Hiking to the Hot Springs – Reykjadalur (Steam Valley) Iceland

Iceland is known for its amazing water! Pure cold running streams filtered by glaciers and steaming hot springs fueled by the abundance of geothermal activity in the country. There are many options for hot springs near Reykjavik. Some of these hot springs are very well known such as the Blue Lagoon. However popular springs like this are crowded, … More Hiking to the Hot Springs – Reykjadalur (Steam Valley) Iceland

Everything I Learned My First Time Backpacking

My husband and I LOVE camping! It is such a fun and easy way to have a spontaneous mini weekend vacation. Relaxing in nature, beautiful hikes with the dogs, and toasted marshmallows! What could be better? Unfortunately with Denver now becoming the fastest growing city in the country the population growth in Colorado has extended … More Everything I Learned My First Time Backpacking

Waterfalls of Iceland’s South Coast – Gluggafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Gljúfrabúi, & Skógafoss

Between Reykjavík and the small village of Vík along Iceland’s south coast are some of the most amazing and popular waterfalls in Iceland. Each waterfall is so different from the next and are unlike any other waterfall I have ever seen! The 4 special waterfalls along this part of Iceland include Gluggafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Gljúfrabúi, and Skógafoss. They all have amazing … More Waterfalls of Iceland’s South Coast – Gluggafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Gljúfrabúi, & Skógafoss

4 Types of Brick Workouts to Mix up Your Triathlon Training

All triathletes have felt those wobbly legs when you jump off the bike to head out to your run. Your legs feel weak and heavy and you cant get them to move fast enough! This can be a surprising and very frustrating experience for the inexperienced triathlete. There are many factors that contribute to the “wobbly … More 4 Types of Brick Workouts to Mix up Your Triathlon Training

Journey to the Center of the Earth – The Snæfellsnes Peninsula

According to the author Jules Verne in his famous novel Journey to the Center of the Earth the entrance to the interior lies in the Snæfellsjökull volcano in the heart of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Just as the characters in his book encountered many adventures inside the Snæfellsjökull volcano, a day exploring the land around this famous volcano is filled with amazing sights to have your own … More Journey to the Center of the Earth – The Snæfellsnes Peninsula

The Hike to Glymur Waterfall Iceland

Glymur has long been considered Iceland’s tallest waterfall. It was only recently de-throned when a new waterfall was discovered deep in Morsárjökull  glacier in 2011. Despite no longer carrying the title of tallest in the country this amazing 198 m (650 ft) waterfall is breathtaking. Its name translates to “boom” or “rumble” reflecting the great sound of this waterfall … More The Hike to Glymur Waterfall Iceland