Meet the Vikings

Þingvellir National Park


Before our December trip to Antarctica, we’re practicing with a 3-4 day visit to Iceland and during the peak season of witnessing the natural phenomena known as the Aurora Borealis.

Iceland is considered as part of Western Europe and thus can be a very expensive country to travel around — so we’ll make sure to keep this as cheap as possible. For an original value of $3,000-$3,500, our goal is to do everything (international flights + lodging + tours + transportation + food) for less than $1200/pp.

All it means is taking 1-2 weekdays off from work and making the most out of a normal weekend. It’s time to call in and use your sick days before the year is up!


I’d like to introduce to you to the following monsooners:


Calvin "O Captain! My Captain!" Sun: New York, NY; Columbia University ’08, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine ’14


Andrea "The Activist" Trillo: Atlanta, GA; Georgia Tech ’11

Danny "Into the Deep End" Tran: Charlotte, NC; University of North Carolina – Charolotte ’12

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Bill "Ooh-rah" Zhang: Chicago, IL; New York University ’14


Alistair "Mate" Morgan: New York, NY; Washington University in St. Louis ’08

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Freema "First Impressions" Vinnikov: New York, NY; Columbia University ’12

Jennifer "The Unicorn" Lau: New York, NY; Columbia University ’12

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Tracy "The Teacher" Thai: New York, NY; Columbia University ’12

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Eric "Taiwanophile" Tsai: New York, NY; Rutgers University ’12


And from October 31st – November 3rd (or 4th) we’re seeing:




The Blue Lagoon

Þingvellir National Park - Iceland)

Þingvellir National Park

Strokkur & Geysir







Svartifoss waterfall flanked by black hexagonal basalt columns in Skaftafell National Park, Iceland (@ Martin MoosLonely Planet Images)




Jokulsarlon Lagoon

It’s never too late to sign up. Come with us on another adventure and witness the Aurora Borealis during peak season. Iceland is waiting.

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  1. Just emailed you Dipsha! We leave on 10/30 and return 11/03 or anytime after (we’re flexible!).

  2. I’d like to join- could you give me exact dates ?

  3. Hey Calvin, its Bill, I was the PAVER you met at Bellevue. I’d love to join you in Iceland and I was wondering if there are still spots available? If so, can I call you or email you to get the details? Thanks man, all the best.

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