Seljalandsfoss – the first stop on the Ring Road

Seljalandsfoss is one of the most popular waterfalls in Iceland and is formed by the water of the Seljalands river, with its origins in...

Skaftafell glacier and Svartifoss Waterfall

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...

Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon

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,...

Leirhnjukur – the fuming lava fields

The Leirhnjukur geothermal region, close to lake Myvatn, is as interesting, active and beautiful as it gets. I was thoroughly impressed by glaciers and...

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...

Dettifoss waterfall – the most powerful waterfall in Europe

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...

Ásbyrgi canyon – the capital city of the elves

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...

Skógafoss waterfall – a hidden treasure

Skógafoss waterfall is just 30 kilometers away from Seljalandsfoss. Its beauty takes your breath away and it has become one of my favourite waterfalls...

Reynisfjara – the famous black sand beach in Iceland

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...

Húsavík – the little fishing village in northern Iceland

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...