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Stunning Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach in Iceland

View of pebbles on Iceland's black sand beach Reynisfjara
Iceland is a country known for its breathtaking natural beauty. The Land of Fire and Ice is home to explosive volcanoes, careening waterfalls, mammoth glaciers, and much more. Thanks to the country’s geology, Iceland also has something not found in many places: black sand beaches. In fact, one of the most gorgeous black sand beaches in the world is...

Seljalandsfoss – Iceland’s Most Beautiful and Captivating Waterfall

Iceland's most beautiful waterfall is Seljalandsfoss
I know we write a lot about waterfalls. From an outsider’s point of view, it may be hard to understand why. Once you set foot in Iceland, you’ll get it. Iceland’s nickname is the Land of Fire and Ice, but I would add water as well. You will find the most unbelievable waterfalls, watercourses, and streams running through the...

The Haunting DC-3 Plane Wreck at Sólheimasandur Beach

Iceland's iconic Sólheimasandur beach plane crash site
Along the windswept volcanic coasts of South Iceland's Sólheimasandur beach lay the remains of the Douglas DC-3 plane wreck. The white fuselage of the abandoned military aircraft rests in stark contrast against the black sand beaches and surrounding landscape. It’s a haunting sight and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Iceland. It’s actually quite easy...

Where to Eat in Vik: Best Restaurants and Dining Options

Halldórskaffi is one of Vik's best restaurants with this salmon salad and Arctic char
Apart from Reykjavik, the small coastal village of Vík on Iceland’s South Coast is probably one of the most visited towns in the country. It’s a popular stop located right on the Ring Road (Route 1). There’s not much surrounding the remote seafront village. But proximity to Iceland’s famed black sand beaches and the Reynisfjara peninsula’s hexagonal basalt columns...

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: The Diamond Circle

Icelandic Godafoss waterfall at sunset
For travelers driving around Iceland’s Ring Road, one of the must-see destinations is the Diamond Circle route. The circuit is made up of about a dozen natural wonders all concentrated close to Route 1 in northeast Iceland. The majority of tourists who come to visit this part of Iceland stay in the area for four to five days. There’s...

Should I Drive Iceland’s South Coast or the Golden Circle?

Beautiful sunset in Vik, Southern Iceland
In recent years, Iceland has emerged as a must-do on travelers bucket list with a vengeance. Some aren’t even sure why they desire to go there with such a feverish passion. All they know is that it’s one of those places you “have to go” because it’s “amazing”. Once you’ve taken the big leap and decided to go, another...

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon: A Natural Wonder in Iceland

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon at dawn with a beautiful purple light
The sun hangs low in the sky, while the delicate chunks of ice that litter the black sand shores of Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon shimmer against the emerald green and crystal blue waves of the Atlantic ocean. In the distance, a family of seals pokes their little heads out the water. The mouth of the bay serves as the final...

Regions of Iceland: Get to Know The Country From Top to Bottom!

Iceland is some kind of a weird country full of happy people that half of their lives is spent in darkness and due to the elves, they postpone roads construction. On the bright side, Iceland is also one of the richest country in terms of attractions and nature uniqueness. And all of these varies depending on the area, so...

Do’s and Don’ts at Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

The Iceland Blue Lagoon is a geothermal bath located a few kilometers from Grindavik and less than 50 kilometers from the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik. It is already a kind of a symbol of Iceland and a must see on each tourist’s list. Over 400 000 visitors come to Blue Lagoon during a year. No wonder why, this is...

Best 5 Recommendations For a Southern Iceland Visit

Southern Iceland Visit
The South of Iceland is one of the most popular places for visitors in our country. The reason is there are several pearls concentrated in this place. Some of them can be a great representation of what Iceland has to offer. Of course nature is right in the spotlight, but there are also other activities to remark. stay to...

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