Apartment Rental in Reykjavik

To rent or not to rent, that was our question.  We dithered and couldn’t decide between the hotel or apartment option for Reykjavik.  Eventually we came to a decision – rent an apartment for the week.  At least that way, even if the 9 year old displayed his worst faddy eating habits, we could ensure…

Reasons For Loving Reykjavik

1.  Location, Location, Location Maybe I am a bit of a nerd, but the fact this is the world’s most northerly capital city and is right on the edge of the Arctic Circle impresses me.  If that doesn’t rock your boat, when you see Reykjavik – set beneath snow capped mountains with the waters of…

Nautholsvik Beach

Imagine this – in Iceland there is a beach with golden sand where you can go swimming anytime of year, winter or summer in a warm sea.  It doesn’t matter what the weather is like – snow, ice, biting winds, the sea here is always warm.  It sounded like such a great thing to do,…

Top of the Perlan

Sunrise on our first morning in Reykjavik was 3:10 am – how cool is that!  Our visit was at the end of May, not exactly 24 hour daylight time  but not far off.  We had blue skies until 11:30 at night, in fact it never really got dark.  I found this so exhilarating and exciting.…