Icelandic Adventure: The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa in Reykjavik, Iceland and is definitely worth a visit. Being used to less extreme climates, I was surprised that I could comfortably swim around outside in 0 degrees Celsius. Silica mud is available throughout the lagoon so you can give yourself a relaxing mud mask. Believe me, it [...]

Iceland Adventure Day 2

Grad school and "real life" have prevented me from fully processing my Iceland adventure as of late... Anyway, on day two of our adventure my friend and I woke early to eat breakfast with our new friend Petula. I was surprised to see warm beans served at breakfast as well as some assorted cold meat [...]

Iceland Day One … Expansion

On March 5th I left my house for Iceland at 10:30 am Pittsburgh time and did not arrive until around 2 am (March 6th) Iceland time. My friend and I flew from Pittsburgh to Boston, then on to Keflavik. After a bus ride to Reykjavik we reached our hotel (Hotel Lind) and couldn't check into [...]