A Short Guide To Solo Travel in Iceland

Iceland is one of the most incredible countries in the world, and despite it’s wild landscapes and remoteness, it has become one of the best and easiest countries for solo travellers. If you are thinking about heading to Iceland in the future, here is a short guide with practical and useful information to help make […]

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The Blue Lagoon… Again!

As my travels in Iceland drew to a close, there was really only one thing that I had to do. Visit the Blue Lagoon again of course! I had visited the Blue Lagoon previously, during my 2014 Iceland trip, and despite it being the biggest tourist attraction in Iceland – I just had to go […]

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Jökulsárlón: The Glacial Lagoon

So after a very long, but very beautiful drive along the south coast of Iceland – I finally made it to Jökulsárlón. In case you missed last weeks post, here is a little background information about the stunning Jökulsárlón. Jökulsárlón is an enormous glacial lagoon situated below the Vatnajökull glacier in south-west Iceland. This lagoon […]

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The Icelandic South Coast

After a wonderful night gazing at the stunning Northern Lights, it was an early rise so that I could go exploring the South Coast of Iceland and eventually make it to Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon. Getting to Jökulsárlón from Reykjavik is far from a short drive! It can be done in a day, but if you aren’t […]

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Overindulging in Reykjavik

After arriving back in Iceland, it wasn’t too long before I had met new people and made new friends in the form of the lovely Leigh and Linh – two American girls who had met a few days prior at the Blue Lagoon. After a quick bite to eat one evening, we decided to go […]

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Descending Into A Volcano

After departing Greenland with tears in my eyes, it was back on to Iceland. As much as I love Iceland and was excited to go back, Greenland was just extra special for me. There’s only been a few places I have ever felt truly sad to leave, and Greenland is one of those places. However, […]

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The Icelandic Highlands

After a wonderful Diamond Circle adventure with the wonderful team at Saga Travel, I was completely and stupidly excited for a second day out with them. Unfortunately poor weather conditions led to my initial plans going awry, but sometimes the best days are the ones that don’t go to plan. I had wanted to visit […]

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The Stunning Diamond Circle

For solo travellers, getting out of Reykjavik can seem scary when on an Icelandic adventure. The ring road is an amazing journey, but driving alone on roads that are so often subject to fast and drastic weather changes can be daunting. As a result, many solo travellers stay in Reykjavik and don’t explore too far […]

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Exploring The Reykjanes Peninsula Part II

After getting my fill of gorgeous hot springs and geothermal wonders, the rest of my time on the Reykjanes Peninsula was spent on the coast. The weather had been pretty consistently pleasant all day, up until I arrived at the most gorgeous coastal lookout. The sky which had been threatening to open up for the […]

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Exploring The Reykjanes Peninsula Part I

After arriving into Reykjavik at about 1am, I was able to get about 5 hours sleep before rising early to make the most of day one in Iceland. This ended up being such a big day that I am splitting it into two posts, otherwise this post would be approximately the length of a brochure […]

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