The thing about Iceland is that it’s so diverse. Yes, you’ve got all the incredible nature, awe-inspiring vistas and the Blue Lagoon – but there’s so much more to Iceland than just its gorgeous natural landscapes. There is a whole heap of the best towns in Iceland… all with their heritage, stories and stunning natural … Continue Reading

There are so many of the best things to do in Iceland during your trip. I mean, it’s a country that’s so gorgeous and so incredibly beautiful that you’re going to be spoilt for choice.  Let’s be honest, though, Iceland is a country that needs little introduction, it seems like everyone and their cat is … Continue Reading

The night after we saw the Northern Lights at Hotel Laki (which is an amazing place to stay and ideal to see the Northern Lights), we woke up bright and early for breakfast after which we promptly fell asleep again till lunchtime. In our defence, we’d been up till 6 am watching the Northern Lights … Continue Reading

This was already high up on my list of unique experiences in Iceland and regardless of the weather, we were intent on doing it. Turns out, the weather was indeed awful everywhere else but when we turned up the rather scenic drive to Hestheimar, the weather quite literally took a turn for the better. Yes, … Continue Reading

Iceland is a beautiful country to visit and one of the most unique when it comes to the most epic places to see! And, although a first-time visit to Iceland is an exciting prospect, there’s a heap of planning, logistics and bookings to be made to ensure a nice smooth trip. This is exactly why … Continue Reading

Our arrival in Iceland was dramatic to, say the least – in large part due to a volcano eruption in Iceland which had apparently been brewing for weeks but we had no idea about. As it was a pretty early morning flight from London (the kind that you have to start your day at like … Continue Reading

The best part about Iceland is that all these epic natural wonders are all free to explore. You see, as long as you can get to where they are (by car, bus or whatever mode of transportation you have), you can pop in to see them without paying a penny. First up, our day started … Continue Reading

We arrived in Iceland to find that there was a storm warning (which we chose to ignore) but the next day, we woke up to find a couple of distressing emails. Activities we had booked for the weekend had all been cancelled due to the storm! Turns out, the storm was going to be one … Continue Reading

Iceland is a totally stunning country to explore! This is especially true when you’re heading over to see all the best places that are dotted all across the country. That being said, the capital, Reykjavik also has a lovely charm, too and is well worth visiting for a day (or two) whilst on a wider … Continue Reading

This is the 2nd part of this post if you missed part 1; catch it here. Okay, so where were we? Right, we were still at the Laugarvatn Fontana, where I’d made the decision to cool off by jumping into the freezing river. It’s a very shallow river by the way but that notwithstanding, it … Continue Reading

Now I promise to keep this post relatively brief, but there are so many things I want to share with you about Iceland. Firstly, since I was a child I have always wanted to visit two places, New York and Iceland! I finally booked some very reasonably priced flights from London to Reykjavik (Keflavik Airport) … Continue Reading

A trip to Iceland is amazing in itself but seeing the Northern Lights is truly the perfect cherry on that cake! But more on that later on in this post… Now, long before arriving in Iceland, I was already looking forward to visiting Hotel Laki. This was for several reasons (including the promise of seeing … Continue Reading

Perched right in the North Atlantic, the stunning country of Iceland is an incredible place to visit! Not only for its beautiful places to see and the gorgeous towns to visit but also for the best restaurants in Iceland where I guarantee you’ll gorge at! And that’s the thing that makes Iceland so special if I’m … Continue Reading

After a couple of days in The Blue Lagoon in Iceland, we moved bases to Reykjavik (we had a car so moving around was quite easy) and so on this particular day, we set off to see as many Icelandic sights as possible! The day was filled with amazing waterfalls, scary yet impressive looking volcanos, … Continue Reading