your list of destinations. From people to landscapes, you’ll find plenty of amazing sights to aim your lenses at.
When you’re visiting a foreign country, do what the bearded, face-painted dude wielding a 6-foot-tall staff topped with a skull tells you to do. You’ll have more fun that way. Meet the fans of Stjarnan F.C., a soccer team in Iceland.
When you visit Iceland in summer, get ready for the shock of a sky that never really darkens. Even when you know to expect it, it is still strange and surreal.
Iceland is grabbing headlines for all the volcanic activity now shaping its landscape. Here’s a surprise for many – the same processes also made Arizona what it is.
I’ve just made a decision: I need to see the Northern Lights. You know … the aurora borealis. Can you…