Backpacking in Iceland: Top 5 Sights Outside Reykjavik

“My Mum has gone to Iceland” – Bennett. I think the indie pop band actually meant the shop called Iceland, but of course I’m here to write about travel, yet when I was backpacking through Iceland, I couldn’t help but hum that tune. A song which was released way back in 1997 would you believe! Read more about Backpacking in Iceland: Top 5 Sights Outside Reykjavik[…]

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Backpacking in Iceland: My Top 5 Memories

My recent trip to the fabulous Faroe Islands reminded me of a similar trip, eight years ago (to the exact month) when I visited Iceland. Although I wrote a fair bit about Iceland at the time, I never dwelled on it, nor did I ever compile a top sights type of post. These are my top Read more about Backpacking in Iceland: My Top 5 Memories[…]

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The Day I…Wore Pink Ladies Pants to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

Another of those “you had to be there” travel stories and this time it comes from Iceland. That magnificent island country that most backpackers in Europe forget about as they’re too busy inter-railing round the mainland. We had booked onto a Golden Circle tour. I was with about 6 or 7 travel buddies and after Read more about The Day I…Wore Pink Ladies Pants to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland[…]

Backpacking in Iceland: The Blue Lagoon

A thermal swimming pool in Iceland! Most people have heard of The Blue Lagoon haven’t they? Well I’d heard of it and when I realised I was in Iceland, suddenly it would have been stupid not to visit it. So without swimming trunks I didn’t want to go in naked, so I had to buy Read more about Backpacking in Iceland: The Blue Lagoon[…]

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