Iceland: Do Go Chasing Waterfalls, 4 of The Best in The South of The Island

Iceland had been on our list of places to visit for as long as we could remember so when we finally got the opportunity to visit the Land of Fire and Ice, deciding where we wanted to visit on our road trip was a very tough decision. With dramatic scenery and unspoiled beauty, Iceland truly is one of the most stunning countries we have ever visited. We visited volcanos, glaciers, geysers and black sand beaches but our favourite naturally occurring…

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Iceland: Free Must Sees in Reykjavík

Reykjavik was the last destination of our whistle-stop stay in Iceland. We had three fantastic days exploring the south of the island and witnessing first-hand the sheer beauty of it, from majestic waterfalls, to explosive geysers and beautiful black sands. Therefore, when we arrived in Reykjavik I was slightly disappointed (sorry to all the Reykjavik lovers). I must point out that Iceland is one of my favourite countries in the world, and we are already planning our return trip. However, a…

Iceland: Winter Wardrobe Essentials

Winter in Iceland is cold, scrap that, it is freezing. Even in November when we visited once out of Reykjavik, which was relatively mild, the coldness was often unbearable and we had to take shelter in the car with the heater on full blast just to escape the conditions outside. Even when the sun was shining brightly, which it did a lot of the time, we still struggled to feel our fingers. So many people had told us that layers,…

Iceland: Relaxing At The Blue Lagoon

When we booked our trip to Iceland, at the top of my must visit places was the Blue Lagoon. Yes, I had heard it was a tourist trap but I didn’t care, I wanted to experience it for myself and I’m glad that I did because I absolutely loved it. From the second we arrived to the second we left we had a great time, yes it was busy, yes it was a tad on the expensive side for what…

Iceland: Road Trip Day 2 – Þingvellir National Park, Gulfoss & Strokkur Geyser

After the excitement of day 1 of our Icelandic road trip, we were keen to get back out on the road and explore more of this fantastic island. After a great night at our log cabin, eating a home cooked meal, catching up on a couple of episodes of House of Cards and drinking vodka (not too much of course) in our very own geothermal hot tub (which was amazing!) we slept like babies praying not to wake so early…

Iceland: Road Trip Day 1 – Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss & Vik

Our lovely little log cabin was located in the Geysir area of southern Iceland. We found it to be a great place to base ourselves in order to explore the South of the island. We picked up our hire car as soon as we landed and headed to our log cabin. As we visited in November and didn’t land until 3pm, by the time we reached Geysir it was pitch black, well apart from the brief dance we received from…

Iceland: 5 Reasons Why You Must Hire A Car

Having recently returned from Iceland, we are already planning our return trip – we loved it that much. The scenery in Iceland is like something I have never seen before and considering how expensive most things are in Iceland, food and drink etc the scenery is 100% free. For the first time visitor or those who like others to make their plans for them, then the simplest option would be to base yourself in the capital, Reykjavik and take bus…

Iceland: Lagoon Car Rental

Before we visited Iceland recently, everyone we spoke to about it said a) what a beautiful country it was and b) you must hire a car. Now having been and seen and explored it for myself I can categorically state that everyone was 100% correct on both counts. I could not imagine being there and not having a car. Therefore, when we got the opportunity to work with Lagoon Car Rental during our trip, we jumped at the chance.

Iceland: Road Trip Playlist

Ok, a little light-hearted post today and I need your help. A week today we are heading to Iceland (the country, not the English frozen food store) where we will be picking up our hire car courtesy of Lagoon Car Rental for our road trip. We plan to explore the south of the island as much as we can in the five or so hours of sunlight we will have each day, as well as driving the Golden Circle and…

Iceland: Don't Visit Reykjavik With Your Partner Without Doing These 4 Things!

Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland, and millions of people flock there every year. It’s become a hugely popular place to visit as it’s great at all times of the year! It’s also appears to be a perfect place to visit with your partner as there are plenty of romantic activities for you both to enjoy. As we discussed before, we plan to hire a car so that we can conveniently go further afield. However, after a lot of research…