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Oh So Worth It Splurges in Iceland

You probably have already heard that Iceland is very expensive.  Well, those stories are all true.  I will admit, I never did get used to the $5 half a cup of coffee.  But don’t despair.  Even if you don’t have a tremendous travel budget, an exciting and adventurous vacation can still be yours in Iceland.

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7 Tips for Winter Traveling in Iceland

So, you have probably heard that Iceland is green and Greenland is icy.  There is a myth about war faring Vikings naming the nations, to give the wrong impression to their enemies.  Well, that story is a myth, but indeed, Iceland is currently warmer and greener than Greenland due to the Gulf Stream. 

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A Stopover? Blaze Your Own Trail in Iceland

Blaze your own trail in Iceland“I did a stopover in Iceland.  You know, you can do that for free for up to a week with Iceland Air, which I used to travel to Spain.”

“Awesome, how was it?  How long were you there?  Where did you go?”

“I love it,

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A Magical Day at the Glaciers – Touching the Ice in Iceland

I had read about how remote and stunning the scenery was in Southern Iceland.  It is considered by many to be the most striking in the whole country.  Lava fields, huge waterfalls, glaciers, glacial lagoons, black sand beaches, craggy mountains, ice caves, horses with their manes blowing in the wind,

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Dog Sledding & Snowshoeing — Feb 3

Nestling in the cabin after another day in the cold is a most inviting experience.  We have this theme going on in the temperate regions, but it’s more pronounced this far north.  The outside is colder, the inside is warmer, and the people are more extreme as well.

We woke up late because it was still dark and also,

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