Guesthouse Borgartun

Borgartun 34, Reykjavík, 105, Iceland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Reykjavík

Down to Work and Eating Whale Meat

A travel blog entry by herbguhl


... on the menu and decided to try it. I was pleasantly surprised in that it looked very much like beef and tasted only slightly different than beef as well. If I hadn't known what it was, I would have guessed it was some sort of wild game. Makes sense I suppose, since a whale is a mammal. For some reason I had always associated whale meat with blubber, but this was definitely not blubber.

After dinner ...

Money and dreadlocks

A travel blog entry by bartopreis

“Swipe it again please”, said the guy at the counter of the bar. “I just checked and there is enough on both accounts.” The girl with the lightblue eyes followed the instructions with a smile (and a hint of annoyance) and she swiped the card for the 5th time in a row. As she did the guy continued with his story. “There's a lot on the accounts actually. A LOT.” Just one sentence. A teeny tiny, but completely unnecessary, sentence. There ...

Day 7: Museum/Gallery Touring & Home Time

A travel blog entry by bradborno


... next. Dress in layers, and bring plenty of clothing for the unexpected.

3.) Wool is a deal! Not many things can be considered cheap in Iceland, but the wool was nearly half the price as at home in Canada. Beyond the price, the color selection was vast in comparison to stores in Canada.

4.) Food is Expensive! When dining in at a restaurant, expect most entrees to be priced near $40 give or take ...

A priestly talk about the Copa Final

A travel blog entry by bartopreis

... intended to switch roles of interviewer and interviewee and asked all of the volunteers where they were from. With some countries (Korea) he mentioned that he hadn't been there before, and with other countries he had more experience. At the answer of Belarus he started talking about his career in the European Council and the moment they decided about the entrance of Belarus to the EU. He had been there to decide upon it. He recalled the story of a conference ...


A travel blog entry by bartopreis

... there's no internet), but that would be more relevant for the future. At this moment everything is very grey, very yellow and very empty. The snow has just disappeared last week and it's clear that the grassfields haven't recovered. There are still white traces left and the yellow grass hasn't seen sunlight in months. Together with the chilly wind, 6,6 degrees cold (for some reason the Icelanders like to show the temperature ...

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This hotel, located in the Reykjavík area of Reykjavík, is near Solfar (Sun Voyager) Sculpture, Icelandic Phallological Museum, Puffin Express, and Helicopter Service of Iceland.
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