A Day in Kirkjubæjarklaustur Iceland

Kirkjubæjarklaustur was similar to some of the other larger villages we passed on our drive along Iceland’s South coast. The village was small, simple, and beautiful. There are only a few roads in the village, a school, church, gas station, grocery store, and great visitors center and museum. There is some great hiking in Kirkjubæjarklaustur and … More A Day in Kirkjubæjarklaustur Iceland

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

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