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When my mother was a young girl, she had a traumatic riding incident that left her being dragged on her back through a stream by an out of control horse in Missouri. Just as she was about to be dragged over some ragged rocks jutting out of the water, she was able to disentangle from the…

I fell completely, utterly, unabashedly in love with Reykjavik. I may or may not have spent each day we were there hunting for an Icelandic husband with whom I could pull a green card marriage — thus ensuring all my future summers were spent in my new favorite city. The search was unsuccessful (not for lack…

Reykjavik-Bike-Tour

In the past few years I have become a more and more active person, and that translates over to my travels. When researching a new destination I’m always looking for adventurous and physical ways to explore. So when I saw rave reviews for Reykjavik Bike Tours on Tripadvisor — also known as my online travel bible…

People come to Reykjavik more to do than to see. Iceland is one of the adventure travel capitals of the world, after all! So it should come as no surprise that most of our four days in the capital were actually spent traveling outside it on excursions going diving, horseback riding, and biking. However, Reykjavik charmed…

If you came to visit me in my hometown of Albany and I told you, “make sure to bring your swimsuit, we’re going to spa it up in some geothermal plant runoff!” I’m pretty sure you would rethink our friendship. And yet when half a million tourists a year flock to Iceland, about 80% of them…

I am so excited today! Why? Because this post kicks off coverage of my trip to Iceland! I was at TBEX just a few days before I left on this trip and of course the hot topic was upcoming travel plans. When I said I was headed to the buzzed about country of Iceland, the inevitable…

Greetings from Iceland! I arrived only a few days ago and already I have amassed hundreds of photos. It was painful to narrow it down to just a few! I have fallen head over hiking boots in love with this country and since the moment I stepped off the plane I’ve been scheming my inevitable return…

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