Mary Kujawski

REYKJAVÍK: A CITY TO LOVE

Oh, Reykjavík. Quirky, quaint, and irresistibly charming Reykjavík. I’m gonna steal a line from Jerry McGuire and lay my heart bare at your feet: You had me at hello. It’s true! I touched down at Keflavik airport one rainy, cool morning in May 2018. After a soothing and invigorating soak at the ethereal Blue Lagoon,

Mary Kujawski

HOW TO BE A STERLING STEWARD OF ICELAND

Can we chat? Tourist to tourist? Travel aficionado to travel aficionado? You see, I’ve got Iceland on my mind, and the truth is? The truth is, I worry. I’m concerned about the ever-growing abundance of tourists in Iceland and what it means for the country and its landscape long-term. I’m discouraged that some visitors come

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. Looking for tours in Iceland? Look no further, click here and

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