Iceland

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Dynjandi Waterfall

Dynjandi, the biggest waterfall in the Westfjords, is a thundering powerhouse. Within the Dynjandisvogur bay overlooking the largest fjord in the west, Arnarfjörður fjord, this waterfall is a sight for … read more

Dyrholaey

Dyrhólaey

Dyrhólaey is a small peninsula on the south coast of Iceland near the village of Vik. Named after the massive arch of rock jutting out into the ocean, Dyrhólaey means … read more

 
The Great Geysir

Geysir

In Southwestern Iceland is one of the world’s greatest geysers, known as The Great Geysir. Thought to have been around since the 13th century, it’s one of Iceland’s most popular attractions. The … read more

Gljúfrabúi Waterfall

Gljúfrafoss Waterfall

Update – July 10th, 2018: There is now a well maintained path that takes you from Seljalandsfoss to Gljúfrafoss. Not so hidden anymore! Gljúfrafoss is a small and hidden waterfall … read more

 
Gullfoss Waterfall

Gullfoss Waterfall

Gullfoss is a waterfall in southwest Iceland and one of the most popular attractions in all of Iceland. Located in the canyon of the Hvítá river, the water flows into a three-tiered … read more

Kvernufoss Waterfall

Five days before our trip, I was scrolling through my Iceland-heavy Instagram feed and found a waterfall I’ve never seen before, posted by a photographer, @photos_by_mabu. After messaging the photographer, … read more

 

Látrabjarg Cliffs

The Látrabjarg cliffs–a must see when visiting the Westfjords. The cliffs are perfect for hikers, bird watchers, and photographers. As you get to Látrabjarg, there are some portable toilets before … read more

Mt. Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss

Kirkjufell and Kirkjufellsfoss, the mountain-waterfall duo, had always been a bit out of reach. During our first two trips to South Iceland, we devoted our time to visiting other sites … read more

 

Rauðisandur Beach

In the remote Westfjords, Rauðisandur Beach stretches over 6 miles long under the watchful eye of dramatic, surrounding cliffs. The road in and out of the area follows up and … read more

Reykjavik

Reykjavik

Reykjavik, “the bay of smoke” is the capital of Iceland and believed to be the location of the first permanent settlement in the country (around AD 870 by Norsemen). Ingólfr Arnarson, the … read more

 
Reynisdrangar

Reynisdrangar

The Reynisdrangar are basalt sea stacks near the village Vík í Mýrdal in southern Iceland. According to legend, two trolls tried dragging a ship to shore and when daylight broke they … read more

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall is located in South Iceland, about 20 miles west of Skógar, right off of Iceland’s main highway, Ring Road. How do you get there? There are plenty of tour buses … read more

 

Seljavallalaug Pool

Seljavallalaug Pool was built in 1923 and is one of the oldest pools in Iceland. It is man-made, but naturally heated by a nearby hot spring, and kept up by … read more

Silfra Snorkeling

We booked our Silfra Snorkeling tour online through Arctic Adventures for 17,990 ISK per person (about $130 USD). You can also book the tour at their office in Reykjavik, but booking online … read more

 

Skógafoss Waterfall

Update: On our third trip to Iceland in July, 2018, we discovered Kvernufoss, a (very) close neighbor to Skógafoss. If you plan on seeing Skógafoss, you must plan on seeing Kvernufoss. Skógafoss … read more

Snaefellsjoekull National Park

About a two hour drive north of Reykjavík is the Snæfellsnes Peninsula and Snaefellsjoekull National Park, loaded with coastal gems like historic fishing villages, ancient volcanic formations, cliffs, and beaches, … read more

 
The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa located in a lava field within the fishing town of Grindavík. The man-made lagoon is made of of warm waters rich in silica and … read more

Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir National Park is on the World Heritage list for it’s Icelandic cultural relevance and natural significance. Thingvellir means “Parliament Plains” and was established around 930 as the place for major religious … read more

 

Valagil Waterfall

If you’re visiting Ísafjörður in the Westfjords, you must find time to see Valagil waterfall. It’s just a 25 minute drive from Ísafjörður and doesn’t yet seem popular with tourists, … read more

Vík í Mýrdal

Vík í Mýrdal

Vík í Mýrdal is the most southern village in Iceland. The village lies directly beneath the Mýrdalsjökull glacier, which itself lies on top of the Katla volcano. If an eruption occurred, the … read more

 

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