Sightseeing, Transportation, Travel

Epic road trip along Ring Road, Iceland’s main route: Part 2

Continuing my Iceland road trip from Part 1, we’re heading to Hvannadalshnúkur to see a completely unique landscape.

Here, you can see the beginnings of the ice in the distance.Paris in Boston Iceland

But we’re not stopping on this road trip! Next, we’re driving by the Skeidararsandur region.

Paris in Boston Iceland

 

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Sightseeing, Transportation, Travel

Epic road trip along Ring Road, Iceland’s main route: Part 1

The most convenient way to explore Iceland is to rent a car and use Iceland’s Ring Road. This national highway connects many of the most popular tourist destinations in Iceland, including Reykjavík, the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, and Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. Even more attractions are accessible using Ring Road, making it easy to be a tourist in Iceland.

Iceland Ring Road Trip

Even if you drive in a complete circle on Ring Road and never stop to visit these destinations, you’d still see some pretty stunning scenery. In this post, let’s take Ring Road  (and maybe make some detours) to see just how Iceland’s scenic highway differs drastically from the sights we usually see on highways! Stay along for the whole journey to see some amazingly different scenery changes.

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Review, Sightseeing, Travel

Dramatic beauty of Iceland is showcased at Þingvellir national park

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll find that I’ve been posting a few pics from my trip to Iceland. What’s most astounding to me about Iceland is that it offers so many varied landscapes on its small island. Today let’s visit the dramatic vistas of Þingvellir National Park! Þingvellir National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it’s easy to see why. It has some beautifully unique landscapes that I haven’t seen anywhere else in the world, much less within driving distance from each other. Shall we take a look around?

Iceland Þingvellir National Park

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