The newly opened Bjórböðin (english: beer baths) is something that you must try out if you’re driving in the North and want to relax in style. The baths are located in Árskógssandur just outside of Dalvík where the microbrewery Kaldi is also located. See their location below in google maps.
If you’ve been following Tiny Iceland from the beginning you might have read about my epic road trips, for example Iceland Challenge. There I was focusing on introducing Icelandair’s stopover program which is a great way for travelers flying a transatlantic flight that want to have the opportunity to visit Iceland with no extra flight […]
Iceland has many natural baths or hot springs. The reason for it is because Iceland is situated on a “hot spot“ with a lot of geothermal activity. This activity results in many hot springs around the country. Some of them are to hot for people to bathe in but others have just the perfect temperature […]
I often get emails from people asking for informative tips on what to see & do while road tripping around South Iceland. The South coast is a popular route to drive throughout the year and I always recommend this area for travelers who only have a few days in Iceland.
Despite the journey of days to get to Iceland and not managing much sleep once I finally did, the excitement at waking up in my beloved Reykjavik was irrepressible! This is my 7th visit and I’m as excited as if it were my first, perhaps even more so. The first order of the day was […]
Laugarvatn Fontana Geothermal Baths is a place where you can visit and experience authentic Icelandic nature while relaxing in the warm geothermal pools and natural steam rooms. The baths vary in depth, size and temperature and the steam rooms that have been built over natural hot springs that has been used in this purpose since […]
Off to an elf town to hear folklore tales and relax in an outdoor hot tub overlooking the North Atlantic! Have you ever been to the remote town of Borgarfjörður Eystri? If not, read on to hear about the first half of our day in this beautiful spot.
I’d like to say we kicked off our Iceland Challenge with a bang, but we woke up to ominous skies and the distinct possibility of a downpour. Nevertheless our spirits were high and our excitement mounting as we drove to Keflavik International Airport. Marika, who had studied Medieval Studies with Liz in college, arrived exhausted […]
Hotel Edda ÍKÍ is a rural summer hotel about an hour from Reykjavík. The hotel sits along the picturesque lake of Laugarvatn. The area is known for its unique hot springs and geothermal hot spots. The hotel has 28 rooms with en-suite bathrooms, a restaurant with lake view and three small conference rooms.
What should have been a sleep in actually had me awake at 7.30am tending to neglected trip admin and worrying about the whereabouts of my favorite hat in the world. I first noticed it missing yesterday morning when I went to put it on. I know I didn’t wear it out the night before to […]