The very first thing I ever wrote on my bucket list – long before it made it onto the internet – was “see the northern lights”. And when I visited Iceland in 2012, that was my goal. It didn’t happen on that trip, but I still fell in love with Iceland’s incredible icebergs, volcanoes and waterfalls (read […]Read more "Aurora Hunting in Iceland (In Photos)"
Remember the icy climax of Die Another Day? James Bond speeds across a frozen lagoon filled with icebergs, fighting off the baddies and saving the world. Welcome to Jökulsárlón, Iceland. A real-life glacial lagoon. You can reach it in about 5 hours from Reykjavik. I was sold on Jökulsárlón even before hearing about the volcanoes, glaciers and waterfalls […]Read more "Road-Tripping Icebergs, Volcanoes and Waterfalls (in Photos)"
Flying over Iceland, you could be forgiven for thinking you were looking down on the moon. Vast stretches of the countryside are reclaimed land from some of the largest lava flows in history, and the resultant cratery desolation is as beautiful as it is bizarre.But any geologist will tell you there’s a lot more to […]Read more "First Impressions of Iceland"