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Driving in Iceland
Iceland

11 Tips for Driving in Iceland

Posted In: Destinations | Iceland
Iceland is truly a beautiful country and a great way to see it is to hire a car and take a road trip.  There are no trains and unless you are on a guided bus tour, there are limited buses. So, we spent 18 days exploring Iceland by car.  From that experience, here are our 11 tips for driving in Iceland. Iceland is a relatively easy country to explore by car as it is quite small at 103,000 square kms (approximately 40,000 square miles). Iceland compared to the UK (Source: https://thetruesize.com) Also, by[...]
10 Must Visit Churches in Iceland
Iceland

10 Must Visit Churches in Iceland

Posted In: Destinations | Iceland
We spent an amazing 18 days exploring Iceland.  The churches in this beautiful country are unique and usually are accompanied by stunning scenery.  The churches on this list are in order of us visiting them as we drove clockwise around Iceland. If you are considering doing a road trip in Iceland, read my 11 Tips for Driving in Iceland. 1 – Reykholt Church There are two churches on this site, with this church being the oldest, dating back to 1896.  The church sits behind its new counterpart and amongst an[...]
15 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Iceland
Iceland

15 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Iceland

Posted In: Destinations | Iceland
Iceland is one of the most beautiful countries to visit.  From its rugged coastline, to its stunning waterfalls, to its quaint churches, this beautiful country is a must visit. We spent 17 wonderful days exploring this beautiful country and it simply was not enough time.  As we flew out of Reykjavik, I knew I was already missing Iceland and I cannot wait to return. I hope these 15 photos encourage you to visit this stunning country soon. Glymer Waterfall is the second highest waterfall in Iceland[...]
Visiting Westfjords Stunning Dynjandi Waterfall
Westfjords

Visiting Westfjords Stunning Dynjandi Waterfall

Posted In: Destinations | Iceland
Iceland is famous for its picturesque scenery including glaciers, iceberg lakes and of course its numerous waterfalls.  While you are likely to have heard of famous waterfalls such as Gullfoss, Dettifoss and Skogafoss, you may not have heard of one of the most magnificent waterfalls in the country, Dynjandi Waterfall. Dynjandi is like no other waterfall in Iceland.  It is the first of seven waterfalls cascading one below the next.  Dynjani itself drops around 100 meters, resembling a bridal veil widening from[...]
Street Art of Reykjavik
Reykjavik

Street Art of Reykjavik

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Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland and the northern most capital city in the world, has a laid-back atmosphere. From great cafes and restaurants to its night life and to its street art, Reykjavik has a quirkiness and uniqueness that is not seen in other national capital cities. When you take a walk around Reykjavik you cannot miss the murals that adorns many of the city buildings. Whether you call it urban graffiti or street art, it has become a major tourist attraction in the city. Illegal graffiti remains an issue in Reyk[...]