Tag Archives: Iceland

Taking a Tour Halfway Around Iceland’s Golden Circle

Selfie at Gullfoss Falls

Some activities in Iceland seem to be on everyone’s bucket list, such as relaxing in the Blue Lagoon, glimpsing the northern lights and taking a tour around Iceland’s Golden Circle. The Blue Lagoon is gorgeous but slightly overrated. The northern lights are elusive and some have been to Iceland more than once and yet still never seen them. The Golden …

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Spelunking and Snowmobiles on Langjokull Glacier

Snowmobiles on Langjokull Glacier

Iceland is the most beautiful country I’ve been to. Whether exploring the numerous waterfalls, marveling at the northern lights or riding the snowmobiles on Langjokull Glacier, there are plenty of activities on which to take in the stunning scenery. Tours with Mountaineers of Iceland Mountaineers of Iceland have been delivering snowmobile tours on Langjokull Glacier since 1996 and operate year-round. …

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Exploring The Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Iceland

Þórufoss Waterfall of the Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Iceland

There are over a dozen Game of Thrones filming locations in Iceland! While the show is finished, you can still get a feel of what it might have been like north of the Wall, walking up to the Eyrie or even the countryside of Meereen. It’s actually amazing to see how diverse the landscape in Iceland can be, and how …

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Why Iceland Didn’t Become My Favorite Country in the World

Selfie in Iceland

Iceland is the most beautiful country in the world, but it’s not my favorite. That honor still goes to Scotland where the food, people, climate, dialect, nature and location come together to make a spectacular package. Iceland is drop-dead gorgeous, the people are friendly and the food is truly unique. So why didn’t it become my favorite? In 2017, I …

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Mind Blown on the Ice and Lava Caves Tour in Iceland

Ice Cave Tunnel

On my third day in Iceland, I took the Ice and Lava Caves tour with Reykjavik Sightseeing. I didn’t even know what a lava cave was, let alone that Iceland had the largest man-made ice cave in the world. Well, now I do, and I thought you would like to too. Langjökull – Into the Glacier Langjökull, the second-largest glacier …

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