Winter


Blue Ice Climbing Adventure on Sólheimajökull Glacier  – Iceland

Blue Ice Climbing Adventure on Sólheimajökull Glacier – Iceland

We set off on our ice climbing tour with Arctic Adventures grateful for the gorgeous weather! Marissa, Christine and I had no idea what to expect. We arrived at the Sólheimajökull glacier and were given our gear, crampons (spiked covers for our shoes to help grip the ice) and ice picks! Marissa and I wore boots

My Absolute Favorite Experience in Iceland – A Scenic Helicopter Excursion

My Absolute Favorite Experience in Iceland – A Scenic Helicopter Excursion

This experience was beyond words so I hope you enjoy the photos of our helicopter tour with Helo Helicopters.  Flying over Reykjavik is gorgeous but once you get to the ocean and fly along the coast over the mountains it is breathtaking, especially with the giant glass doors on their Bell helicopter. I was so stunned


Frumskógar Guesthouse – Hveragerði, Iceland

Frumskógar Guesthouse – Hveragerði, Iceland

The small town Hveragerði is known for it’s hot springs, we showed up with no idea where to stay. We went to the gas station and a friendly lady recommended the Frumskógar Guesthouse. What a fabulous find! The guesthouse was immaculate, cozy and peaceful. Although there was very fast WIFI, we spent most of our time


Hike to the Hot River Foiled by Sudden Blizzard – Hveragerði, Iceland

Hike to the Hot River Foiled by Sudden Blizzard – Hveragerði, Iceland

It was bitter cold so we bundled up from head to toe. Excited to rock our new Climashield hats by Kanfor, and jackets by Arc’teryx and Salence. Our goal was to climb Hengladalir Mountain to swim in the hot river on the other side. The beginning of our hike was uneventful, we even had a random


My First Time Winter Camping – Miðhvammur, Iceland

My First Time Winter Camping – Miðhvammur, Iceland

I travel with a tent, but have never tried winter camping. Despite feeling intimidated by the prospect,  I thought my visit to Iceland would be a great place to try it with my friends Christine and Marissa. A few benefits of winter camping: no bugs, it’s free or cheap accommodation and you can have the