ABOUT ME

  • About

  • 28-year-old Icelandic adventure guide and food lover.

  • Constantly looking for new adventures.

  • Always been interested in food.

  • I love to make people smile and laugh.

  • Went to Bolzano in the Italian Alps for exchange year in High School through AFS.

    • Got interested in cooking and the beauty of simple food cooked with the best ingredients.

    • Learned Italian and met lots of great people.

  • After finishing high school (Menntaskólinn við Hamrahlíð) in Iceland I moved to Kamloops, BC, Canada to study Aventure Guide Diploma at Thompson Rivers University.

    • Hands-on adventure sport study where I took multi-day courses such as; Hiking, Mountaineering, Sea kaykaing, canoeing, rafting, skiing, snowboarding, ski touring, climbing, surfing and sailing.

    • I gained experience in cooking in all the sports mentioned.

  • Wanted to get a sailboat and make a business out of that. Went to study for a captain’s licence in Reykjavík, Iceland.

  • Worked for few summers as a multi-day hiking guide in Iceland.

    • In the highlands of Iceland, mostly Laugavegur and Fimmvörðuháls. Supported trips.

    • Cooked for 16 hungy guests at a time in the mountain huts.

      • That became my favorite part about guiding, strangely enough.

      • Got the nickname Einar Eftirréttur (Dessert Einar) by other guides, hut wardens, and mountain jeep drivers.

  • Went to Turku, Finland for an exchange year in the campain studies through Erasmus+.

  • Got bus driver’s licence.

    • Started to work as a driver-guide in the winter time.

  • Went to Rovaniemi, Finland to work for a winter season.

    • Started Feast in the Wild there.

  • Estelle and I bought a campervan. We remade it in the back with Estelle’s dad, Phillipe Pollaert.

    • Traveled in Europe for three months in the van.

  • The adventure continues. I hope our paths will cross.

  • You can contact me at einar@feastinthewild.com and by putting request at the bottom of the page.

(Updated 14.Jan.20)

Einar Sveinn Westlund
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