It makes sense that first experiences are so memorable, but trips are like chips. The first one is a-ma-zing. And you spend the rest of the bag trying to get that salty mouth-rush back.
Iceland often felt like a Willy Wonka adventure – chartreuse marshmallow moss; pots of smoky, boiling chocolate mud; tons of crackling ice; holes in the ground exploding with scalding water that turns to froth; and azure lakes with floating blue diamonds. With all these unbelievable sights and a culture of belief in fairies and elves, Iceland is a natural destination for families.
Renting a campervan in Iceland was one of the coolest experiences that I have had. To drive around the country with my parents in a van was super fun. And yes, it may be a bit more cramped and less glamorous than a hotel, but it is definitely worth it! Here are four reasons why:
Here’s our pre- and during-trip Iceland reading list. As we noted in our post on keeping kids riveted, previewing learning before a trip helps to create a meaningful and lasting impact for kids…and adults. Book covers link directly to Amazon. Beija absolutely loved our time in Iceland and lists it as one of her favorite destinations […]
Ok, yes, I am exaggerating. I do like people, but I’d rather not travel with a group. Hanging out, not by myself, but with family, friends, or a couple new people is best. I call myself an introverted extrovert. Jay, on the other hand, is an extroverted introvert. He likes being alone but when in groups he […]