Seljalandsfoss is one of the most popular waterfalls in Iceland and is formed by the water of the Seljalands river, with its origins in the Eyjafjallajökull glacier, dropping a whopping 65 meters. With the thin vapor veil it creates...
Vatnajökull National Park is a must do if you're spending more than a few days in Iceland. There are numerous hiking routes you can take, perfect for nature lovers. You need very little to become enamored with this place...
In southern Iceland, where the glacier meets the ocean, the traveler can find the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, teeming with icebergs. It's become, for sure, one of the most beautiful, unique and famous wonder of the Icelandic landscape.Year after year,...
The Leirhnjukur geothermal region, close to lake Myvatn, is as interesting, active and beautiful as it gets. I was thoroughly impressed by glaciers and icebergs in Iceland, but this park is right up there with them, because, imagine this,...
Pestera Rútshellir

Rútshellir cave

There are many caves in southern Iceland, moreso in the Eyjafjöll (yes, of Eyjafjallajökull fame) mountains. One of these, Rútshellir (Rútur's cave) is in a peculiar rock right off the Ring Road, its entrance marked by a traditional Icelandic...
Dettifoss waterfall amazingly awesome. It's no wonder that Ridley Scott chose it to be in the opening scene of the Prometheus movie (2012), which is the first time I saw it and immediately decided that I need to see...
The Ásbyrgi canyon is truly a magical place. Year after year it's one of the most popular destinations in Iceland, especially because the surrounding mythology that claims that this is the true capital of the elves. Visitors should hope...
Skógafoss waterfall is just 30 kilometers away from Seljalandsfoss. Its beauty takes your breath away and it has become one of my favourite waterfalls on the island. Why? Because it was the second waterfall in Iceland I could get...
Reynisfjara is the most well known black sand beach in Iceland and it's often overcrowded during the summertime. It's impressive not only due to its black sand, but also due to the immense basaltic columns guarding the beach. Although...
Although it is said about Reykjavik to be the first Icelandic settlement, it should be fair for the honours to actually be attributed to the town of Húsavík. Garðar Svavarsson, a Swedish Viking who went searching for the land covered in snow,...