How to get into camping & backpacking – An everyman’s guide

Are you looking at friends / people camping on social media and wanted to try it yourself? Or do you just want to pick up a life skill that helps you be more organized / self-sufficient? If the answer to any question above is Yes, this guide might just be for you. This is an everyman's … Continue reading How to get into camping & backpacking – An everyman’s guide

Iceland first-timer recommendations & practical tips

This post will be the summary of our first Iceland trip lasting 4 days where we did all the first-time tourist things travellers normally do (see Reykjavik, try Icelandic cuisine, do the Golden Circle tour, take another day trip, try to see the northern lights). This post will be full of practical tips & recommendations … Continue reading Iceland first-timer recommendations & practical tips

Reykjavik walking tour & attractions – Iceland Day 4

Our final full day in Iceland was dedicated to exploring Reykjavik as much as possible before taking the bus to our final night's excellent AirBnb next to the airport (a wise decision to get a full night of sleep in the middle of a storm). This day solidified Reykjavik's status as one of the world's … Continue reading Reykjavik walking tour & attractions – Iceland Day 4

Golden Circle Tour – Iceland’s Tourist Tra(ck/p)

Thousands of tourists to Iceland have done the Golden Circle tour. On paper, it is a decent day trip, especially for those who want a taste of Iceland in a short layover to see some pretty amazing places. And it costs about $100 per person which isn't a bad price for Iceland. But this efficient … Continue reading Golden Circle Tour – Iceland’s Tourist Tra(ck/p)

Iceland’s South Coast – A day of glaciers, black sand and waterfalls (Day 2)

We had pre-booked a behemoth 16 hour Ice Cave Express day trip around the South Coast of Iceland with Goecco Tours, Reykjavik. It did not come cheap at $385 per person and was a pretty intense day trip but in retrospect, it was worth every $. With the sights we saw, it may even be … Continue reading Iceland’s South Coast – A day of glaciers, black sand and waterfalls (Day 2)

Welcome to Reykjavik – Iceland Day 1

We got to visit Iceland!! Iceland has been on our bucket list for a while (years actually) and we're so happy to be finally able to visit this beautiful country. It is very different from our Philippines experience (our last holiday). This post describes travelling to Iceland & an initial exploration of Reykjavik. (Click here for … Continue reading Welcome to Reykjavik – Iceland Day 1