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Mary Kujawski

YOU SAY TOMATO, I SAY FRIÐHEIMAR…

…but let’s not call the whole thing off! Instead, I want to tell you about a very distinct and unforgettable dining experience you can have during your travels in Iceland! A TOMATO LOVER AT HEART When I was a kid, one of my favorite treats was a tomato. I would chomp into that bad boy

Mary Kujawski

HOW TO PACK FOR ICELAND LIKE A BOSS

You’re going to Iceland! Beautiful, glorious, unpredictable Iceland. First: how exciting! You are going to absolutely adore Iceland. Careful, though: You might even fall in love! I sure did! Second: You’re probably wondering what on Earth to pack. Yes? Let’s explore this a bit. WHAT’S ICELAND LIKE? Iceland is a place where Mother Nature is

Grétar Ingi Erlendsson

“OFF THE BEATEN PATH“ ICELAND

More often than not I get asked about off the beaten path places to see in Iceland. I guess news of growing number of guests here have led to the perception of over tourism, which couldn’t be further from the truth. Don’t get me wrong, many attractions here gather quite a crowd. Especially during summer.

Mary Kujawski

ICELAND: A TOTAL HEARTBREAKER

It’s been 257 days since I buckled my seat belt aboard an Icelandair jet, hurtled down a runway at Keflavik airport, and left a piece of my soul sitting atop a volcanic rock in the middle of the chilly and unforgiving North Atlantic. But, hey. Who’s counting? I spent the next six misty-eyed hours flying

Mary Kujawski

REYKJADALUR HOT SPRINGS: HIKING HEAVEN ON EARTH

Could this be the afterlife? This is the question I was asking myself as I took in my surroundings and did a quick mental check: I’m walking through a valley green the color of moss, the smell of sulfur and freshly damp soil pungent in the air. Bubbling hot geysers spring forth from milky turquoise

Mary Kujawski

THE BLUE LAGOON: WORTH IT?

To Blue Lagoon or not to Blue Lagoon, that is the question. It’s inevitable: any visitor to Iceland will eventually have to decide whether one of Iceland’s top visited attractions will make the cut during their travels. Tourists, trying to manage their list of things to see and do in Iceland, will wonder: Should I