Tag: Iceland

3 Amazing Natural Hot Pools In Iceland

Iceland has a world-famous hot pool: the Blue Lagoon. While we visited it, enjoyed its baby blue water and the views of the surrounding lava field on Reykjanes Peninsula, it was not our favorite hot pool in Iceland. Our favorites were the natural hot pools we explored on our way around the island. If it…
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Best Scenic Drives In Iceland

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…
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Icy Wonderland: Jökulsárlón & Fjallsárlón Glacier Lagoons, Iceland

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. So right by the famous Ring Road in Southern Iceland,…
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Þingvellir National Park, The Home Of The World’s First Parliament

One of the main stops on a traditional Golden Circle tour in Southern Iceland: Þingvellir National Park. Both its history and geology makes it unique in the world, and it’s an exciting and beautiful place to visit. Þingvellir is the national symbol of Iceland today. A national park since 1930 and a UNESCO World Heritage…
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There’s No Such Thing As “Iceland On Budget”

We may won’t be very popular with this opinion, but we hold on to it. We’ve travelled to Iceland last year – on a budget. But how much that budget was, that’s the question. Well, it has been our most expensive trips ever. And we’ve already been to some countries that are not exactly famous…
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15 Scenes From The Westfjords Of Iceland

Driving along the Westfjords of Iceland was the kind of journey where we felt like becoming part of the unspoilt, eternal landscape. It was the sound of the restless ocean, the whistle of the wind, the warmth of the sun and the calm majesty of the mountains that accompanied us on our way. We rarely…
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Glacier Hiking And Ice Climbing In Iceland

Iceland fulfilled some of our very special dreams. As nature and waterfall addicts we were easy to please wherever we went in this amazing country. But there was a specific adventure we were eagerly looking forward to: glacier hiking! We’ve never done it before and we knew we have to grab the chance on our…
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Our 18 Days Iceland Itinerary

We are not full-time travellers nor freelancers, so our yearly holidays limit the time we can spend travelling. Though we do short trips quite often, we only have one or two longer trips each year. It makes us appreciate them even more, but also makes us want to plan every detail perfect. The result: we…
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Southern Iceland: 7 Days Itinerary

Visiting Iceland was one of our biggest dreams. Once we actually started planning our trip, we decided we want to spend enough time there to explore it thoroughly. In general, that’s an unreachable goal. 😀 So we made it a bit more specific: we wanted to spend some time in all the regions of Iceland…
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