What to Wear in Iceland: Ultimate Packing Guide

The Land of Fire and Ice (a.k.a. Iceland) didn’t get it’s cool nickname for being mild. If you are headed here, congratulations! You are going to have some of the best experiences of your lifetime! BUT, it’s important to be prepared so that you can thoroughly enjoy your time there. The weather in Iceland is variable and rapidly changes. Furthermore, there are often micro-climates. In a 3 hour drive sightseeing along the coast, you might experience all four seasons in one day. Speaking from experience, we started one day out with sun and passing clouds, me in a flannel and…

Visiting the Blue Lagoon in Iceland: Here’s what you need to know

Swimming in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon was a memorable experience and I encourage others to check it out when visiting Iceland! The Blue Lagoon is a man-made spa, but made of natural mineral-rich water high in silica which gives it the reflective property that makes it look so blue. It surrounded by lava rock, so it really looks and feels very unique. It is really stunning. Yes, you will see tourists there, but so what? You will see tourists across the whole of Iceland and at every major waterfall or glacier. Don’t let that stop you. I think having a few…

What to see in Iceland: 5 Day Iceland Itinerary

Iceland is one of the most special and amazing destinations you’ll visit in your lifetime. I feel confident saying that after having spent time on this unique and beautiful island. There is a reason why Star Wars and Game of Thrones both chose Iceland for filming locations. It is other-worldly and visually stunning in a way that makes you feel you are on another planet. There are many ways to see the beautiful sites and many people choose to take tours, but I’m going to give you an itinerary to do it on your own. We often saw the large…

Iceland Travel Guide: Top Tips for Visiting Iceland

Your trip to Iceland will be epic. And, I don’t use that word lightly. I believe that because I just returned from my own epic Iceland adventure! And I also returned wiser. There are a few things you can be aware of that will make your trip even that much better! This Iceland travel guide is stocked with helpful information to: 1) Provide tips for making the most of your trip and 2) Set expectations so you know what you’re getting into. First, let’s get you excited! Here are 5 awesome things about Iceland. This is based off my experience visiting…

Top Mykonos Resort: Kouros Boutique Hotel

Need some ideas for where to stay in Mykonos? It can be confusing and overwhelming when you’re looking at the different areas and beaches, trying to decide where to stay. Every place looks beautiful (Greeks do hotel design superbly) and it can become quite a dilemma. There is no bad answer really. I mean, you’ll be vacationing on Mykonos so any decision you make will be fine. However, I do have a point of view that being in walking distance of Mykonos Town (vs. the beach areas) really allows you very easy access to the adorable town, tons of bars…

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