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[…]

Backpacking in Iceland: Touring Pingvellir

Pingvellir/Phingvellir/Thingvellir (Google that one people) is a beautiful little place in the South of Iceland. There are no houses there and no people! But it has some relevance. The Icelandic government was formed here in 1845 by a Danish King. Next to it lies a little river where people were hanged back in the days. Read more about Backpacking in Iceland: Touring Pingvellir[…]

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