Posts Categorized in: gohardabroad

  • On Hitchhiking in Iceland

    One week ago yesterday, Melissa and I stood in the Icelandic countryside, upon the grasses at the edge of a farmer’s fieldĀ at the intersection of Highway 1 and Highway 60, six kilometers North of Bifrost. I reveled in the absolute perfection of the warmth and calmness – it was the temperature at which you want [...]

  • Just having a coffee and working on the laptop in Reykjavik, Iceland

    I am sitting in Kex Hostel’s very hip (-ster) cafe and bar in Reykjavik, Iceland. Though we have stayed at Kex, we didn’t stay last night- but the cafe is open to the public, and a great place to get a cup of coffee, wine, dine, or get some work done. It’s spacious, warmly lit, [...]

  • That time I quit my job and moved to Iceland

    Well, not moved to Iceland, exactly. But three weeks ago, after three and a half years of loyal labor, I did give notice at my job. And tomorrow, I fly to Iceland for what was, when I originally booked the tickets, an indefinite period of time. And I loved that it was indefinite. I fear [...]