Birthday Time in South Iceland

Originally, I had planned to go to North Iceland after spending some time in Egilsstadir, but since my parents had surprised me by booking flights to Iceland’s capital Reykjavik for my birthday, I decided to fly from Egilsstadir to Reykjavik instead. I did really want to see North Iceland, but seeing my parents was definitely more important to me – and I can always come…

East Iceland and the Snowstorm

Leaving Faroe Islands was harder than I’d imagined. I had been there for 21 days and met some great people and It really felt like home to me, so it was tough leaving it behind. Thankfully, I had Steve to keep me company on the ferry and the scenery of the islands was spectacular, even though I felt sad leaving it behind. But I was…

The First Journey: Northern Europe ’15

Many people have commented saying how unusual my choices are or simply give me a strange look when I tell them, but I am not just doing this to be different – or because I like the cold – I actually have quite good reasons for choosing the places that I’ve chosen. All the places are well-thought-out and I am excited about every place for…