Reykjavík Vlog

Hey, y’all!

If you read my last post, then you already know I’m applying for WOW air’s Summer Travel Guide competition. I could not be more excited about this opportunity! The chosen winner will live in Reykjavík from June 1st to mid-August — with their best friend!

Oh, and the pair will travel to not one, not two, but EIGHT WOW air destinations during their time abroad, creating unique and entertaining travel guides along the way!

AND . . . the chosen pair will get to actually PICK where they’d like to go. From Alicante and Amsterdam to Salzburg and Warsaw, WOW air flies to SO many incredible places.

The airline is looking for a “dynamic duo, ideally two content creators” to embark on this journey. While I don’t have a massive YouTube following by any means, I am a content creator by day (mostly written content), but I actually really enjoy video editing.

After editing and uploading my WOW air submission video, my creative juices were still flowing and I put together a short little piece about my time in Reykjavík. I went there for just a couple of days back in Feb. 2016 and fell in love with this quirky little city. If you want to see what I thought of eating fermented shark and sheep’s brain, definitely watch the video for a laugh!

Disclaimer: This was before I chose the vegetarian life!

And, if you haven’t already, please watch my local’s guide to NYC!

Give it a thumbs up, comment, and subscribe to my channel!

I plan on posting some more short vlogs from past travels — and hopefully more from upcoming travels this summer!

Thanks for joining me on this journey!

Let me know what you think of my NY local’s guide — did you already know about these hidden gems? What would you recommend folks see in NY or in your own hometown?

Let me know in the comments!

Spread kindness and cheer, xo
Jackie

Fellow Introverts, There’s a Subscription Box Just for You and Me!

The Wallflower Box touts itself as “an expertly curated monthly box of activities, bath & body items, literature, apparel, accessories, and snacks to rejuvenate and unleash the power in every quietly fierce introvert.”

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Hermits, rejoice! This is the subscription box for you! I received a free box from the folks who created it and I wanted to share with y’all what was inside . . .  Continue reading “Fellow Introverts, There’s a Subscription Box Just for You and Me!”

5 Things I’ve Learned Since Giving up Meat

It’s now been a little over a year since I’ve given up meat and today happens to be World Vegetarian Day! Now, some may not consider me a vegetarian because I still eat seafood…so, I guess I’m really a pescatarian. No matter the title you wanna slap on me, I’ve learned a bunch this past year. If you’re considering giving up eating your four-legged friends, please keep on reading!

Continue reading “5 Things I’ve Learned Since Giving up Meat”

TACO TOUR 2016

TACOS. TACOS. TACOS. Yes, this is a post about TACOS. Yesterday was the 2nd Annual Taco Tour…And it was delicious. Monica made up the taco tour last year as a part of her bday celebration since she adores tacos. Andddddd now it’s a tradition. And traditions are great. Especially when they involve food.  Continue reading “TACO TOUR 2016”