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Tag: Iceland

Destinations Part 1- Iceland

I am starting a new series of posts called Destinations.  The point is to highlight the places that I would recommend people add to their travel plans.  After having traveled all over the world for 2 years, the question comes up “Where was your favorite place?”  Since I didn’t have just one or two favorites, it is a hard/long question to answer.  All the places included in my Destination series are my favorites, the places I think you should make time to do sometime in your life. Blue Lagoon outside Reykjavik: Iceland was one the first stop on my second Read More

Hostelling and A Review of Kex Hostel in Reykjavik

Don’t be scared to stay in hostels! It is the preferred accommodation for young adults in Europe.  When I backpacked through Europe in my early 20’s it was the only option in a lot of the big expensive cities being a poor college student.  Nowadays more older adults are getting back into hostelling and hostels are adding more amenities. Reykjavik was my return to hostelling because Iceland is so expensive!!!  Here is my review of the place. I stayed at KEX, a pretty big hostel a block from the ocean and a 5 minute walk to the marina- great location.  Read More