My top 3 things to do on Reykjanes Peninsula

On our last few days, we drove around Reykjanes Peninsula and explored the neighborhood of the capital. Here are my 3 highlights of the trip: Keflavík: Yes, that’s where the airport is but it’s also a nice little town to wander around, walk to the waterfront, admire the cute houses and get (at least a … Continue reading My top 3 things to do on Reykjanes Peninsula

Why the Golden Circle is overrated but still worth a visit

Gullfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir are the three attractions along the Golden Circle. It is recommended as a day trip from Reykjavík for those who have little time and want to experience Iceland in a nutshell. As you can probably guess, it’s touristy as fuck. So here are my top 5 reasons why the Golden Circle … Continue reading Why the Golden Circle is overrated but still worth a visit

Welcome to Thor’s Forest „Thórsmörk”

Thórsmörk is one of the starting points for the famous multi-day hike Laugavegur. Since we didn’t have all the necessary equipment (and the shape probably) we booked two nights in a hut in Thórsmörk to do some day hikes around the area. The journey: A cross-country bus picked us up at the parking lot at … Continue reading Welcome to Thor’s Forest „Thórsmörk”

South Iceland: Batman’s cave and a secret hot pool

The next day we started at Reynisfjara, a black sand beach right next to Vík. We were attracted by the endless black beach, the view of Dyrhólaey in the distance and the crazy Reynisdrangar rock formations that (from the right angle) looked like Batman’s cave to us. Surrounded by the ocean on one side and … Continue reading South Iceland: Batman’s cave and a secret hot pool

On the way to Akureyri

Finally on the ring road! Life will be so much easier from now on! There are plenty of people on Iceland’s only highway just waiting to pick us up! Well, not exactly. It’s true that there are more cars than in the remote areas but there are also more hitchhikers. Plus, people think if they … Continue reading On the way to Akureyri

360° Barcelona

Since I'm living in small and exciting Europe I thought I should start to explore this continent in another way than the usual holidays with my parents. So I told my sister we she was coming with me and booked a flight to Barcelona. Now my sister hasn't been on a plane for years so … Continue reading 360° Barcelona