Days Six, Seven + Eight of Driving Iceland’s Ring Road: Sea Arches, Hot Pots and the Blue Lagoon


Day six of of our Ring Road adventure involved driving from Akureyri to Blönduós. There aren’t a tonne of noteworthy stops on this drive, so we decided to get off of Route 1 and take the longer and windier scenic route along the coast. Ólafsfjörður We never intended to stop in Ólafsfjörður, but when we […]

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Day Five of Driving Iceland’s Ring Road: Bathing in Beer + One Last Waterfall


We were able to spend our 10 days in Iceland on a relatively affordable budget, scrimping and saving almost wherever we could, however, on day five of our Ring Road adventure, we simply couldn’t resist doing a little splurging. Goðafoss We started the morning by heading out to one of my favourite waterfalls in Iceland […]

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Self Driving The Golden Circle + Nearly Killing Our Rental Car in the Process


The Golden Circle is quite possibly the most common day trip to take from Reykjavik. The itinerary usually includes Gullfoss waterfall, Strokkur geysir and Thingvellir National Park. There is a good reason why these places are in such high demand – they are gorgeous! I had done this day tour on my first trip to […]

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Hot Dogs, Haircuts and a Whole Lotta Penis… I’m Back in Iceland!


When you travel, you will inevitably discover places that you fall in love with and by the same token, you will also find places that you don’t ever feel the urge to return to. For me, Iceland is one of those places that I will always want to go back to. When I started planning […]

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Welcome to the Swedish ICE HOTEL

When I say that my bucket list is so long that I will most likely never complete it, I am not kidding. I have never actually written down a list (let’s be real, it would be a novel) but I have a mental one up in my head, and I could easily rattle off 250 […]

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Unpopular Opinion: I Didn’t Love Svalbard

Sometimes, our travels through a place just don’t quite fill our souls with that addictive travel high. Not so long ago I wrote a post about some of the places that just didn’t do it for me, and it seems that I now have a new place to add to that list. Svalbard is an […]

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Snowmobiling Around Mountainous Sisimiut

I will admit, I was hesitant to go snowmobiling. As it happens, I am a seriously terrible driver, have no valid drivers licence (let alone an international one) and no winter sports cover on my travel insurance, so to go ahead and snowmobile anyway was not exactly a wise idea. In countries where tourism is […]

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