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I must admit when I researched Iceland prior to our trip I was very worried when I read about local food including Shark and Lamb hotdogs and other Foreign menu Items. I was convinced I would be snacking most of the day. That is why I packed alot of snacks (listed in How To Survive Iceland post). I was pleasantly surprised by the food. I only had to eat out for lunch and dinner mostly as our hotel provided a buffet breakfast in the trip package cost. If you really want to save you could pack food from breakfast for...

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  Updated 2017 Last year I polled my friends to get their thoughts on Groupon Getaways.  When I saw the price of some I was somewhat skeptical about the validity of the deals. The consensus was that they were legitimate deals but don’t expect luxury hotels on the package deals. A few months later a friend approached me about purchasing a Groupon Getaway to Iceland. Normally I like to spend a day before booking to research area and deals on the top hotels but this time I was spontaneous and booked quickly. The details of the Groupon Getaway Deal:  $849...

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When I first heard about going to Iceland I thought to myself, "I have nothing to wear!" I grew up in Atlanta, Ga owning probably a couple of pea coats and leather bomber jackets to brave our “cold” weather. This was also my first European trip. Here are some of the items that I’m glad I purchased for this trip and will definitely come in handy for additional winter trips! Columbia Women's Minx Mid II Omni-Heat Winter Boot The supply of winter boots in Atlanta, was very scarce. If you add features such as waterproof and insulation, good luck! After surfing...

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These are a few things that l learned while flying Icelandair Economy for the first time. Also I learned a few things about Iceland's main airport:   Sign up for the frequent flyer program to earn Saga points with your flight. You can book transportation through Icelandair for additional points. If you book a bus as transportation from airport to hotel, the transportation leaves about 45 minutes after the plane lands. Keep this in mind as you change out your money and or shop at the Duty Free store (has a lot of good deals). Don’t get left like us :( ....

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