We got back from Iceland around midnight last night and I'm beginning to go through photos -- upload and organize and try to mentally process everything we saw, did. It's so weird returning home from a trip; everything goes back to normal so quickly that it feels like you never actually left.
We spent three non-consecutive nights in Reykjavik and, not expecting much out of it (only because of our enthusiasm for the rest of the country), we loved it. It reminded me of Charleston's Arctic sister. It's a super manageable city, small and walkable but filled to the brim with life and energy. A few recommendations: