Lauren Tedford is studying journalism at Baylor University and is a Backpacker Magazine intern. She loves talking to strangers, painting, traveling to new places, storytelling, photography, and doing just about anything outside.
Every year, more and more people travel to Iceland to hike up volcanoes and through glacial valleys. The country is roughly the size of Virginia, yet has a population of only 335,000. Thanks to otherworldly, volcanic landscapes, natural hot springs, glacial valleys, and ...read more