Europe, Iceland

Traveling Around Iceland in a Camper Van

In September 2018, my boyfriend, Kubo, and I spent nineteen days traveling 2,300 miles through Iceland in a camper van we affectionately named Carl from KúKú Campers.  Because #vanlife is an absolutely amazing way to see and experience Iceland, below follows my comprehensive guide to all things camper van in Iceland... from why you should… Continue reading Traveling Around Iceland in a Camper Van

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Europe, Iceland

Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 19: Bless bless, Iceland!

September 19, 2018 The day I never wanted to come, even though I'll admit I had became pretty homesick.  Kubo and I sat at a table in the dining area at the Reykjavík campground, not really saying much, with blank stares on our face.  Months ago it was easy to pack the itinerary for our… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 19: Bless bless, Iceland!

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 14: The Incredible Eastfjords

Iceland Day 14 - September 14, 2018 1°C (about 34°F) weather and freshly fallen snow on the mountains greeted us in the morning in Seydisfjörður.  Our coldest night in Iceland, and a good reminder that winter is rapidly on its way when you're at 65°N. After breakfast and piling on the clothes, we headed back up… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 14: The Incredible Eastfjords

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 10: Westfjords to Tröllaskagi, and all the churches in between

Iceland Day 10 - September 10, 2018 Our late bedtime the night before did us no favors when the alarm went off bright and early in the morning.  Day 10 would be our longest driving day of the trip as we would leave the Westfjords and jaunt across northern Iceland, spending over six hours driving… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 10: Westfjords to Tröllaskagi, and all the churches in between

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 1: Arrival, Reykjanes, Reykjadalur, & More!

Iceland Day 1 - August 31, 2018/September 1, 2018 The four years of planning, the countless hours spent planning, packing, and dreaming were all becoming reality.  I literally ran out of work on Thursday, August 30th, bouncing off the walls in anticipation that in 24 mere hours I would be aboard a 757 taking me… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 1: Arrival, Reykjanes, Reykjadalur, & More!

Europe, Iceland

Guide to Iceland Campgrounds

After 19 days of driving around every corner of Iceland in a rented Kuku Campers van, I got to experience the best and not-so-great of Iceland's campground offerings.  First things first: If staying in a camper van, car, RV, whatever - you MUST stay in an established campground.  Kuku Campers was good about educating on… Continue reading Guide to Iceland Campgrounds