Iceland

A Guide to the Gorgeous Trollaskagi Peninsula, North Iceland

Small fishing boats docked in a calm fjord, green mountains rising up behind them.

Have you heard of the Tröllaskagi Peninsula? This mountainous peninsula in North Iceland is perhaps the most beautiful detour from the Ring Road. Tröllaskagi, which is Icelandic for Troll Peninsula, has long been a popular destination for Icelanders. But in the last few years, it’s become quite a treasure for travelers in the know. Tröllaskagi …

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14 Best Destinations for First-Time Solo Female Travelers

Kate smiling on top of a green mountain, a brown llama on either side of her.

What makes a good destination for first-time solo female travelers? You want a destination that thrills you — but as a first-timer, you don’t want to bite off more than you can chew. My first solo trip ever was to Buenos Aires, Argentina when I was 23 — and while I was already an experienced …

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