Hallgrímskirkja Church in Reykjavík

Hallgrímskirkja Church in Reykjavík

Hallgrimskirkja, in Reykjavík, must be the best-known church of Iceland. It’s a Lutheran church located near the center of Reykjavík. The fact that it’s a Lutheran church isn’t very surprising as most of the Icelanders are Lutheran as well. Lutheranism is a religion and is the largest branch of Protestantism. Hallgrimskirkja church is 74.5 meters…

Nauthólsvík Geothermal Beach – Reykjavík

Nauthólsvík Geothermal Beach in Reykjavik

The geothermal beach of Nauthólsvík is a place to escape from Reykjavík city and relax in the seawater or in the hot spring. The sandy beach, with free entrance during the summer month, is a great stop when visiting Reykjavík. Nauthólsvík is a neighborhood of Reykjavík, located in the south of the city. We went…

National Parks of Montenegro

Pavlova Strana viewpoint at Skadar Lake National Park in Montenegro - photo by Boudewijn “Bo” Boer

In this article we’ll introduce you to the national parks of Montenegro. Montenegro has 5 national parks, covering 7.7% of the country. Those national parks are: Durmitor, Biogradska Gora, Skadar Lake, Lovćen and Prokletije. The national parks of Montenegro have about 400.000 visitors a year. Each of these national parks is a protected area to…

📽️ Nesjavellir, Kerið, Bruarfoss, Gullfoss and Geysir

Golden Circle of Iceland – Nesjavellir, Kerið, Bruarfoss, Gullfoss and Geysir In our video above, you’ll find a collection of photos and videos made during the second day of our 2-day drive along the Golden Circle of Iceland. In the video you’ll see the geothermal area Nesjavellir, Kerið crater, the waterfall Bruarfoss, Gullfoss waterfall and…

📽️ Þingvellir and Reykjadalur Valley

Golden Circle of Iceland – Þingvellir and Reykjadalur Valley Watch a collage of photos and recordings we made during the first day of our visit to the Golden Circle in Iceland. In this video, you’ll see the fissure and waterfall of Þingvellir National Park. After that, our visit to the geothermal river and hot springs…

Litli Geysir Hotel Iceland – Hotel & Restaurant Review

Exterior of the Litli Geysir Hotel in Iceland

When we visited the geysers Geysir and Strokkur in Haukadalur Valley, we stayed in a hotel right across the street from the geothermal area. This hotel was the Litli Geysir Hotel in Iceland. We were quite impressed with our stay there, so we want to share our findings with you. Litli Geysir Hotel in Haukadalur…

Golden Circle Iceland in 2 Days – Self Drive Tour & Map

Map with route and stops on the Golden Circle of Iceland

The Golden Circle in Iceland normally takes you from Reykjavik to 3 highlights: the waterfall Gullfoss, Þingvellir National Park, and Geysir in the Haukadalur geyser basin. In this itinerary, we want to introduce you to the other highlights along the Golden Circle of Iceland. These highlights will allow you to extend your drive along the…

Bruarfoss Waterfall & Midfoss – Iceland

Bruarfoss waterfall in Iceland

Bruarfoss waterfall is located in South Iceland, along the Golden Circle. It’s a less known waterfall as Gullfoss and Skógafoss, but it is also very impressive. To get to this waterfall, you need to hike about 7 kilometers. The hike is fairly easy and the reward is definitely worth the effort!  The Bruarfoss waterfall is…

Kerið Crater – Volcanic Lake in Iceland

Kerið Crater, a volcanic lake in Iceland

The Kerið Crater is one of the volcanic craters of the Tjarnarhólar crater group. It’s located in Grímsnes in south Iceland. Kerið crater is one of the stops you can add to your itinerary when visiting the Golden Circle in Iceland. It’s a quick stop, next to the road, worthy of your time. The crater…

Geysir Strokkur Blesi – Haukadalur Valley Iceland

Strokkur geyser erupting in Geysir Iceland

Geysir geothermal area is one of the three top tourist destinations along the Golden Circle in Iceland. The geothermal area where Geysir is located, is in the southwest of Iceland, in Haukadalur valley. The most famous geothermal features of Haukadalur Valley are the dormant geyser Geysir, the geyser Strokkur and the hot spring Blesi.  In…

Gullfoss Waterfall – Guide & Map

Gullfoss waterfall and rainbow, photo from the upper viewpoint

Gullfoss waterfall is one of the highlights along the Golden Circle in Iceland. The waterfall is located in the canyon of the Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Gullfoss means Golden Falls and this is exactly what gave the Golden Circle its name. The falls often have a golden hue because of their glacial waters. Another…