While in Iceland, I took a long, sleepy bus ride with Iceland Excursions to Saxholl, a volcano crater located at the very tip of their western peninsula. Located in Snæfellsjökull National Park, it’s probably one of the most epic things I’ve ever seen.
Puffins, the second most adorable creature known to man (Jason Segel is the first) are a huge contrast to the staggering, deathly cliffs of Látrabjarg, Iceland. Located in the mystical Westfjords, the cliffs are off the beaten path. You’ve got to hitch or drive there. Of course, I chose the latter. Luckily, a lot of tourists go there, so…
Any hipsterisms or trendy jokes would just diminish the incredible value in visiting Harpa. It’s gorgeous. Everywhere you look – these intricate, geometric patterned windows that you just don’t get tired of looking at.
Sometimes, I’m boring. I was boring in Akureyri, but Akureyri is not. It’s gorgeous, for starters.
Remember that time I ran into Of Monsters and Men in Iceland? Me too. Hipster level, expert!
When everyone and anyone goes to Iceland, they head right to the Blue Lagoon. Forget that — I stopped at the Myvatn Nature Baths in Northeastern Iceland. It was dupes worth it.
Welcome to the Westfjords! The most northern part of Iceland, the Westfjords is home to adorable puffins, spotty internet, and tons and tons of fjords! More about that later. Here’s what you should expect upon your triumphant arrival.
Here I am, on top of a volcano overlooking the Krýsuvík Geothermal area. This was my first tour with Iceland Excursions, and we ventured out into Southwestern Iceland in to find the origin of standard backgrounds that come with Apple software updates.
The Harbour Hostel in Stykkishólmur, Eastern Iceland, is the perfect place to crash before catching the morning ferry to the Westfjords.
When you arrive in Ísafjörður, as far north one can find civilization in the Westfjords, you quickly realize that there’s nothing there. There’s a bank and a gas station, some houses, cute little shops, but that’s about it.