Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

9 Day Icelandic Road Trip – Itinerary and Tips!

Black sand beaches and volcanic valleys. Imposing glaciers and floating icebergs. Thunderous waterfalls and bubbling geothermal hot springs. This is nature at its most primal. This is Iceland. A land of Earth, Fire, Wind and Water. A place so breathtakingly stunning, so full of wonder and adventure, you’ll never want to leave. It’s difficult to put into words the…

8 Interesting Facts About Iceland

A land of fire, ice, water, elves and magic. Iceland is a veritable wonderland of natural oddities, cultural quirks and fascinating stories – the primal, unspoilt landscape and friendly people make it one of the most interesting places to travel in the world. Here are 8 surprising facts you may not have known about the the small Nordic island nation.…

5 Amazing Places to Stay in Iceland

One of the most exciting parts about exploring a new country is discovering new places to stay – with Iceland’s total population numbering only a mere 330,000 it might surprise you to know that the range of accommodation options through the countryside is vast. From authentic horse ranches in the North, stylish country hotels along…

Silfra Fissure, Þingvellir, Iceland

Snorkelling in Silfra fissure, Þingvellir, Iceland

Snorkelling. Not exactly the first activity that comes to mind when you think of Iceland, a place imagined by most to be a snow-covered and sub-freezing destination. But surprisingly Iceland offers some of the best diving conditions in the world – if you don’t mind the icy chill of the water, you’ll be treated to stunningly clear conditions,…

Mýrdalsjökull Snowmobiling, South Iceland

Snowmobiling on Mýrdalsjökull glacier, Iceland

On my list of things to do in Iceland, climbing one of the country’s many glaciers was at the very top. Glaciers are fascinating to me – mammoth rivers of ice and rock formed over hundreds, sometimes thousands of years. Trust me, the first glacier you spy in Iceland will momentarily take your breath away. They just appear…