What to pack for a trip to Iceland – Travel essentials

Icelandic weather can be pretty unpredictable but if you are doing the classic tourist activities there are some things you should definitely pack for your next Iceland adventure. Iceland can be wonderful all year around but if you are going to Iceland for the Northern Lights, it’s best to travel from September to March/April. I would avoid december to februar because of the lack of…

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Places I want to go to this year

I know, I know. You’d usually expect this type of post at the beginning of the year. I’m a bit late to the party but I still want to share with you the places I want to go to this year. Some of them I’ve never been to before and some of them I want to go back to because I felt great there.  …

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The south coast Iceland by car – Itinerary & map

After we had driven the Golden Circle Tour by ourselves and loved it (click here to read more about the self drive GCT), we decided to take another road trip to see the south coast of Iceland. This is probably the second most popular sightseeing day trip after the GCT. As I have already mentioned in the previous post about the GCT, we rented a…

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Drive it yourself – The Golden Circle Tour Iceland by car

Iceland is becoming an increasingly popular destination for travelers all around the world. If you have ever considered visiting Iceland you probably already heard of the famous Golden Circle Tour. The Golden Circle Tour is an approximately 300 km long route, a circle basically, starting from Reykjavik into central Iceland and then back. It’s a very popular route so you’ll be pretty much surrounded by tourists…

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The Spa in the forest – Balvanyos Resort 

I spent last weekend at Balvanyos Spa – one of the most beautiful Spas I’ve been to in Romania. It’s situated between the Tusnad Baths and Targu Secuiesc, surrounded by a beautiful pine forest, near Lake Sfanta Ana. The entire hotel has large, floor to ceiling windows that offer a very cozy atmosphere, especially at the Spa area. During the colder months you’ll have an amazing…

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