Travel Blogs from Reykjavík, Iceland

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Beyond the Wall, Trolls and Christmas Beer, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Beyond the Wall, Trolls and Christmas Beer

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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... did some skinny dipping in GoT. This lead to us going to a steam vent smelling of sulphur and surrounded by bubbling mud. Iceland began generating electricity with geothermal heat in the 1930s when they realised that imported oil, gas or coal were all too ...

Flight, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Flight

A travel blog entry by suemeisenhelter

We left Dulles Airport at 8:35 pm and arrived in Reykjavik, Iceland at 6:20 am. We left Reykjavik at 7:40am and landed in London at 11:45 am. We arrived on time in both Iceland and London. We did not sleep much on the plane. The layover and plane change ...

The Golden Circle, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

The Golden Circle

A travel blog entry by keshiak

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... , I would do it solo (or with friends) rent a car and drive around and do it (maybe have one of your friends read you a history book on Iceland to give you the same 'I'm on a tour' feeling). But now that Iceland is a wrap - I'm on to Norway and am ...

The Blue Lagoon ...... nothing else matters., Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

The Blue Lagoon ...... nothing else matters.

A travel blog entry by keshiak

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... warmed to a comfortable temperature?" but then on the other hand, I now know that Heaven does exist and it is located in Iceland, about 30 minutes away from Reykjavik and a 7 hour flight from Vancouver Island - I'm alright with that. I've also ...

July 5, 2012, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

July 5, 2012

A travel blog entry by 3bybike

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Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Iceland

A travel blog entry by grant_julie

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... we decided to publish a short blog, and put the details in the photo comments.</i> ~~~~~~~~~~ <b><u>Iceland... Interesting factoids</u></b> There are 66 golf courses... Often the greens are in amongst lava fields, running ...

Follow the white rabbit!, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Follow the white rabbit!

A travel blog entry by mandrela

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Auch das Frühstück in diesem Hotel ist wieder ein Genuss. Die Isländer können vieles - Essen gehört definitiv auch dazu. Nun ja, wir sind beide heute etwas müde. Und laufen halb verschlafen durch die Strassen von Reykjavik. ...

Citytrip Reykjavik, Reykjavík, Island travel blog

Citytrip Reykjavik

A travel blog entry by landy75

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Heute gings in die Hauptstadt, nach dem Besuch des Volcano House schlenderten wir durch die Strassen Reykjavik wo es viele kleine Geschäfte gibt. Nach einem obligaten Kaffe (im Bakkari) und einem super feinem Sandwich und natürlich einem ...

The End, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

The End

A travel blog entry by rybax

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Today is the last day of our trip. Our flight leaves at 4pm, so we still have enough time to get to some last attractions. Last night, we spent the night in downtown Reykjavik. We found a nice quiet pub and drank some local beer. This morning, we ...

Reykjavik, Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Reykjavik, Iceland

A travel blog entry by ceeuropetrip

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... transportation we could think of (excluding a ship ride) we have also made it to the beautiful, colorful, charming town of Reykjavik, Iceland. Also infavor of our luck we arrived on the "National Day" of Iceland whitch celebrates the day of June 17, 1944 ...

Just another layover, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Just another layover

A travel blog entry by ncorkhill

Cleanest airport I have ever seen. Unfortunately it was dark outside right up until we boarded the plane so I saw little of Iceland. What I did see from the pictures inside the airport however looked amazing so I wouldn't mind returning here one day. They ...

New York stories part 2, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

New York stories part 2

A travel blog entry by amy.cosgrove

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... I can come back again in the future for a bit longer! I'm getting very used to airports and planes. The flight to Iceland was pretty uneventful. Gotta say having a sleeping pill makes any turbulence seem a lot more fun than usual. Iceland itself has ...

Vliegen met kinderen, Reykjavík, IJsland travel blog

Vliegen met kinderen

A travel blog entry by rick_maartje

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Op zich waren we voorbereid op het ergste, en dat is maar goed ook want zo,n vlucht gaat je niet in de koude kleren zitten. Gaby wilde absoluut niet slapen. De vlucht Ams> IJsland was dramatisch, en de vlucht IJsland naar Denver wellicht nog erger. ...

New type of travel, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

New type of travel

A travel blog entry by jbish95

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... making a valiant attempt at warming up. Once outside we headed towards a Viking sculpture and were confronted with a glimpse of Iceland beauty. Across the other side of the Bay Area was a beautiful snowy tipped mountain. The sculpture we soon came ...

Simply breathtaking Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Simply breathtaking Iceland

A travel blog entry by littlebush

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... shooting up 30m, to oohs and aahs from the handful of tourists up that early to see it before the tour buses arrive. Iceland is blessed with many impressive waterfalls. Gullfoss is one. A monster of a multi tiered waterfalls, you can hear it before you ...

