Other Writings and Features
Iceland - Recommended Blogs
Expat Focus compiled a list of blogs recommended for those interested in moving to Iceland and Stranger in a Strange Land made the list! Published in December 2016.
17 Alternative European City Breaks
You know you are lucky when you find yourself bored in Venice! Check out why I prefer Padova to Venice and 16 other alternatives to European tourist hot spots in this collab post by The Wayfarer's Book. This post was published in November 2016.
The Best Brunch Around the World
Icelanders like to sleep in, so it is no surprise brunch is a popular Icelandic meal. Check out the best brunch spots in Reykjavik, as well as other places around the world in this collab piece from Migrating Miss. This post was published in November 2016.
Expat Interview: Moving to Iceland, Another World
Also from Migrating Miss is this feature from her expat interview series, where I talk about my move to Iceland. This post was published in April 2016.
ISA Student Blog Featured Blogger
During the 2014-2015 academic year, I studied abroad in London, with International Studies Abroad and was a featured blogger for their student blog.
Getting Fit Series
During the spring and summer of 2014, I regularly worked with The Oatmeal Artist to provide fitness tips from my years training as a figure skaters and adhering to a vegetarian diet.
Florida Weekly's Writing Challenge
During August 2013, I visited Sanibel Island for vacation and saw information about their annual creative writing contest. I entered and in November 2013, I was notified that I was one of two contest winners! I received the opportunity to return to Sanibel Island and attend the annual writer's conference free of charge.
EFCollegeBreak Featured Blogger
This is where my whole travel blogging obsession began! I visited Europe with EF College Break on a trip to London, Paris, and Barcelona and blogged for EF College Break's Tumblr site during my trip. This is also the first time I ever set foot on British soil! This trip took place in May 2013.
Hi, I’m Crystal! I love to travel and am currently a graduate student in Scotland. You’ll get all the best tips and insights from my experiences as a former ice-skating coach in Iceland and former study abroad student. Of the 27 countries I have visited, a type 1 diabetes diagnosis has been the strangest land yet. Type 1 has not slowed down my travels and you'll learn how to take type 1 with you on the road! You can connect with me further on Instagram @CrystalChilcott, or send me ideas of where I should travel next via email: email@example.comHappy Travels, Crystal
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