Dyrhólaey

Dyrhólaey

One of the main reasons I wanted to visit the south coast of Iceland, this incredible nature reserve is not only home to an abundance of rich wildlife, but incredible geology and scenic views. The causeway is the first thing that struck me as just an absolutely...
Seljalandsfoss

Seljalandsfoss

If you’re travelling from Reykjavik, Seljalandsfoss will be the first major waterfall you’ll come across heading east on route 1. Extremely hard to miss as you can see it and its neighbouring waterfalls on the cliff face from several kilometres away, if that wasn’t...
Stampar Crater Row

Stampar Crater Row

One of those places that just make you stop in your tracks at the side of the road, Stampar Crater Row caught my eye because of its immensely craggy black landscape; but the steam rising from a nearby chimney acts as a great way-marker from route 425. You might find...
HOTEL VELLIR, ICELAND

HOTEL VELLIR, ICELAND

It was my last night before returning home to England, and the mother of all storms had made the roads dangerous and impassable in places, so much so that we had to completely abandon the plan for the day, and the accommodation we’d booked because we simply couldn’t...
FOSSATÚN COUNTRY HOTEL, ICELAND

FOSSATÚN COUNTRY HOTEL, ICELAND

You’ve probably noticed by now that I choose my accommodation based on location to suit my road trip, not necessarily finding the most beautiful hotel and venturing out of my way to get there. But I believe I found a real hidden gem in Fossatún, here’s why… What isn’t...