I remember the first time I ever saw whales in their natural habitat. I was standing on a yacht on the Whitsundays off the North East coast of Queensland in Australia and enjoying the idyllic scenery and sunshine, when there were screams of delight from my fellow passengers.
If you were to drive through the small village of Flúðir – situated about an hour from Reykjavík – you’d be forgiven for thinking that a pit stop at the petrol station would be the only reason to get out of the car. (more…)
When you visit Iceland there is one place pretty much every tourist goes to, and that’s the world-famous Blue Lagoon. Yes, it’s massively busy. Yes, there are just as many great – if not better – geothermal pools and hot pots to swim in at much more reasonable prices. (more…)
When we booked our road trip with Icelandic Farm Holidays, we were given several accommodation options that would best maximise our chances of seeing the Northern Lights; off-the-beaten track, with no surrounding light pollution.
Although spending time in Reykjavík is a great way of immersing yourself in Icelandic culture – you won’t truly experience the immense beauty of the country unless you hit the road. (more…)