Iceland

2018: Our Trip to Iceland

Details yet to be posted.

Arial shot of green moss covered ground next to blue glacier
Photo by Samuel Feron (image sourced from 500px)

2015: Solo Trip to Iceland

I am currently planning a solo trip to Iceland for July 2015. Here is my itinerary thus far:

Cities & villages:

  • Reykjavik: The capitol of Iceland (southwestern Iceland).

Sights:

Waterful, green rolling landscape, and grazing sheep.
Waterfall in Iceland by Helgi Skulason (image sourced from Flickr)

Accommodations

Transport

  • Iceland Air – national airline
  • Samferda– rideshare program popular at hostels
  • Strætó – bus route serving Iceland, and apparently the most economical way to travel around Iceland as a solo traveler.
White and blue dishes on a wood counter in a dark wood house.
Interior of a turf house photographed by paulymtl on Flickr (imaged sourced from Flickr)

 

For My Next Visit To Iceland:

Towns

Accommodations

Sights:

  • Fjadrargljufur: Mossy canyon (southeastern Iceland).
  • Mývatn: Volcanic lake with lots of birds to photograph (northern Iceland).
  • West Fjords: More epic landscape (northwestern Iceland).
  • Snæfellsnes: It has all the national attractions in one place (western Iceland).
  • Eastfjords: Beautiful and quiet landscape (eastern Iceland).

Attractions:

  • Álfaskólinn: Certification course on Icelandic folklore for tourists.
  • Brugghusbarinn: Icelandic brewery/cafe in Akureyri.
  • Græni Hatturinn (aka: The Green Hat): music venue in Akureyri.
  • Gotubarinn: Piano bar in with an “old Akureyri feel”.
  • Höfn Glacier Museum
  • Skálholt Summer Concerts: free contemporary and early music festival in Skálholt.
  • Glacier Walk
  • Turf house
  • Community swimming pool (more affordable option to the Blue Lagoon – and I hear they’re much better!)

Transport

 

Colourful mountains of white, brown, and green hues.
Laugavegur, Iceland. Photographer unknown (sourced from Pinterest)
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Nell is a designer based out of Toronto. She is active on social media and as a photographer documenting her interest in travel, nature, food, and culture.
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