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12 Reasons to put Icelands M1 On Your Bucket List

12 Reasons to put Icelands M1 On Your Bucket List

  For such a small and isolated landmass Iceland packs a massive punch for anyone paying it a visit. The M1 is Iceland’s prominent ring-road…

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Drift Between Two Continental Plates: Diving Silfra

Drift Between Two Continental Plates: Diving Silfra

 Scuba diving Silfra could be Iceland’s best kept secret, the only place in the world where you can scuba between two continental plates. DIVE.IS took…

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Snaefellsjokull Glacier

Snaefellsjokull Glacier

Explore Iceland: explore Snaefellsjokull Glacier   Snaefellsjokull Glacier, in the far west of the Snaefellsnes Peninsular, is a massive ice sheet covering an active volcano….

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Geysir and Strokkur

Geysir and Strokkur

Explore Iceland: explore Geysir and Strokkur . The Geysir and Strokkur geothermal area is a wonderland of gurgling multi-coloured pools,all thanks to the hot water that is constantly bubbling right…

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Gullfoss

Gullfoss

Explore Iceland: explore Gullfoss Forming a crucial part of the ‘Golden Circle’ Gullfoss is a worthy detour from Reykjavik. . Iceland’s chaotic weather can occasionally,…

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Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir National Park

Explore Iceland: explore Thingvellir . Thingvellir National Park is a world class geological site, a place where it is possible to view the conflict between two…

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Kirkjufell

Kirkjufell

Explore Iceland: explore Kirkjufell Kirkjufell ‘Church Mountain,’ situated in the north of the Snaefellsnes Penisular, is one of the most photographed mountains in Iceland. Barely reaching 400m…

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8 Reasons Why You Should Explore Iceland By Camper Van

8 Reasons Why You Should Explore Iceland By Camper Van

Iceland is a country on most travellers bucket list, with justifiable reason. With such magnificent diversity of raw, untouched nature we just couldn’t wait to…

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Djupalonssandur Beach

Djupalonssandur Beach

Explore Iceland: Explore Djupalonssandur Beach . Djupalonssandur Beach is both unique and quite strange, a gnarly cove decorated with statues of twisted hardened lava. From the…

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Stykkisholmur Town

Stykkisholmur Town

Explore Iceland: explore Stykkisholmur . Stykkisholmur is a lazy port town lingering on the northern tip of the Snaefellsnes Peninsular. A welcoming medley of multicoloured houses…

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