Skyr in Canada

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While I was in Iceland in 2012, I discovered a fantastically delicious and healthy snack known as Skyr (pronounced skeer). It's similar to yogurt, but it's not exactly yogurt. It's technically a soft cheese made with skim milk that's been fermented with a Skyr culture, similar to a yogurt culture, but, not a yogurt culture. ...

Iceland Days 9, 10, 11 & 12: Thingvellir, Geysir, Skaftafell, Jökulsárlón

It was an early rise in the morning to get to our snorkel tour in Thingvellir National Park. The tour, operated by DIVE.IS, was in the Silfra rift which divides the North American and European continental plates. The water here is fed by high-up glaciers, fine-filtered for a hundred years through the volcanic ...