Month: August 2015

Jin’s Iceland Travelogue Part 2: Reykjavik, Blue Lagoon and the South Coast

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Hello everyone! As promised, this is Part 2 of my Iceland Travelogue, Part 1 being my review on the Landmannalaugar hike. Iceland is the second solo trip I’ve taken (the first being a two week stint in Paris, London, Amsterdam and Berlin) and this one was superior. I think 6 days was just right; any longer and I probably would have been miserable at the lack of meaningful in-person exchanges and creature comforts. A girl can only […]

Jin’s Iceland Travelogue Part 1: Landmannalaugar Day Hike

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I feel like all the hikes I’ve taken this year have been in preparation for this hike – Landmannalaugar in Iceland. With frenzied New Year’s resolve, I had bought my ticket to Iceland on January 1st, 2015. Two main factors came into play: I was mad that I wasn’t able to make my planned Taiwan/Hong Kong trip with Jen because of the darned dog bite incident. I had to forfeit my plane and lodging expenses and missed […]