7 days in Iceland – snorkelling at Þingvellir National Park

Day 7: the world’s oldest parliament After a big breakfast in our hotel, we headed to Gullfoss waterfall, which it turned out was literally at the end of the road leading to the hotel. Gulfoss There was hardly anyone there, so we took advantage of this to take some good pictures and explore a little … Continue reading 7 days in Iceland – snorkelling at Þingvellir National Park

7 days in Iceland – glaciers and lagoons

Day 5: Skaftafell to Jökulsárlón Vatnajökull National Park Vatnajökull National Park is home to Vatnajökull, or Vatna Glacier, Iceland’s largest glacier and one of the biggest in Europe. It covers more than 8% of Iceland. Skaftafell is usually used as a base for those visiting the area, which is exactly what we did. There are … Continue reading 7 days in Iceland – glaciers and lagoons

Travel planning – the details and finishing touches

I've just updated my planning page with some more tips on how I pull together an itinerary. I've added my process for booking flights and accommodation and finding great local restaurants. 4. The details – flights, accommodation and restaurants Once I’m settled on an itinerary and know how long I’m going for, when I'm going and … Continue reading Travel planning – the details and finishing touches