A Guide to Mývatn and Iceland’s Northeast

When you first hear about Iceland, you hear of Reykjavík, the Blue Lagoon and the Golden Circle. Thanks to the volcano eruption in 2010, you also might have heard about Vatnajökull National Park. But did you know there is a whole other world in the not-so-touristy part of the island? Frequented mostly by those who … Continue reading A Guide to Mývatn and Iceland’s Northeast

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The Westfjords – hitchhiking in the middle of nowhere

After having survived a freezing cold night in Ólafsvík, we packed our things, had Skyr and Muesli for breakfast, and walked to the main road. This being my first hitchhike adventure ever, I had no clue how long we’d have to wait to catch a ride, especially on a lonely road in the northwest of … Continue reading The Westfjords – hitchhiking in the middle of nowhere

A weekend trip to Paris – Day 2

“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.” ― Thomas Jefferson The next morning we get up just in time for the free breakfast our hostel offers: croissants, bread rolls, cereals, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, hot milk, orange juice, butter and jam. I’m spoilt for life. I … Continue reading A weekend trip to Paris – Day 2

Some things are just too cool to be true. Or legal.

I really really enjoyed the liberal alternative atmosphere of Amsterdam. The coffeeshops are a big part of it; you smell them minutes before you see them. There are shops that sell magic mushrooms, you get hash lollies in news agencies or can stop somewhere for a special cookie or brownie and you can buy cannabis … Continue reading Some things are just too cool to be true. Or legal.