Monthly Archives: October 2017

Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day One (10/30): King Pools and King Prawns

We have finally made it to Iceland and through our first day. We left O’Hare International Airport at 7:30pm and arrived in Reykjavík at 6:30am. When I first arrived it was pretty overwhelming. I had just gotten off of a … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day One (10/30): Iceland Pools and Cafes

Our trip for covering the Iceland Airwaves festival began with a six hour flight on the lovely airlines IcelandAir. This airlines is particularly unique, because they are the reason why the Airwaves Festival began. Starting in 1999, IcelandAir put on … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day One (10/30): Sleep Deprived Sensations

I never thought putting my body into temperature shock would be enjoyable – it was. I never thought I would eat whale – I did. I never thought I would be in Iceland with seven people I have only known … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day One (10/30): The Warmth of Thermal Pools

I’ve been in Reykjavík, Iceland for less than 12 hours and I can confidently say the “people are insanely nice” stereotype is so loudly true. Even before our plane left the gate in Chicago, we had already chatted with the … Continue reading

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Daily Blog Day One: Whale, whale, whale… (10/30)

Today our Covering International Festivals class made the six-hour trek from Chicago to Reykjavík. I was bursting at the seams with excitement after what seemed like hundreds of levels of online Sudoku and Pixar movies I had to pretend I … Continue reading

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Icelandair to Airwaves Daily Blog Day One (10/30)

After a six-hour plane ride, and 18-plus hours of no sleep, we are finally in Reykjavík, Iceland. Whether it was our adrenaline or the surprising warm weather, we somehow stayed awake for over 24 hours now. Day one has been … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day One (10/30): Welcome to Reykjavík

There was much anticipation leading up to our Iceland trip filled with many mixed emotions like stress, anxiety and lots of excitement as we flew six hours across the North Atlantic Ocean finally arriving to this lovely town called Reykjavík. Dark … Continue reading

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