Tag: Iceland

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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Iceland’s Shortest Scenic Drive: The Golden Circle

It’s not so hard to find a scenic drive in Iceland. Basically, you just need to start driving. But there are two circles that are especially popular to drive around: the Ring Road and the Golden Circle. While the Ring Road goes around the whole island and you need about two weeks to drive it…
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Landmannalaugar, Our Favorite Natural Hot Pool In Iceland

When it comes to Iceland and hot pools, most people think of the Blue Lagoon. It’s probably one of the most famous geothermal hot spas in the world and its location is quite cool: it’s in a lava field on Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula. But we were much more excited about exploring natural hot pools in…
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Taking A Walk In Reykjavík, Iceland

Reykjavík. The capital and largest city of Iceland. Population: ~123000. Well, in a country where cities with a couple of thousand inhabitants are among the largest ones, it’s a serious number. In our opinion, Reykjavík is just the perfect capital for Europe’s last and largest untouched wilderness – as we heard referring to Iceland once.…
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Scenic Drive Along Iceland’s Westfjords

Iceland is one of the most perfect countries for road trips. The best and most convenient way to explore all the wonderful landscapes and fabulous waterfalls is by car. The Ring Road is the main road around the island and it’s the classic way to get around and visit those iconic sites like Goðafoss, Seljalandsfoss,…
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Best Day Hikes In Iceland

Iceland is so full of beautiful and unique natural treasures that you may wonder whether it’s worth spending a whole day on the same trail. As for us, full day hikes were important part of our Iceland itinerary. We are passionate hikers anyway, and how could we not experience some of the famous day hikes…
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Our 18 Favorite Waterfalls From Iceland

Iceland is often called the land of fire and ice. It should be called the land of waterfalls, too, in our opinion. It’s home to so many beautiful and powerful waterfalls that it was hard to keep track of them after our second day or so. Still we try the impossible: show you our favorites…
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Driving In Iceland – Do’s & Don’ts

First of all, driving in Iceland is a huge DO! This wonderful country can be explored the best by car. Partly because there’s not much other options, but even more because you want to see all of its beauties at your own pace, believe us. You will see a stunning waterfall. It’s just 10 minutes…
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Best Short Hikes In Iceland

Iceland was all about nature to us. It’s all about nature, anyway. No wonder we spent most of our time hiking. Or soaking in hot pools. Or staring at waterfalls. Or driving to the next trailhead. Two and a half weeks were enough to explore countless stunning places in each region of this unspoilt island.…
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