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Iceland: The Golden Circle with Season Tours

By Simone Benson, a Fourth Grader in San Diego Our friends in San Diego recommended Season Tours, and we are so happy they did! Our guide, Tyffi Tyffason, picked us up at our apartment near Reykjavik at 8:30 in the morning, and we left to spend the day touring the Golden Circle. This is one of Iceland’s most popular destinations, and it’s not even a circle. Nesjavallavirkjun Power Plant First, we took a scenic drive to the geothermal power plant...

On Top of Iceland’s Hekla Volcano with Moonwalker Tours

By Simone Benson, a fourth-grader who lives in San Diego |  If you want to explore Iceland in a way most people don’t get to see it, go off the beaten path and ride up Hekla Volcano with Moonwalker Tours. Our guide, Bessi, picked us up at our apartment in his Land Rover. (He told us that it is a very bad idea to call it a Jeep.) So off we went in one of the most fun cars,  umm…Jeeps…um....

Velkominn to Puffin Island in Iceland

By Bryce Benson, a fourth-grader in San Diego who likes travel, coding and performing on stage On our first full day in Iceland, it was my mom’s special day–her birthday! To celebrate, we went on a wonderful puffin island tour, which left from the Old Harbor in Reykjavik. Check out Mr. Puffin here. The puffin tour was puff-riffic! We went onto a dock while we waited for the tour to start. In the cold water below, we saw jelly fish...