Into the Arctic Circle

When someone asks what’s on your bucket list, do you say the Arctic Circle? I don’t. But somehow being in Iceland changed my mind. I was in northern Iceland with friends and family one recent summer. In Akureyri, to be precise. We somehow decided it was absolutely essential to fly Norlandair to the remote and … Read more

The Incredibly Scenic Golden Circle Tour in Iceland

Iceland is known as a supercharged landscape of icy lava fields, soaring waterfalls, and bursting geysers. Basically, a theater for natural beauty, a Nordic nirvana. I had just landed in Reykjavik with family and friends, after cruising through Norway. Norway’s natural scenery had been stunning, eliciting a bursting-out-of- your-chest feeling of wonder. I’m not usually … Read more