The Best Thing We Did in Iceland

hot river in Iceland

Not knowing much about Iceland, we booked only a week there. In retrospect it should have been at least two or three. We had a blast every day, thanking ourselves for getting a car, but the single best thing we did in Iceland was the day we spent hiking up to and sitting/soaking in the Reykjadalur river. Simply heaven. The walk … Read More

Day 5 & 6 – Snaefellsnes to Golden Circle

I’m going to cheat a little and combine the last two days 😉 It’s our last day in Iceland and it has been an incredible week here. What a start to our world adventure! Yesterday, we continued our exploration of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula driving to Búðardalur, which is in the North Eastern section.We had planned on going straight to the … Read More

Day 4 – Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Today was a long day but a feast for our eyes and minds. We are spending two days in a little town called Stykkisholmur with a population of about 1000 people. It’s located at the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula which is in western Iceland. I can’t even find the words to describe the area. the wow factor is off the chart! First … Read More

Day 3 – Drive from Reykjavik to Stykkisholmur

We woke up to a beautiful sunny day. Time to explore another part of Iceland. We rented a car for the remainder of our stay here. Our car reservation was for 8AM and of course I set the alarm to make sure we were up and about. I managed to get one of the boys (the one that can drive) … Read More