Iceland Day 3: South Coast & Blue Lagoon

My third and final day in Iceland was packed with adventure: waterfalls, glaciers, volcanoes and Icelandic horses--so naturally I decided to end my three days of nonstop fun with a relaxing sunset soak in Iceland's famous Blue Lagoon. But first, the adventure. I spent the day driving the southern coast of Iceland, with Vik as [...]

Iceland Day 2: Reykjavik and Scuba Diving Silfra

Today was spent in the capital city of Iceland, Reykjavik. The shoreline path from Laugarnes Peninsula continued all the way to town and was a scenic, easy 30 minute walk from home and had interesting sculptures dotting the trail, most notably the Sun Voyager by artist Jón Gunnar Árnason. REYKJAVIK. The Harpa Concert Hall Hallgrímskirkja Church [...]

Iceland Day 1: The Golden Circle

I did not waste a minute. I arrived at Keflavik Airport somewhere between midnight and 1 a.m. (it's hard to say--jetlag and the still-blue sky had my internal clock all jumbled up!) Reykjavik is about an hour's drive from the airport, so once I got settled into my gorgeous VRBO apartment in the Laugarnes peninsula [...]