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

Wildlife Tourist Attractions to Avoid (and What to do Instead)

Wildlife tourist attractions to avoid, and alternative suggestions that don’t harm animals. Do you consider yourself to be an animal lover? Most people who frequent wildlife tourist attractions love animals. We want to see animals up close because we are fascinated by them. We admire them, or we think that they’re cute. However, many wildlife excursions, activities, and attractions cause … Read More

Iceland Whale Watching Tour with North Sailing Husavik

Husavik is one of the best places in Iceland to go whale watching. We were about halfway through our two-week journey around Iceland when we reached the sleepy town of Húsavík. Our primary reason for traveling to Husavik was to embark on a whale watching tour. Did you know that Iceland is one of the top 10 places in the … Read More

Top 6 Things to Do in Myvatn Iceland

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It’s possible to see many highlights of the Lake Myvatn area in one day. On our two week road trip, we spent a day and a half in the Myvatn region of northern Iceland. After stopping in the bohemian village of Seydisfjordur, Justin and I drove to Skutustadir Farm Guesthouse, our home for two evenings. We prepared a meal and … Read More

Namafjall Hverir Geothermal Area Iceland: Travel to Mars

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Well, it’s not actually Mars. But, Namafjall Hverir geothermal area does feel like a whole other planet. Namafjall Hverir geothermal area is one of the most intriguing places I’ve ever visited. We saw it right from the roadside of the Ring Road, the main highway of Iceland: uneven ground, riddled with fissures across the red rock. A robust mountain watched … Read More

Dundas Valley Conservation Area Fall Hiking and Photography

One of my favourite places to hike in the world is right in my hometown of Dundas, Ontario. I have such fond memories of the Dundas Valley Conservation Area. Growing up, these trails were my favourite walking paths, biking trails, and places to spend time with family and friends. Naturally, the best time of year to visit is the fall.  … Read More

Bruce Trail Hike #7 – Facing My Fears of Hiking Alone

Follow along on my Bruce Trail hikes! I’m slowly hiking this entire trail – all 900km of it. It runs from north to south, right across southern Ontario, Canada. I really wanted to go hiking on Thanksgiving weekend (that’s in October in Canada!). The only problem was that everyone was pretty busy. Justin was working, my sister was with her … Read More

Incredible Iceland Drone Video That Will Give You Instant Wanderlust

Thinking about traveling to Iceland? This video will make you want to pack your bags immediately. Over a two week period in early June, we captured aerial footage using our drone as we drove all over the country. Justin and I traveled around the Ring Road – the main highway in Iceland. We also ventured off the Ring Road for … Read More

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