Golden Circle – a guide to driving the most popular route in Iceland

The Golden Circle is the most popular route in Iceland! Last spring, my husband and I went on a road trip adventure through Iceland. We got a camper van rental and drove the whole Ring Road – the loop road that takes you all around the island. We couldn’t miss the Golden Circle though, so we added this famous route to our itinerary as well!

In this post I’m going to talk about the optimized itinerary that I’ve put together, along with some tips to drive the Golden Circle like a local and not miss a thing! Continue reading “Golden Circle – a guide to driving the most popular route in Iceland”

6 reasons why you should get a camper van rental for your Iceland road trip

Iceland is one of my favorite countries. It is rugged, wild and beautiful. It has plenty of amazing experiences that you can venture to, from whale watching to glacier trekking. Not to mention the spectacular landscapes and their roaring waterfalls! Continue reading “6 reasons why you should get a camper van rental for your Iceland road trip”

Top 5 waterfalls in wild Iceland

Iceland seems to be the hot destination of the moment. It’s rugged, wild and simply stunning!

If you are a nature lover, Iceland is your place – there’s no doubt about that. But if you are a waterfall chaser, you have to go to Iceland immediately! There are so many top waterfalls in Iceland that the “smaller” ones don’t even have a name – an official one at least! Continue reading “Top 5 waterfalls in wild Iceland”

Tips and tricks for a road trip through Iceland in a camper van

Last May-June we took on an adventure to the beautiful country of Iceland. We drove all around the country in a camper van, making this an epic road trip filled with waterfalls, volcanos, glaciers, mountains and all kinds of stunning landscapes! Continue reading “Tips and tricks for a road trip through Iceland in a camper van”

Iceland road trip in a camper van – Part II

This is a continuation of Part I of our road trip itinerary in a camper van through Iceland. If you’d like to check the previous post, you can click here!

Day 5 – Vatnajökull National Park, Vik, Skógafoss, Seljalandfoss and Gljúfrabúi

First thing we did was head to the Svínafellsjökull glacier, which was very close to our camping site. Just a very short walk away from the parking lot, you get to see the glacier from close by.  Continue reading “Iceland road trip in a camper van – Part II”