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Blue Lagoon Relaxation

Ahh, what a good final day in Iceland! If you’ve been to the Blue Lagoon, you know what I’m talking about. The whole reason it exists is to provide a place to relax and, in some cases, even help alleviate some skin issues (it’s all that mineral-rich water, ya know). 1,184 more words


A Golden Tour of Iceland

If there’s one thing that traveling can teach you, it’s that last-minute plans are often the best ones.

Although we had talked about our plans for yesterday, we didn’t think it was going to work out to book them, so we didn’t until Wednesday afternoon. 1,515 more words


(Most Of) A Day in Reykjavik

Sulfur. Did you know that hot water in Iceland often smells like sulfur (or, as you might better know the smell, rotten eggs)? Yes, it’s true! 878 more words


Into Iceland

Okay, my plan was to give you a full blog post today, but the jet lag is winning (or maybe it’s already won?), so I think you’re just going to get a quick update for now, with a full update tomorrow. 209 more words


The story about thousands of Icelanders offering their homes to refugees is a wild exaggeration

Let me start with this: I do not doubt that thousands of Icelandic people want to help refugees from Syria. So do thousands of Germans, Brits, Greeks—in fact, very likely… 503 more words


The time has finally come! Yes, our Europe 2015 adventure is about to begin. :) We’ve checked in at the airport in Minneapolis and are waiting for our first flight, which will get us to NYC. 103 more words