The awakening of the land of trolls and elves

It’s funny how sometimes your days on the road are packed with so many activities compared to your rather boring life at home. One day you’re out and about renting a car, climbing a volcano, hiking through lava rocks and swimming in natural hot springs. The next day, getting out of bed and getting dressed … Continue reading The awakening of the land of trolls and elves

A Guide to Mývatn and Iceland’s Northeast

When you first hear about Iceland, you hear of Reykjavík, the Blue Lagoon and the Golden Circle. Thanks to the volcano eruption in 2010, you also might have heard about Vatnajökull National Park. But did you know there is a whole other world in the not-so-touristy part of the island? Frequented mostly by those who … Continue reading A Guide to Mývatn and Iceland’s Northeast

Snaefellsness Peninsula – the adventure begins

On the second day, we already started our road trip. Together with three guys from our hostel, we drove all the way up to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. As soon as we got out of the city, we couldn’t help but stare out of the window and admire the landscape we were passing. We quickly stopped … Continue reading Snaefellsness Peninsula – the adventure begins