When we think of Ireland, we don’t think of Guinness. Nor Irish pubs. Not even Dublin. We think of landscapes. We think of rain. Drizzle. Fog. Wind. Cloudburst. We think of green and blue. Sheep and razorbill. Ruins on the hilltop.
There’s a national park just south of Sydney that offers spectacular hiking trails at the top of high coastal cliffs: Royal National Park. We spent a day hiking there and were amazed by its interesting rock formations and incredible coastal scenery. We found a nice beach, too – we’re talking about Australia, after all.
Iceland is one of those countries that can be best explored by car. Why? Partly because it has remote parts that can’t be accessed otherwise. Also, because you want to see its wonderful natural treasures at your own pace. Well, and we love road trips, anyway. After driving all around the island of fire and ice, we’d like to show you what we think the best scenic drives in Iceland are.
One of the most iconic sights in Iceland is baby blue Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon – and for a good reason. However, it has a lesser known brother that would deserve some fame, too: Fjallsárlón. We show you why they are so spectacular – in pictures.
August and September have been the busiest months of our lives. The most challenging ones, as well. With almost zero travels.
We’ve already written about the magical beaches and coastal hikes we’ve found…