Icelandic Humour is Weird: Reykjanes Peninsula

Since we are all burned out, we opted for a ‘quiet’ drive around the peninsula near Keflavik airport, Reykjanes. Though Iceland is famous for its moonscapes, this isolated bit of land hammers it home more than anywhere else. Lava fields sprawl for miles and miles, and black sands get underneath your feet. First stop on … More Icelandic Humour is Weird: Reykjanes Peninsula

About that hygge life: Reykjavik and the Blue Lagoon

Iceland is prohibitively expensive, but it is pretty, and it’s always hygge (a Scandinavian concept of being warm, cosy and comfortable). I was a bit sceptical after hearing of it at work, but it doesn’t work so well at home, because we are often stuck at awkward and in between temperatures. The Icelandic sense of … More About that hygge life: Reykjavik and the Blue Lagoon

Smells like fart: Iceland’s Golden Circle

We landed in Iceland (probably Europe’s most expensive country – Switzerland eat your heart out) yesterday. First thing of note: it’s cold, and it’s barren, but it’s quiet and peaceful as they come. Reykjavik has about the same population as Poole, my hometown, and Iceland is the most sparsely populated country in Europe – bliss. … More Smells like fart: Iceland’s Golden Circle