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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.
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.
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.
Close Encounters with Elves
In Iceland, pretty much everyone believes in and respects the property rights of elves.
Hello Bora Bora. Goodbye Boss.
5 steps to living the traveling life.
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.
What's under an iceberg? UnderThePole expedition seeks answers
Diveboat traveling from France to Greenland stops in Iceland.
I'm Lovin' the Lava
Story about the popularity of lava jewelry in Iceland.
Review of Laundromat Cafe, Reykjavik
Three businesses in one: restaurant, laundry room, playroom.
I'm likin' the lichen!
How resourceful Icelanders make profitable products from things they find on the ground.
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.
Thermal energy heats Iceland
Learn how Iceland makes the most of one of its most plentiful resources, hot and cold running water.
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.
Kiteboarding in Iceland in January
Meet Iceland's Geirr Sverrisson, who flies one-handed.
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.