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Snorkeling between continents

The last thing I ever thought I’d do on a trip to Iceland is go snorkeling. I mean, seriously – when you think diving or snorkeling destinations, it’s hardly the first place that comes to mind, especially during the winter months. The Bahamas? Sure. Florida Keys? You bet. The Caymans? Sign me up. But Iceland […]

I ate a puffin, and I liked it

When you think of Iceland, you often think volcanoes and hot springs. Or vast, untouched landscape populated by sheep and the iconic sweaters knitted from the wool of those sheep. But Iceland as a foodie destination? Certainly was not on my radar or among the reasons my friend Julie and I picked it as a […]

Iceland in the winter? Best adventure ever!

There’s plenty to love about going to Iceland, despite the fact it may seem to be among the more unlikely winter getaway destinations and, at times, seemingly a land of contradictions. But when a friend and I were planning a grand adventure, somehow heading to the land of fire and ice in the dead of […]