Tag Archives: Reykjavik

Why Iceland food’s not so hot

For me, half the fun of going to a new country is trying out the food. With every place quickly becoming like every other place,  it’s sometimes the only way you know you’re in another country. Besides the language, of … Continue reading

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Blue Lagoon: Tourist trap for those who hate tourist traps

Where I’m from, there’s a Starbucks on every corner.  In Iceland, there’s a geothermal pool around every corner. Geothermal pools are water heated by energy from the earth. Like being around a pot of simmering water all the time. That … Continue reading

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Many reasons to visit Iceland — even in winter

If you’re pondering where to vacation this year, here’s another destination for your list. Iceland. Seriously. And I say that after having been there in the dead of winter. As 30 Rock’s Liz Lemon might ask, Why would I want … Continue reading

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