4 Days in Reykjavik

The capital of Iceland is not a large city, but we found that even 4 days in Reykjavík was not quite enough to explore all it has to offer. Reykjavík is the northern most capital city in the world, and with a population of 120,000 it is actually pretty large. We used our time in Reykjavík to explore the city, as well has places short distances from it. Stay Like other Scandinavian countries, Iceland is Read More …

One Day in Savannah

Last May my sister and I travelled from Washington state to Georgia to watch our brother graduate from basic training. After his graduation from Fort Benning he immediately had to head home back to Washington. Fortunately another sister lives in central Georgia so we had a wonderful few days hanging out with our sister, niece and nephew. The end of our Georgia trip concluded with a girls trip to Savannah for a night. We only had Read More …

Visiting the Blue Lagoon after a Red Eye Flight

Our Icelandair flight arrived to Keflavik International Airport at 6:45 in the morning.  We had pre-booked a Honda CR-V from Green Motion (you can read about our experience Renting a Car in Iceland) and were picked up at arrivals by the shuttle. Our first day in Iceland started with a visit to an iconic site in Iceland; the Blue Lagoon! We will tell if you if visiting the Blue Lagoon after a red eye flight Read More …

Renting a Car in Iceland

We spent a week exploring Reykjavik and the southern coast of Iceland by car in March 2016. This is our experience and tips for renting a car in Iceland.  Where should I rent a vehicle?  The first decision in booking a car in Iceland is deciding on where to pick it up. Most car rental companies will have an office in Keflavik near the airport, or 40 minutes away in Reykjavik. On any search engine Read More …

Driving the Golden Circle in Winter

The Golden Circle is a popular 300km loop near Reykjavik that delivers some of the best parts of what Iceland is known for. A quick search of Golden Circle tours will find you hundreds of options; from a private tour to the big bus tour groups that crowd the stops. We decided to rent a vehicle and drive the Golden Circle ourselves. This is our experience and best advice for driving the Golden Circle in Read More …