Kolugljufur Gorge and Waterfall – Northwest Iceland

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Discover Kolugljufur Gorge, a canyon with a spectacular waterfall in northwest Iceland. If you don’t love waterfalls, you’re in the wrong place. But, who doesn’t love waterfalls? I’m a little bit obsessed with them, especially in Iceland. When I learned that there was another brilliant one at Kolugljufur Gorge, I couldn’t resist adding it to our Iceland road trip itinerary. … Read More

Seal Watching in Iceland – Hvammstangi and Vatnsnes Peninsula

Seal watching in Iceland at the country’s largest seal colony. The northwestern town of Hvammstangi is the perfect place to spend the day when you’re driving around the Ring Road of Iceland. The town is located just off Route 1, and it’s nestled right between Akureyri (Iceland’s northern capital) and Reykjavik. It’s also a great stopping point between Akureyri and … Read More

Old Charm Reykjavik Apartments Iceland

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Reykjavik apartments with the best location in town. Old Charm Reykjavik Apartments certainly lives up to its name – it’s a very charming place to stay. While this delightful, colorful house reflects the old charm of downtown Reykjavik, it combines many modern elements. From location to amenities, Old Charm Reykjavik Apartments has everything you’ll need for a convenient and cozy … Read More

Akureyri Travel Guide – One Day in Akureyri Iceland

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It’s Iceland’s second largest city, often used as a base for exploring northern Iceland. Akureyri is Iceland’s unofficial capital city of the north. With a population of 18,000, it’s Iceland’s second most populated town outside of the Reykjavik area. While many visitors use Akureyri as a base to explore other nearby regions (Myvatn and Husavik come to mind), we stayed … Read More

G4 Apartment Grundarfjordur – Where to Stay in West Iceland

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Make G4 Apartment Grundarfjordur your home away from home. It really did feel like home! G4 Apartment Grundarfjordur is a cozy apartment by the seaside. You’ll fall in love. We did. Grundarfjordur is a small town, best known for the natural mountain attraction, Kirkjufell. For us, it was the perfect place to stay as a gateway to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula … Read More

Husavik Travel Guide – Day Trip to Husavik Iceland

Take a detour from the Ring Road for a day in Husavik. Husavik is a charming small town that’s best known as the whale watching capital of Iceland. We ventured there on a day trip while traveling between Lake Myvatn and Akureyri. While whale watching tours are the main reason why many people visit Husavik, it’s worth spending more time … Read More

Silva – Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant in North Iceland

Silva is the only vegetarian and vegan restaurant in North Iceland. It’s actually the only vegan restaurant outside of Reykjavik! Silva is a vegan and vegetarian restaurant that’s a short drive away from Akureyri, a city that’s considered to be the capital of Iceland’s north. It’s nestled in the countryside in the village of Eyjafjarðarsveit, near Eyjafjörður. As you dine, … Read More

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