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Month: December 2017

Budget Breakdown: Iceland’s Ring Road Edition

Budget Breakdown: Iceland’s Ring Road Edition

This post contains affiliate links. Ahhh, Iceland, the Land of Fire and Ice, or what I like to call, the Land that Nearly Makes Everyone Broke. Yes, the rumors are true, Iceland is expensive. Since my trip in November, I’ve learned a few tips and […]

Review: Iceland’s outdoor oasis the Hrísmóar Cabin

Review: Iceland’s outdoor oasis the Hrísmóar Cabin

This post is sponsored by the owners of the Hrísmóar Cabin. This post also contains affiliate links.  After being awake for 36 hours, I was in desperate need of an oasis on my Iceland road trip. I had embarked from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and arrived in […]

Why I remain unplugged on vacation

Why I remain unplugged on vacation

We live through screens. We’re constantly regurgitating content on our smartphones, laptops, and devices from the moment we wake up to the moment we fall asleep. I’m very guilty of this since I lead a digital nomad lifestyle. I never unplug from my technological devices […]

The best lodging along Iceland’s Ring Road

The best lodging along Iceland’s Ring Road

This post is sponsored in part by the owners of the Airbnb rentals I stayed at during the duration of my Iceland road trip. When it comes to finding lodging in Iceland, there are certainly not a lack of options. Tourists can stay in glass igloos […]

Iceland’s Silfra fissure snorkeling review

Iceland’s Silfra fissure snorkeling review

A dozen expletives flew out of my mouth the first time I touched the water in the Silfra fissure. And, no, that wouldn’t be the last time profanity would be said through clenched teeth on this snorkeling tour. Ironically, though, the profanity was sometimes the […]