Kerlingarfjoll – F35 -1 year later during the summer season

As we like to be lazy in the morning, we left Reykjavik pretty late, around 11 am and we started heading South. We were considering going to Landmannalaugar, as it felt like a shorter drive, but it occurred that the road to Kerlingarfjoll is actually 6 minutes shorter, even when this spectacular mountain range lies […]

Icelandic South Coast Road Trip – from Reykjavik to Jökulsárlón

If I would have to choose one of my favorite places in Iceland it would probably be the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. At least, it made the biggest impression on me during our first visit to Iceland in 2014. There are so many processes happening to perceive at the same moment at the place that its beauty […]

Have you ever been inside a volcano? Exploring the majestic Raufarhólshellir lava tube in Iceland

How was Iceland formed and why there is volcanic activity in Iceland? The geographical location of Iceland on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and above one of the hotspots in Earth’s mantle where the Eurasian and the North American tectonic plates are constantly spreading apart – result in strong volcanism and abundance of volcanic formations. There is balance […]

Iceland – above and under the surface of the Langjökull glacier

With global warming and vanishing glaciers, it might be hard to believe, but we still live in the ice age. Contrary to popular belief, it has not ended when Neanderthals and Wooly Mammoths died out. We are simply enjoying brief (in geological time scale) period of warm climate known as interglacial, and it is nearly […]

Golden Circle – Visit at Friðheimar – a geothermal tomato farm

One of the biggest advantages of meeting new people, especially, when it happens during the Reykjavik International Film Festival is that they will not only recommend you films but also motivate you to visit new places and to try new things, like a tomato soup from geothermal greenhouses in Iceland. Thank you Elena, Alex, and […]

3-day Winter trip on Icelandic Ring Road – exploring ice caves and chasing the Northern Lights map & photos

Before you will ever have an idea to visit Iceland in winter, you have to know how to make the most of your stay and take advantage of only 4 hours of daylight. Of course, some locals will tell you the summer is better, but it is winter time when you can chase the Northern […]