Iceland: Reykjavik

  The next day, we explored the city of Reykjavik. It’s a small city but obviously has so much history (duh). It’s colorful amongst the grey skies + very clean and almost quaint. Everybody in Reykjavik has hot running water in their house from the hot water from the volcanoes (all geothermal) so Iceland is definitely […]

Essential Iceland review with Iceland Rovers Tours

Day Tour: Essential Iceland (Kaldidalur, Langjökull Glacier, Lava Caves, Hot Springs and Waterfalls) Iceland Rovers Tours We decided to book an experience using the company Iceland Rovers Tours. I decided on Iceland Rovers Tours because they use 4wd Range Rovers to take you around and with only 6 seats, there can only be a […]

Staying at Iceland Hotel ThingHolt

Hótel Þingholt – ThingHolt Þingholtsstræti 3-5 – 101 Reykjavík This is the hotel we stayed at in Reykjavik, Iceland. It is located just a few steps away from the main street in the city but t is quite easy to miss. It is a grey concrete industrial building with a door that says “Hotel Thingholt” on […]

Iceland: The Blue Lagoon

We arrived in Reykjavik around 7 AM flying in from Iceland Air. Jetting through customs +  picking up our luggage was a delight this time. At this point, I felt totally jet lagged….and floating around in a steamy “natural”  geothermal hot spring sounded like a dream. After buying some Skyr for breakfast, this Icelandic dairy product, similar to yogurt; […]