Iceland Day 2021: a joyful brass band, noodles & a reflective harbour

I happened to be in Reykjavík on the 17th of June this year, and thinking about what would be a fun way to spend my day. I had managed not to have to be quarantined thanks to PCR testing, as I am fully vaccinated, but at that time did not have a QR code vaccination … Continue reading Iceland Day 2021: a joyful brass band, noodles & a reflective harbour

🇮🇸 €105 Reykjavik Hotel – a bargain or a bust? Center Hotels Plaza Review on Ingólfur Square

Last time I came to Iceland, I stayed at the Fosshotel in Reykjavik and it was a 10/10! Fosshotel has accommodation in some of the most spectacular locations around the country and are known for their Nordic design and great food. BUT... it's now the quarantine hotel in Reykjavik, so that option was gone (unless … Continue reading 🇮🇸 €105 Reykjavik Hotel – a bargain or a bust? Center Hotels Plaza Review on Ingólfur Square

Getting from Keflavik Airport to downtown Reykjavik – 5 options & costs

You're a bit stuck when you get to Keflavik Airport and you need to head downtown Reykjavik. I'd love to tell you that there is a great value tram or train running every 5 minutes but that would be a lie. A LIE, I tells ya. Facts is FactsIt's 50km (I know!) from the international … Continue reading Getting from Keflavik Airport to downtown Reykjavik – 5 options & costs

Green List Travel Guide: This man’s experience…

The entirety of the green/amber/red list travel regulations can be a mysterious faff. Here's why: The rules change at short notice (updated at least every 3 weeks in the UK)The rules are slightly different in Northern Ireland, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales. You need to gather together information from a range of different sources (your government, … Continue reading Green List Travel Guide: This man’s experience…

Icelandair – The Grand Return on a Boeing 767 in Saga Premium (Business Class)

I had a sixth sense moment. After I was successful in using the 'Class UP' system to get upgraded on my first part of my trip to Iceland (from London Heathrow to Reykjavik - see that report here), I thought it might work out that I'd get a similar upgrade on the way back. To … Continue reading Icelandair – The Grand Return on a Boeing 767 in Saga Premium (Business Class)

Iceland Golden Circle – Top 3 Things you have to see – Self-Drive with Drone

The Golden Circle is the must-do, gotta-see, one-day, snap-it and go tour of Iceland that buys you moody shots of the seat of this ancient democracy, its roaring falls and a heart-stoppingly unexpected gasp of the geyser, Geysir! (Really, it's Strokkur, but that's another story...) No judgment. Got a day? Do it. You can book … Continue reading Iceland Golden Circle – Top 3 Things you have to see – Self-Drive with Drone

Reykjavik on Foot: Sun Voyager to Hallsgrimkirkja to Rainbow Street & Althingi

Good day to you! Yes, it's a video release day, but for those of us who like writing too, it's also a writing day! Sun Voyager Reykjavik is a delight to explore on foot. If you're able, most things are within a 10 minute (max 15 minute) trundle around town. Footpaths are even and stable, … Continue reading Reykjavik on Foot: Sun Voyager to Hallsgrimkirkja to Rainbow Street & Althingi

Icelandair BUSINESS (Saga Premium) – LHR-KEF [green list] – Class UP bidding system SUCCESS

Lor' blimey, this video took a bit of effort to make! I was sitting up late in my Reykjavik hotel room last night tweaking voiceovers and bits of this and soundtracks of that. But I love making these. It's a lark. Plus: a. I'm on the road (gotta love that)b. I am a total nosebag … Continue reading Icelandair BUSINESS (Saga Premium) – LHR-KEF [green list] – Class UP bidding system SUCCESS