YumSugar is always in good spirits, but her mood is even better than usual because of some recent news about Iceland. She's been wishing to revisit the country since her first fantastic vacation there in 2005, but her only gripe about the trip has also been the only thing preventing her from going back. She said, "It was a billion times more expensive than anyplace I'd ever been," but now that Iceland's currency has plunged against the dollar she can plan another trip!
The global credit-crunch has made its way into this country with a population smaller than Pittsburgh, and has caused Iceland's krona to plunge against the dollar this year. This is in stark contrast to the euro's upward trend that has held American travelers back from European excursions, but has brought a flood of euro carrying travelers on stateside shopping tours.
Wondering what it would be like to vacation in Iceland? Here's what Yum had to say: "I went on a snow-dog excursion, drove snowmobiles on a glacier, and traveled around on tiny roads that made it feel like we were on the moon." She also generously shared some of her photos — I never considered including Iceland on my list of places to visit, but her pictures have definitely caused me to reconsider! Check them out when you