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Finding meaning and magic in the Westfjords of Iceland

At a small tavern in the remote Westfjords of Iceland, I knew I was in my happy place.

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Iceland Itinerary and Trip Recap: May 2021

Right as I got my first round of vaccinations, I started planning my first trip in over a year. Iceland had just opened back up to vaccinated visitors and since I had never been, it seemed like a no-brainer. So with 28 days to go, I started planning. Before COVID-19,

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An Interview with Snorri Jónsson of 64° Reykjavík Distillery

A conversation with Snorri Jónsson about Iceland, drinking culture, and the environment.

Crowberry Liqueur from Reykjavik Distillery in Iceland
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What exactly is brennivín? This Icelandic spirit is full of history

The waitress comes up to the table, looks at my friends and me, and said, “you need a shot.” Without really giving us an option, she asks if we want to see the bottle before or after. I know myself; if I know what I’m about to drink, I’

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An Unexpected But Enjoyable Stopover in Iceland

Update: WOW Air is no longer with us. They’ve gone to a farm upstate to play with the other airlines. What Happens When You Fly Budget Airlines A few months ago, I was on my way to Copenhagen for my latest jaunt and wound up with a stopover in

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