Reykjavík, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Reykjavík

A travel blog entry by tomodea

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Today the sun shone; another lovely, cold day and we explored again. This time Tom used his new app to work out which bus from which stop would take us to the museums we wanted to visit down near the old Harbour.  We found the stop and the bus but ...

New Hotel and Hellisheiði Power Plant, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

New Hotel and Hellisheiði Power Plant

A travel blog entry by herbguhl

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Today we had to switch hotels, because for some reason the Hilton had overbooked. We knew about this before we left home and had been assured they would make it up to us by not charging for the one night at the new hotel and would provide complimentary ...

Dag 5, 5 September 2015, Reykjavík, IJsland travel blog

Dag 5, 5 September 2015

A travel blog entry by zegers-kortman

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Reisdag vandaag! Rond 10 uur vertrokken uit ons verblijf en richting Reykjavik. Het weer is echt slecht, een klein wereldje om ons heen met veel regen. Als je op Ysland alleen van deze dagen had gehad dan hadden we geen idee hoe mooi het eiland zou zijn. ...

Snow mobile ride on Mýrdalsjökull, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Snow mobile ride on Mýrdalsjökull

A travel blog entry by kathypender

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... We were able to check in for all our flights but the Singapore Airlines flights had allocated us seats in different rows and Iceland Air couldn't change them, a job for Copenhagen :( We went through security and they searched my bag, then we found our ...

Inside the volcano and the Blue Lagoon, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Inside the volcano and the Blue Lagoon

A travel blog entry by kathypender

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... anyone other than locals, would be directly translated as ‘Three Peaks Crater’. The dormant þrihnúkagigur Volcano in Iceland is the only volcano on earth that can be explored on the inside. The trip down or up takes about 6 minutes ...

The Golden Circle, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

The Golden Circle

A travel blog entry by kathypender

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... of their famous Lobster Soup. The lobsters, also known as langoustines, are caught in the cold sea just off the south coast of Iceland. The soup is served with homebaked bread and gourmet dips. They also delivered an additional pot so we could top up our ...

Frankfurt to Reykjavik, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Frankfurt to Reykjavik

A travel blog entry by kathypender

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... up ready to check out at 11. There was a taxi already at the hotel so we took it to the airport. We checked in with Iceland Air. We separated out the heavy things from Dylan's suitcase and checked his carry on bag as well because his suitcase was 27kg and ...

leaving new york, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

leaving new york

A travel blog entry by mariakaiser

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Annie is about to bring me to the airport! Wednesday June 24 Lisa picked me up at midnight at the airport after a very easy flight to Reykjavik. Daylight still flooded the land ! we drove out to Grindavik, about 43 km south west of Reykjavik, to a bed ...

Oh look, volcanoes and glaciers!, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Oh look, volcanoes and glaciers!

A travel blog entry by leena_loxa

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... coke for which we pay 2200 ISK. Converted that equates to roughly $18.25 Australian. Yes, we did say alcohol is very expensive in Iceland. After an interesting night talking to heaps of people, we head home. On the way we stop at the 24 hour 10 /11 ...

Day 6: A change of plan, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Day 6: A change of plan

A travel blog entry by dickd

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... . Before we set off I checked the excellent road.is website that gives you almost real time status on all roads - essential information in Iceland. Anyway it showed spots of ice on much of route 1 down to Vik, a 20 km section which was impassable and ...

Reykjavik, Day 1, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Reykjavik, Day 1

A travel blog entry by michmich5783

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We got in at 6:00am Icelandic time, 2:00am Eastern time. It was a short flight, under 5 hours so sleeping wasn't the easiest in route, but we did ok. We found a few breakfast items to eat at the airport, then Procar (the car rental company) picked us up ...

Thursday, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Thursday

A travel blog entry by jarredstewart76

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... $8 for a key chain, $32 for a standard tourist t-shirt, or 1000KR and 4000KR respectively. Having been warned of the food in Iceland I played it safe with a hamburger stand that sits in front of my hostel. It's like a Jack in the Box/convenience store. ...

La dernière route, Reykjavík, Islande travel blog

La dernière route

A travel blog entry by pardoj

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Ouvrir les yeux sur un paysage magnifique, la mer d'un côté, les montagnes de l'autre, et se rendre compte de ce qui nous entourait hier, dans la nuit noir. Étrange sensation et belle surprise. Petit déjeuner avec le soleil à ...

Wrinkly Fingers in Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Wrinkly Fingers in Iceland

A travel blog entry by rantbywoodies

... sandwiches and salads for our time there so we saved about a million dollars not having to eat at the pricy restaraunt...I thought Iceland's economy was fucked and everthing would be dirt cheap...not so. The whole time we just swam in the lagoon with ...

Getting There Is Half The Battle, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Getting There Is Half The Battle

A travel blog entry by bascarmel

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... a couple of entries. No need to give you all of the gory details about our attempts to get from Albuquerque to Iceland. Simply put it involved canceled flights, delayed flights, circling flights, missed international flight, and now, 4 days later, still ...

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