The Reykjavik Art Museum was a chance find. I knew of its existence but I didn’t think we’d have time to stop by and enjoy it fully. Felix found, I think, his favourite souvenir here in the form of tarot cards re-interpreted, re-imagined....
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Solfar was designed by Jón Gunnar Árnason to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Reykjavik. He died in 1898, a year before the sculpture was created. It stands as an ode to the sun, but the despite the rays that hit its body, it was the windiest of places in all of Reykjavik....
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The first items on a travel itinerary for me are always religious houses. They’re some of the most beautiful places I’ve viewed and had the opportunity to visit. There isn’t anything more peaceful than being within a church or mosque. Hallgrímskirkja was around the corner from the apartment that we rented on Grettisgata; we could......
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In January, a calendar reminder popped up on Felix’s computer, reminding him to ask me to think about going to Iceland in May. It was meant to be a large trip – a huge group of friends – but it worked out that only three of us went. The trip was a go, planned from......
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Every article I’ve read about a woman living alone is one of defending it. The Broadway Building has been my dream apartment for years and I finally have my open-1-bedroom-park-view piece of it. I’ve never had the chance to live alone; I’m not sure what to expect from it. I wonder if things are supposed to feel......
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