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Road trips are some kind of magic. With good music, the food of your choice, only the best company, and countless destinations, a good road trip can work wonders for the soul. But it can also be mind-maddeningly boring. And uncomfortable. Wouldn’t it be great if there were some ways to make it an even more enjoyable experience? I think it would…. …so here are 10 ways to make it more enjoyable!… Read More

I like wind. Once, a friend asked me what my favorite aspect of nature was and that was it: The Wind. Maybe it’s changed by now (how do you narrow it down, honestly? water, sunsets, thunderstorms, snowflakes, lily pads, fire–there can’t be a favorite), but wind is definitely high on the Favorites List. Think about it. On a hot or humid day, you want a tall glass of water and more wind…. Read More

You should drive Ring Road (the big number 1 road that goes all around Iceland). If you have a fear of driving in foreign countries, you should get over it. They do have a lot of public transportation in Reykjavik (Iceland’s capital, where most of the people are) so if driving in a foreign country spooks you out for whatever reason, you do have other options–they’re just narrow ones. I suggest you get over… Read More

Maybe you’re not that organized of a person and would rather just throw some junk in a suitcase then make a packing list and pack everything on it (*cough* Noah), but if you do that with Iceland, then you’ll end up having to buy a few things while you’re there (like gloves or deodorant, perchance?). Packing lists are just a smart idea, especially in cold places where you’ll be for an extended… Read More

Where to begin? Yes, it’s cold. Yes, there’s ice. Yes, they speak English (as well as Icelandic). Yes, some of the natives probably believe in trolls (I might, too, if I grew up there. You’ll have to go to understand why). Iceland is a volcanic island rich with waterfalls, caves, sheep, and fish jerky. They drive on the right side of the road, don’t really care about customer service, and close the roads… Read More