Skógafoss Waterfall in Iceland

Skógafoss waterfall in Iceland

Skógafoss is one of the most famous waterfalls in Iceland. Skógafoss is located in the south of Iceland in the village of Skógar. The waterfall is located along the Skógá river, dropping a massive 60 meters (almost 200 ft), creating a true spectacular sight. The waterfall is 25 meters wide (82 feet). Visit Skógafoss Waterfall…

Skógar Village in Iceland – Places to Visit and Map

Kvernufoss Waterfall in Skógar, Iceland

Skógar is a small village in Iceland where about 25 people live. Skógar is Icelandic for forests. It’s a popular place for tourists because of the famous waterfall Skógafoss. But that’s not all that this small village has to offer. In our guide on Skógar, you’ll discover all this village has to offer.

Mia’s Country Van – Local Fish & Chips

Elke carrying food at Mia's Country Van in Skógar

A place worth mentioning in the south of Iceland is Mia’s Country Van, a local fish & chips restaurant. As you probably already would have guessed, at Mia’s Country Van you can eat fish & chips. Mia’s Country Van is located in the town of Skógar, next to the ring road of Iceland. So it’s…

Dyrhólaey Lighthouse and Kirkjufjara Beach

Kirkjufjara Beach and the Dyrhólaey arch

Dyrhólaey is a small peninsula in the south of Iceland with a lighthouse and views of the surrounding areas. In the surrounding of the peninsula, you’ll find a basalt arch, the black sand beach Kirkjufjara… It’s a great spot for bird watching. Dyrhólaey is located close to the town Vik. The Dyrhólaey Peninsula Our initial…

Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach Iceland

Elke on the Icelandic black sand beach Reynisfjara with the basalt sea stacks Reynisdrangar in the back

Reynisfjara is a black sand beach in Iceland located close to the town of Vik. Located close to the ring road, it’s certainly worth a visit. You can explore the black sand of the beach, see the basalt sea stacks Reynisfjara and see the basalt columns that form the cliffs. These natural phenomena make for…

Seljavallalaug Swimming Pool in Iceland – Tips & Map

Seljavallalaug swimming pool with the changing facilities in the back

The swimming pool Seljavallalaug is located in the south of Iceland, between the town Ásólfsskáli and Skogafoss. Seljavallalaug is an outdoor geothermal swimming pool located off the beaten path, only reachable by hiking. The pool is located within the beautiful scenery of Iceland, making this a special place to go for a swim. History of…

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.

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…

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…