Category Archives: Iceland

Guide: The Golden Circle Iceland

Guide: The Golden Circle Iceland

Exploring the Golden Circle Iceland Route The Golden Circle Iceland is a popular route in South Iceland. This course covers a 300 km loop from Reykjavik, to central Iceland and back. This route takes you to many of Iceland’s best known destinations. From Reykjavik, the three main stops include: (1) Thingvellir National Park, (2) the… Continue Reading

9 Exciting Things to do in Reykjavik Iceland

9 Exciting Things to do in Reykjavik Iceland

Find Exciting Things to do in Reykjavik Iceland Known as the world’s northernmost capital, Reykjavik is considered a vibrant and artistic community. There are many things to do in Reykjavik – with art galleries, prestigious museums and natural beauty all around. Explore the city centre full of art and history. Or tour the surrounding region… Continue Reading

When to Visit Iceland?

When to Visit Iceland?

When to visit Iceland? Many people visiting for the first time often ask when to visit Iceland and the best time to go. The answer to this question is dependent on your personal preferences and travel itinerary. Planning your trip at the right time is important since weather is known to be unpredictable. The temperatures… Continue Reading

5 Spectacular Places to Visit in Iceland

5 Spectacular Places to Visit in Iceland

Places to Visit in Iceland Situated at the top of Europe, Iceland is full of history, natural beauty, and remarkable experiences for any traveller. Known as the land of Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun, the volcanoes, waterfalls, glaciers, lava fields and fjords create magical places to visit in Iceland. Not to mention the wondrous… Continue Reading

About Gullfoss Waterfall Iceland

About Gullfoss Waterfall Iceland

Visiting Gullfoss Waterfall Iceland We visited the Gullfoss waterfall Iceland in the springtime during our tour of the Golden Circle route. This large waterfall is based on the river Hvita, originating from the glacial lake Langjokull. Gollfoss literally means ‘golden falls’ because of the glacial sediment in the water. This gives the water colour a… Continue Reading

Review: The Blue Lagoon Iceland

Review: The Blue Lagoon Iceland

Visiting The Blue Lagoon Iceland The Blue Lagoon Iceland is a geothermal spa located in a lava field in Grindavík (on the Reykjanes Peninsula). This geothermal hot spot is known today as one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. To see where the lagoon is located you can find a map here. During our… Continue Reading

Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon in Iceland

Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon in Iceland

About the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon The Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon is truly a unique place to visit and known as one of the greatest wonders of Iceland. This glacial lake in southeast Iceland is scattered with huge ice blocks that break off the Breiðamerkurjökul glacier and float into the lagoon. The lagoon was created when the… Continue Reading

Kerið (Kerid) Crater, Volcanic Lake in Iceland

Kerið (Kerid) Crater, Volcanic Lake in Iceland

Kerid Crater in Iceland During our stay in Iceland, we stopped by Kerid Crater (known as Kerið), a volcanic lake located in south Iceland. The crater is part of the popular Golden Circle tourist route that we were following. It is easily accessible with a car park located directly next to the crater. For the… Continue Reading

Vatnajökull National Park Glacier Tour

Vatnajökull National Park Glacier Tour

Snowmobiling in Iceland I went snowmobiling in Iceland with my parents and husband in May as part of a Vatnajökull National Park Glacier Tour. What an exhilarating experience! We visited the Vatnajökull National Park and felt like we were on top of the world. The Vatnajökull Glacier is Europe’s largest glacier with a surface area… Continue Reading