Category Archives: Iceland

Iceland’s Columns of Black Basalt

Vik's basalt columns - close

Iceland’s columns of black basalt that occur naturally across the island, seem to have entered the collective subconscious of its people, for they are replicated as a motif in the art and architecture of the country. If ever there were... Read More | Share it now!

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Icelandic Whimsy

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Icelandic whimsy seems to come from some part of  the national character that appreciates absurdity combined with a dollop of humor. We observed certain delicious bits of unexpected whimsy in subtle ways throughout the country. For a number of years I... Read More | Share it now!

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Meals to Love in Iceland, Or Not

Loki Cafe

There were many meals to love in Iceland, or not, as the case may be. I’d say, however, that we’ll remember three particular meals in our ten days on the island as being truly outstanding. After leaving Reykjavik, we took a leisurely drive... Read More | Share it now!

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Things to Know About Iceland


There are a number of things to know about Iceland before you go. Each country has its own personality, and none is more distinct than Iceland’s. Historical connections with Denmark and Norway color patterns and views, but topography probably... Read More | Share it now!

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Iceland, Here We Come

plane to Iceland

Iceland, here we come! A week from now I’ll be with two of my daughters in the geothermal wonderland called Iceland. The itinerary I’ve created includes soaking in hot pots, walks behind waterfalls to a volcano, snorkeling in the fissure... Read More | Share it now!

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