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Using Hamrar Campsite in Akureyri as a base worked out quite well, as there are quite a few great locations to visit not too far away. We got our first taste of the spa treatment, and this sort of marked our first “easy” day of the trip. DIMMUBORGIR – LAVA FIELD We had seen some […]

Traveling Iceland – Day 5 – Dimmuborgir, Hverir, and Myvatyn Natural Baths


Our entire evening spent relaxing at The Blue Lagoon, right down the road from our hotel for the night – The Northern Lights Inn, was a taste of perfection. For dinner, we decided to try out Lava, a fine dining restaurant on the premises of The Blue Lagoon. Before we dive into giving our thoughts, […]

Lava Restaurant at The Blue Lagoon – Review – Iceland Vacation


As we came close to ending our Ring Road trip, we found ourselves in Southern Iceland in the little village of Vik. We were extremely excited about this area of our trip, because there is so much to see and do within the vicinity. We ended our day early and settled into Vik Camping campground, […]

Vik Campground – Review – Iceland Vacation


Making the trek from Akureyri in the North, to Hofn in the Southeast is, admittedly, rough. The amount of driving required is quite a lot – and driving through the Eastern fjords of Iceland is no small task (but certainly easier than the Westfjords as we learned!). We had originally planned in our itinerary to […]

Hofn Campground – Review – Iceland Vacation


Tjaldsvæðið Flókalundi campground in the Westfjords of Iceland was the culmination of our toughest day of travel through the country. The Westfjord region is not to be taken lightly, even if you are fortunate enough to have good weather for the duration of your trip. We were not, and it was here we really discovered […]

Tjaldsvæðið Flókalundi Campground – Westfjords, Iceland


Our first day of traveling through Iceland was also our first exposure to living in a campervan (ever!). We have never really camped, so the entire experience of finding a campground, making dinner outdoors, and so on was a new experience for the both of us. Needless to say, after spending 10 days on the […]

Thingvellir National Park – Nyrðri Leirar Campground – Review – Iceland Vacation