On our way home

Iceland

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After a long few years of grad school + work we set off for a trip around Iceland to celebrate Jen’s graduation! Some tips from our trip:

  • Bring cold medicine – only painkillers are sold in Icelandic pharmacies!
  • Have an Icelandic hot dog – they’re delicious!
  • Prepare for experiencing the beauty of the country in the rain
  • Don’t speed on the Ring Road – you’ll get pulled over
  • When driving, give yourself lots of time to get from point A to point B – everything is so beautiful you’ll want to stop the car every few miles!
  • Expect to spend a lot of money when you eat out
  • If you’re in the East Fjords, make sure to get dinner EARLY – everything is closed by 8 PM
The two of us with our meals :) (prime of lamb and beef tenderloin)

Iceland Day 7: Reykjavik for dinner!

30/05/2014 - Leave a Comment - ReykjavíkIceland

We had 8:30 dinner reservations at The Grillmarket and had some time to spare. We walked around Reykjavik a bit before getting dinner a little earlier than planned. Dinner was amazing. I had the lamb and Brett had the steak, and we shared the mink whale, reindeer, and lobster mini burger appetizer… all was D E… Read more →

Bright green landscape on our way to check in

Iceland Day 6: Vik!

29/05/2014 - Leave a Comment - VíkIceland

When we left the lagoon we had the pleasure of driving through this field of flowers that I was obsessed with. We’ll spare you the 30 pictures I took and show you just this one: Pretty cool. We were going to go to Skaftafell National Park but when we got there we realized there wasn’t really… Read more →

Crazy heart in painting

Iceland Day 2: Exploring Reykjavik

25/05/2014 - 1 Comment - ReykjavíkIceland

There were a few places we had wanted to see yesterday but all were closed when we thought of them.  So, we made a plan and embarked on it. First stop: The Kolaportid flea market. Second stop: The Harpa music hall. Third (and final) stop: The Iceland phallological museum. Yup. The world’s only penis museum…. Read more →