One thing I hear again and again is how people go to Iceland for the first time and feel they have only begun to scratch the surface. They feel that what they saw was just the tip of the iceberg. Even people who have returned time and again feel this way! Iceland is the gift
You’re going to Iceland! And perhaps you’ve started to do some research and you’ve realized: Daaaaamn. Iceland has it going on. You might be thinking to yourself… Where do I even begin? When we started to research our own trip to Iceland I was positively overwhelmed by the sheer number of incredible sights and points
I remember the first time I saw the phrase. I was in the midst of planning my trip to Iceland and kept coming across travel agencies that were offering this thing called a self drive tour. I don’t get it, I thought to myself. A self-drive tour? What does that even mean? I was supposed
Oh, Reykjavík. Quirky, quaint, and irresistibly charming Reykjavík. I’m gonna steal a line from Jerry McGuire and lay my heart bare at your feet: You had me at hello. It’s true! I touched down at Keflavik airport one rainy, cool morning in May 2018. After a soothing and invigorating soak at the ethereal Blue Lagoon,
The South coast holds many of the most iconic attractions in Iceland. It kinda has it all; waterfalls, glaciers, black sand beaches, towering mountains, and of course beautiful glacier lagoons. These stunning attractions make for a fantastic road trip. Don’t believe me? Keep reading and follow me through a South Iceland road trip. Looking for
This famous tourist route has been popular among locals and visitors alike since the beginning of tourism in Iceland (to dramatic?). The name refers to the route from Reykjavík to Þingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area, and Gullfoss waterfall. These three places are without a doubt the most iconic attractions in Iceland! They are not
I often get asked what’s the best way to experience Iceland, and my answer is always the same; “Take a self drive road trip and experience Iceland like us locals do”. Although having a guide has it’s obvious perks like being hand fed information along the way without having to read or do research, you
More often than not I get asked about off the beaten path places to see in Iceland. I guess news of growing number of guests here have led to the perception of over tourism, which couldn’t be further from the truth. Don’t get me wrong, many attractions here gather quite a crowd. Especially during summer.