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Aubrey Wood

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Aubrey is native Minnesotan who currently resides in Reykjavík, Iceland. She loves horses, road trips, reading, and taking way too many pictures of everything. Aubrey holds a Master of Technical and Professional Communication degree from Auburn University and a B.A. in Professional Writing and Communication from Southwest Minnesota State University.
Iceland is a major tourism hotspot right now. In 2015, over a million people came to Iceland — which has just over 300,000 permanent residents. Because Iceland is such a popular destination, I get asked a lot of questions....
Daylight hours in Iceland vary dramatically from season to season. During the summer months, there are nearly 24 hours of daylight. But during the winter, the days are very dark. The shortest day of the year is the winter solstice,...
Moving abroad is challenging for a variety of reasons, one of which is making new friends. I was really worried about this as I planned my move to Iceland. The only other big move I'd made was for university,...
In this ongoing series, I'm sharing insider tips for traveling in Iceland. In my previous post, I discussed driving, dining, credit cards, and more. Here are 5 more things I think you should know before traveling or moving to...
Overall, Iceland is a pretty easy place for foreigners to visit. Nevertheless, there are a few things you should know before you get on the plane. Here are five things you should know before traveling or moving to Iceland. 1. The...
I grew up with Icelandic horses in the U.S., which is how I ended up visiting Iceland for the first time in 2006. I moved here 9 years later, and am definitely still a horse nut. I've had some...
In general, I think Iceland is a great place to live. It's beautiful, quiet, and safe. However, there are definitely pros and cons to living anywhere. Certain pros or cons may also be relative — depending on the culture you're...
I've lived in Iceland for just over a year now. Iceland is a stunning, otherworldly place to call home, but there are definitely things I like and dislike about living here. Below are my 10 favorite things about living...