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Svartifoss: The Black Waterfall in Iceland

Svartifoss black waterfall in Iceland
Of the many splendors that Iceland has to offer, the country’s cascades are probably one of the most prominent. With over 10,000 dramatic drops and chutes to choose from, where to begin? While a dozen or so have become the most famous ones, today I’d like to examine one of the top entries in particular. You may have heard...

Kirkjufell and Kirkjufellsfoss

View from the field of Kirkjufell mountain and Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall in Snaefellsnes peninsula
Iceland provides plenty of countless natural attractions to explore. Our country is known for having incredible landscapes to offer visitors. Everything from towering mountains to expansive canyons to powerful waterfalls. It’s quite easy to get to know the island as most points of interest for tourists are located along Route 1 or the Ring Road. Today we’ll be heading...

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...

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: The South Coast

Dyrholaey in South Iceland on the Ring Road
After the capital city of Reykjavik, Iceland’s South Coast is probably the most visited part of the country. The natural wonders found along this volcanic stretch of land are varied and numerous. From the cascading waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss to the black sand beaches of Vik and the icy glaciers in Vatnajökull National Park, there is so much to see...

Seljalandsfoss: Iceland’s Most Beautiful Waterfall

Even if you don't realize it, you've undoubtedly seen pictures of Iceland's breathtaking Seljalandsfoss waterfall. It's the one with the cascade peeking out from the right-hand corner of the frame with a graceful, reddish-orangey brown rock arch overhead. Gorgeous hues of pinks, purples, and oranges streak the sky in the background as a lush green valley rests below the...

Goðafoss – Waterfall of the Gods and Key to Iceland’s History

Godafoss waterfall in Iceland has an interesting history
Iceland is the land of fire, ice…and some of the best waterfalls in the world. Many visitors come to this Nordic island searching for those stunning locations they have seen in photos and glossy travel magazines. Idyllic green pastures or dark, black, volcanic rocks contrast nicely with the mighty falls. Goðafoss waterfall is the perfect example of these types of...

Exploring North Iceland and the Diamond Circle

North Iceland's Hvitserkur troll rock formation
Move over Thailand. Iceland has quickly become one of the more in vogue travel destinations of the past few years and we completely get it.  Where to start? Fiery volcanoes, haunting lava fields, plunging waterfalls, ghostly ice caves, glaciers, and more. The list goes on. A lot of Iceland's most iconic destinations are in the southern part of the...

The Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Iceland

Seljalandsfoss at sunset is one of Iceland's most beautiful waterfalls
While Iceland is known as the Land of Fire and Ice, there is one very important element that should also be mentioned: water. Besides the country’s sweeping landscapes, breathtaking views and fiery volcanoes, the country is also known for something else. Iceland's waterfalls are famous in their own right and therefore deserve their own essay. They’re so well-known, they've...

What Are The Stops On The Golden Circle?

Stops On The Golden Circle
Anyone that had a little interest in Iceland probably heard about the Golden Circle. It could not be any other way as it is probably the most famous area in Iceland. But do we really know what and where it is and the stops on the Golden Circle? If you still have a lot of information on your head...

The Most Beautiful Places to Enjoy Nature In North Iceland

Nature In North Iceland
North part of Iceland is made up of beautiful mountain terrains, incredible hiking trails and glaciers. You can also find here many waterfalls including Dettifoss, one of the richest in energy throughout Europe. Akureyri is the biggest city of this region and it is vibrant and modern. North Iceland is a very attractive destination regardless of the season. It...

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