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Mike’s Guide to Iceland

My first impression of Iceland can very simply be described as EXPENSIVE. Iceland is crazy expensive! You will feel this in every aspect of your trip. It is for this reason, much of this post will focus on how to save money while in Iceland. That said, let’s first cover the gear and clothes...

The Patagonia R1 Fleece (Classic)

I first came across the Patagonia R1 in 2009 while shopping at Nordstrom. A black R1 was hanging on a clearance rack where it was 70% off and it was my size! I had never owned anything from Patagonia, though I had heard about the high quality of their clothing. Frankly, I’m not sure...

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