Litli Geysir Hotel

Litli Geysir Hotel

The Geysir area is one of the most iconic stops on Iceland’s Golden Circle route. Imagine spending the night in a room where you can see its most active geyser, Strokkur, erupting right from your window. That’s exactly what we experienced at the Litli...
The Amateur’s Guide to Photographing the Northern Lights

The Amateur’s Guide to Photographing the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are one of nature’s greatest wonders. Taking pictures at night can be challenging, and it helps to have some decent equipment, but even a cell phone can capture them at their brightest. Here’s how I – with no formal training – took some...
Iceland Packing List for Winter

Iceland Packing List for Winter

Visiting Iceland in the winter is incredible, and this time of year offers the best chance to see the Northern Lights there. However, winter travel has its challenges and requires a bit more packing and preparation than a warm-weather beach vacation. Everything we...
25 Pictures to Put Iceland in Winter on Your Bucket List

25 Pictures to Put Iceland in Winter on Your Bucket List

You’ve probably heard about the spectacular beauty of Iceland. After spending a week roadtripping around the country, I’m convinced that it’s the most condensed concentration on natural beauty that I’ll ever see. Iceland is a relatively small...
The Best Spot to Ride Icelandic Horses

The Best Spot to Ride Icelandic Horses

Iceland is full of natural beauty, with landscapes that will take your breath away, but one of the highlights of any trip there is a chance to see the adorable Icelandic horses up close. They’re thoroughly adorable, and should not be missed. These small horses –...
Discovering Gljúfrabúi – Iceland’s Secret Waterfall

Discovering Gljúfrabúi – Iceland’s Secret Waterfall

If you’re planning a trip to Iceland, odds are you’ve seen pictures of the most famous waterfalls. You’ll be able to recognize Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss, and Skógafoss on sight. Far too many visitors overlook the “secret” waterfall, Gljúfrabúi aka...