Category Archives: ICELAND

The Ultimate Iceland Bucket List

Whether you have two weeks in Iceland or just five days (like us), read this ultimate Iceland bucket list to make sure you get it all in! Planning is key to having the best possible trip to Iceland. Some of the most beautiful places are easy to miss so know what you’re looking for! We just had five days in Iceland, but we went around the entire island and hit all of the most amazing sites. Read our full itinerary here. The Ultimate Iceland … Continue Reading »

How to Visit Iceland on a Budget

Visiting Iceland on a budget, and still having an amazing time, is totally doable. It’s said to be the most expensive country to travel to and the capitol, Reykjavik is said to be the most expensive city in the world!  So how do you see this amazing country without breaking the bank? Continue reading and you’ll see! Helping other people travel on a budget is our passion. We love traveling so much and want others to be able to as well! Iceland can … Continue Reading »

The Ultimate Iceland Packing List

So what exactly goes on the Ultimate Iceland Packing list? Well I’m glad you asked. Only the essentials! This is a specific ultimate Iceland packing list, but would be similar or even exactly the same for other rugged and cold climates. You could also use this list for a camping trip and just add the camping gear! Or a warmer rugged trip and ditch the extra layers. Nate and I traveled on a cheap airline that charged crazy prices for all of the … Continue Reading »

Where to Eat in Iceland

Honestly, eating in Iceland wasn’t our favorite part. We were there for the sites and eating ended up being more of a time sucker than anything else. I remember just thinking, “Gosh! I like really need to eat again!” or, “One granola bar is ok for dinner right?” I did love that they make everything beautiful. Nothing comes just dumped on your plate. And they are the masters of sauces over there!! Everything tasted a little bland to us, but BAM, put that … Continue Reading »

Where to Stay in Iceland

Where to stay in Iceland is a fun topic to write on because we stayed in all different places all around the whole island. From sharing bunks with strangers in the northern part of the island, to having our own cozy room on a farm in the south. If you’d like to see where all we went on our five and a half day trip look here. Where to Stay in Iceland So, you have several options for where to stay in Iceland. There’s … Continue Reading »

Five Day Iceland Itinerary To See the Whole Island

What’s the Deal with Iceland?? So many people have asked us why we picked Iceland. Even more have asked us what there is to see in this amazing country. We chose Iceland after seeing ONE picture. We had planned another trip for our three year anniversary, but a picture of Iceland’s ice caves popped up and we fell in love. Then we found flights for $99 and knew it was a good option for us (who doesn’t love $99 flights!?). We did need … Continue Reading »

How NOT to Get a Passport

The mail lady at the post office reached into a drawer and retrieved a bright green sucker for my crying toddler.”Can she have a sucker?” A candy bribe. Great. One of the many things I said I’d NEVER do as a parent. From the Beginning Back it up a few weeks. Nate and I were planning on starting a travel blog and working to plan an anniversary trip for the fall. We had talked about flying into D.C. and then taking the train up … Continue Reading »