Karla Jacobs

Karla Jacobs

Choose me. I deliver.

A former ad agency creative director, I just finished a 4-year Content Director contract with a global financial firm. Looking for freelance writing assignments of all kinds. See jacobscreative.com.

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Snow-cat Excursion up Snæfellsjökul

Ever wanted to see the world from the top a glacier? Climb Snæfellsjökull Glacier, Iceland in a rattling tractor. Not for the faint of heart.

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Graffiti art in Reykjavik, Iceland

Don't know much about graffiti, but I know what I like. Photo essay about interesting graffiti art in a very creative city.

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Sailing the BajaHaha, San Diego to Cabo

Five times I've made this trip, and each time was intensely fun with sprinklings of personal drama, sunburn, drinking, and a touch, now and then, of danger.

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Close Encounters with Elves

In Iceland, pretty much everyone believes in and respects the property rights of elves.

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Hello Bora Bora. Goodbye Boss.

5 steps to living the traveling life.

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5 Strange and Wonderful Things about Iceland

Because it's a remote island, Icelanders make up their own rules. Some of them seem strange to outsiders, but all of them work out fine for the locals. Know before you go.

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What's under an iceberg? UnderThePole expedition seeks answers

Diveboat traveling from France to Greenland stops in Iceland.

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I'm Lovin' the Lava

Story about the popularity of lava jewelry in Iceland.

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Review of Laundromat Cafe, Reykjavik

Three businesses in one: restaurant, laundry room, playroom.

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I'm likin' the lichen!

How resourceful Icelanders make profitable products from things they find on the ground.

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The hardy babies of Iceland - Vagablond Views

There's a tradition in Iceland of putting babies outdoors to nap, even in freezing weather. Everyone does it, so don't be alarmed.

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Thermal energy heats Iceland

Learn how Iceland makes the most of one of its most plentiful resources, hot and cold running water.

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DRIVING TO AN ISLAND OFF THE ISLAND OF ISLAND ...

A funny story about an island you can drive to on an island whose name is "Island," which is how Icelanders spell their country.

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Kiteboarding in Iceland in January

Meet Iceland's Geirr Sverrisson, who flies one-handed.

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Custom hand-knit sweaters

Rather than buy your Icelandic sweater at a touristy shop, here's how to have one hand-knit to your specifications for less money.