Student Reflection and Words of Wisdom

The HON195 students of 2017 not only wrote individual posts about their experience in Iceland, they also shared with us some wise words of wisdom: a) what they learned during their time abroad, and b) what they want future student travelers to know before packing their bags. Continue reading “Student Reflection and Words of Wisdom”

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Water You Doing, Puffin Your Chest Out Like That

HON195 Student Post: Aedin McDaniel, General Biology Major; Honors Minor

Career Goal: Veterinarian


Water You Doing, Puffin Your Chest Out Like That

Oh, the adventures we have had in Iceland! Today was especially interesting—but only really after 12 o’clock. Continue reading “Water You Doing, Puffin Your Chest Out Like That”

Article Share: Positive Effects of Tourism Boom in Reykjavik

Dr. Gunni, Icelandic musician, journalist, and author, shares his positive and thoughtful interpretation of the question:

Can you name a few things that are a direct result of the touristification of Reykjavik that are actually beneficial for its inhabitants? 

In addition to new jobs and well attended events, he also comments on how Icelanders are encouraged to expand their horizons beyond that of their usual haunts in search of less tourist-congested city center. What positive effects of tourism do you see in your city?

 

5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Iceland

The very moment that someone learns of your experience in Iceland, you can expect one of two responses: 1.) a barrage of questions, or 2.) a barrage of partially accurate trivia tid-bits. Today I’m going to share with you the most common questions I’ve been asked when it comes to travel in Iceland:
Continue reading “5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Iceland”