Icelandic Road Trip

Off the Beaten Track and Driving the Iceland Ring Road

Off the Beaten Track and Driving the Iceland Ring Road Avid traveller and writer Trevor McDonald takes on a road trip around Iceland in today’s guest post, as he points out the best spots along the famous Ring Road where you can get off the beaten track! If you ever have the opportunity to drive Iceland’s Ring Road, you’re in …

Iceland Off The Beaten Track

Iceland Off The Beaten Track

This is Iceland Off The Beaten Track Today’s guest post is from James Wilson, an awesome blogger at Gotoawesomeplaces! He’s bringing you the best of Iceland off the beaten track! As more and more people begin to realise that Iceland is not just a country full of ice (thank you, the internet), its tourism is benefiting as a consequence. I have …

From Hofn to Myvatn

Snow and Ice: From Hofn to Myvatn

It was a day as cold as any as I strolled out onto the porch of the guesthouse. Vatnajökull- the largest glacier in Europe- imposed its vast frozen presence on the horizon, as a grey mist began to engulf everything in the distance in a hazy, ominous screen. Pulling my hat over my ears I clambered into the nominal warmth of the car. It …

Reykjavik Escape Room

Reykjavik Escape Room: Will You Make It Out In Time?

Earlier in the year I documented my daring break out from LJUBLJANA’S ELABORATE ENIGMARIUM. In Iceland I found myself trapped in a darkened room once again- in the Reykjavik Escape Room. Would I make it out in time? Escaping the cold of Reykjavik’s streets in the Escape Room’s reception, my mobile phone, camera- and anything that could connect with the …

Surviving an Icelandic Road Trip

Surviving an Icelandic Road Trip

Travel Tramp’s Survival series hits the road to bring you the very worst advice for Surviving an Icelandic Road Trip. Read on and maybe, just maybe, you won’t find your expensive rental car teetering over the edge of an erupting volcano.  This is how you survive an Icelandic Road Trip. Be Prepared for Anything. Absolutely Anything… Iceland is a vast and unforgiving …

Husavik Whale Watching

Whale Watching on the Edge of the Arctic

‘Don’t throw up your breakfast’, our energetic guide exclaimed to the assembled ocean-goers on the deck of the boat as it pushed off from the harbour- ‘and remember, the toilets ARE NOT for sea sick people’. We were a mere 25 miles from the arctic circle, and with that stomach churning advice were ready to find some whales. Presumably on one …