For a small country, it certainly packs a punch.

A hub of volcanic activity and home to Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Iceland is celebrated not only for its beauty, but diversity.

I’ve been to Iceland many times and the more I go, the deeper I fall in love with this place. Inspired by my travels to this northerly island, I showcase popular and lesser known attractions for you to explore in hope that you will love Iceland as much as I do.

Whether you’ve just got a layover in Reykjavik and want to see as much as you can in 48 hours, or you’re driving along the entire ring road on a two week holiday, you’ll never be short on things to do and see.

In these articles you will find travel stories as well as practical information about what to wear and even what happens if your car hire gets stuck in mud!

Iceland Travel Blog  ↓

Turf roof houses at Glaumbaer, North Iceland

20 Awesome Things to Do in North Iceland

1. See Goðafoss – waterfall of the Gods Also known as waterfall of the Gods, this is one of the prettiest waterfalls in North Iceland and dare I say, Europe. For photo opportunities it’s definitely worth crossing Skjálfandafljót River and walking to each side of the horse-shoe waterfall to get different perspectives.   2. Visit…

Mud Pools at Hverir in Myvatn, North Iceland

Hverir Geothermal Area in North Iceland

If you want to feel the heat of Iceland, go to Hverir, a large geothermal field of bubbling mud pools, hissing fumaroles and sticky red soil. Once here, you’ll soon realise why Iceland is named the Land of Fire and Ice. It’s also the closest you’ll ever get to Mars on Earth. This isn’t the…

Dynjandi waterfall, Iceland

Iceland’s Most Majestic Waterfalls

Strange plumes of smoke rising from the ground, craggy lava fields, erupting geysers, colossal glaciers, perpetually sprouting rainbows; these are just a few of the reasons why I’m obsessed with Iceland. I could be here all day writing about the gazillion other reasons why I love this small yet unimaginably diverse country, but I’m going…

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