Reyjkavik Rocks!

Posted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 | Category: Travel Tips, Travel Writing

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Iceland is surprising, sophisticated and a great jumping off point for your European travels. Picture an island the size of Kentucky. Then add about 300,000 people and put 200,000 of them in the capital city. Make the people outside the city rugged farmers and. Throw in a long tradition of storytelling (sagas) and a history […]

A MERRY GUEST POST: Tips for Packing Light this Holiday Season

Posted: Monday, December 12, 2011 | Category: Travel Tips

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On packing: Lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then, take half the clothes and twice the money. — Susan Butler Anderson   ‘Tis the season! If you’re planning to travel in the next few weeks, be sure to heed the words of our guest blogger, Holly Miller, a writer for Coupon Croc […]

Iceland: A Tease

Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 | Category: Travel Stories, Travel Writing

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Iceland, though it lies so far to the north that it is partly within the Arctic Circle, is, like Norway, Scotland, and Ireland, affected by the Gulf Stream, so that considerable portions of it are quite habitable. — British explorer Harry Johnston   The young woman behind the reservation desk at our hotel was born in […]