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Visiting The Church Floor In Kirkjubæjarklaustu, Iceland

IcelandDuring our trip to Iceland, we visited lots of natural sites. We really enjoyed the diversity of these attractions and made it a point to see as much as possible.

While in Iceland, there was one site that we hoped to visit which reminded us of the amazing Giant’s Causeway (Northern Ireland) in a way. Continue reading Visiting The Church Floor In Kirkjubæjarklaustu, Iceland

Visiting The Amazing Justin Bieber Canyon in South Iceland

Justin BieberIt’s hard to believe that it was just a year ago that the Michael W Travels family visited Iceland.

We all had an incredible time during our road trip around the country. We loved Iceland so much that I was close to booking trips back a couple of times.

Iceland is filled with probably some of the most of amazing natural sites in the world. While doing research, we never expected to find an incredible canyon to visit thanks to Justin Bieber! Continue reading Visiting The Amazing Justin Bieber Canyon in South Iceland

Win Flights For 2 To Iceland from Icelandair!

IcelandairIceland Naturally is currently running the #INRespects the Environment Sweepstakes 2020 where one lucky winner will win flights for two to Iceland on Icelandair and more!

Besides the roundtrip flights, the winner will also win prizes like a 66North backpack and a case of Icelandic Glacial Water.

Last summer, we visited Iceland and had an incredible time. Kim and I have been talking about going back in the near future and have thought about going again this summer. (It probably won’t happen…) Continue reading Win Flights For 2 To Iceland from Icelandair!

A Visit To The Sólheimasandur DC 3 Plane Wreck In Iceland With Kids

At the end of June 2019, the Michael W Travels went on a trip to Iceland, a country that I’ve wanted to visit for years.

While I hoped to see the Northern Lights, that wasn’t an option during the summer. However, a unique site that I’ve always wanted to visit was on our list of things to do.

Every since I read about the famous DC 3 plane wreck located on Sólheimasandur Beach, Continue reading A Visit To The Sólheimasandur DC 3 Plane Wreck In Iceland With Kids

Ridiculous Street Signs #26: For Drying Hands Only- Vik, Iceland

icelandWhile dining at The Soup Company in Vik, Iceland, it was time for a potty break. I headed to the bathroom with my 7 year-old son Lucas and came across a bizarre sign.

I’ve seen other odd bathroom- related signs over the years but this one was very different. Continue reading Ridiculous Street Signs #26: For Drying Hands Only- Vik, Iceland

A Family-Friendly Must Visit: The Icelandic Museum of Rock and Roll

rock and rollDuring our trip to Iceland, we primarily visited some of the country’s incredible, natural sites. We also made it a point to visit a few museums to learn more about the country.

While on the way to the airport for the flight home, we had some extra time to kill and decided to stop at the Icelandic Museum of Rock and Roll. Continue reading A Family-Friendly Must Visit: The Icelandic Museum of Rock and Roll

Win A Trip For Two To Iceland (10 Winners!)

IcelandIceland Naturally is celebrating their 20th anniversary.

To help celebrate the special occasion, they’re giving away 10 trips for two to Iceland! This means that they’ll be sending 20 people to the land of fire and ice!

One winner will be announced per week! However, three prize periods have been completed so this means that there are seven trips left to be given out. Continue reading Win A Trip For Two To Iceland (10 Winners!)

A Tasty Souvenir From Our Trip To Iceland

icelandThe Michael W Travels family started off the summer break with a trip to Iceland.

During our trip, we focused on visiting areas in the south. We had a great time during our trip around this pricey island nation.

Food costs in Iceland can potentially break the budget but there are some ways to save. Daily supermarket visits kept the price of daily  breakfast, lunch and snacks to $25-$30 (per day for a family of 4). Continue reading A Tasty Souvenir From Our Trip To Iceland

Anthony Bourdain Recommended: Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur- Iceland

anthony bourdainWhen traveling to new places, we love trying out some of the local food. During our recent trip to Iceland, this meant trying out hot dogs which are know there as pylsur.

During our 8 days in Iceland, we tried out hot dogs at various different stands and even at gas stations. In my opinion, they’re all pretty much the same. (From what I noticed, all places serve the same brand of hot dog from the brand SS, so how different could they really be!)

However, there is one tiny stand in Reykjavik which we had to try. Continue reading Anthony Bourdain Recommended: Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur- Iceland