• Humarhofnin Iceland

    The place that is called “Langoustines of Hofn” appropriately rates highest on Tripadvisor for being *the* place to eat langoustines in Hofn. The town of Hofn seems to be teeming with langoutines. They are on every menu. It’s not surprising since the town is a little peninsula right where they are fished. There must be …

  • Restaurant at Hotel Ranga, Iceland

    Sometimes you go to a hotel restaurant and you find a dead polar bear. What does it all mean? Am I at a hunting lodge? Elsewhere, an arctic fox was snarling at me from a log. Taxidermied, of course. The hotel is known for being in the middle of no where away from light pollution. …

  • Iceland in 8 Days, 2016

    Iceland: vast, rugged, clean, safe, and simply magical. (Guest post by Wyman) Each year, my wife and I dedicate one vacation as the BIG trip in terms of exoticness, time, and cost.  This year, that trip was to Iceland, from April 9th to 17th.   We spent 8 full days driving 1400+ miles around the entire …

  • Tryggvaskali, Selfoss, Iceland

    Tryggvaskali was hidden at the armpit of the roundabout on the west side of Selfoss, wedged between the arm of bridge and the great big smiling faces of the Kronin supermarket lemon and the Pylsur Vagninn sausage. Once we found the restaurant, we found its location on the dock and bright green exterior quite charming. …