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

Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon | Fjallsárlón Glacial Lagoon | Diamond Beach | Iceland

Iceland is the land of fire and ice, and if you want to see some ice Jökulsárlón and Fjallsárlón Glacial Lagoons are the place to go! These lagoons are both created by outlets of Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier. They are right off the Ring Road and a can’t miss destination in Iceland! Huge chunks of ice break off … More Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon | Fjallsárlón Glacial Lagoon | Diamond Beach | Iceland

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