Category archive - Scandinavia

Photo Essay: Snæfellsnes Peninsula and The Golden Circle, Iceland

Photo Essay: Snæfellsnes Peninsula and The Golden Circle, Iceland

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Solo Travel in Iceland: The Verdict

Solo Travel in Iceland: The Verdict

 

I am the first to admit that solo travel for women is not always easy. As wonderful as it is to have the freedom to do as you please, go where you please, and hang out with anyone you please there are always extra considerations to ensure personal safety.

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Icelandic Food: Culinary Delights and Disasters. Part II

Icelandic Food: Culinary Delights and Disasters. Part II

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Photo Essay: Wild South Iceland

Photo Essay: Wild South Iceland

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Iceland: The Viking Language Saga. (Or: ‘Excuse Me, How Do You Say Eyjafjallajökull?’)

Iceland: The Viking Language Saga. (Or: ‘Excuse Me, How Do You Say Eyjafjallajökull?’)

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Going it Alone in Iceland

Going it Alone in Iceland

 

Even the name excites me. Iceland. A land of Ice.

 

I am told Iceland is a place that you fall blissfully in love with and keep returning to, again and again.
This tiny island that floats on the edge of the Arctic has intrigued me for years. Its vast open spaces; the rugged natural beauty; iceberg choked lakes; thundering waterfalls; the largest ice cap outside the north and south poles; the elusive northern lights…who wouldn’t be intrigued by Iceland?

But I never imagined going there alone.

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Not For The Faint Hearted: Kungsleden Trail, Lapland

Not For The Faint Hearted: Kungsleden Trail, Lapland

 

Not For The Faint Hearted is a series of posts about various long distance treks across the globe. If walking a really long way is what rocks your world, read on for some inspiration…

 

Lapland! Where better to extend the limits of your adventurous spirit than the Arctic wilderness in the far north of Sweden. When I think Lapland, I think reindeer and northern lights. But there is so much more than that to be had in this wild and untouched landscape

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