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

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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!

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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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Reykjavik: The Ultimate City Guide

I have professed my love for Iceland on numerous occasions, and for anyone that has been lucky to visit the incredible island nation, it isn’t hard to see why so many people are falling under an Icelandic spell. For anyone who is travelling to Iceland in the near future, here’s a little guide to help […]

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26 Pictures That Will Make You Want To Visit Iceland

I have been thinking a lot about my travels through beautiful Iceland this week, so I decided to share 26 of my most favourite photos from my numerous trips to Iceland. If this doesn’t put the land of Fire and Ice on your bucket list, I don’t know what will! 1. Hverir These naturally formed […]

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Packing List: Autumn In The Arctic

Ah, the eternal struggle. Upcoming trip on the horizon but what the heck do I absolutely need to pack and what can I leave strewn across my floor to be picked up upon return? I tend to over pack – worrying that anything I leave behind will somehow become a totally crucial item, and not […]

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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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