Category Archives: Europe

Destinations in Europe

The amazing Gullfoss waterfall, and how it almost never existed

After a stroll through the fascinating geyser fields of Haukadalur valley, your next stop along the Golden Circle Route in Iceland will probably be Gullfoss, a mere 10 kilometers away. Its sheer beauty and size is worth the visit alone, but my goal with this post is to enrich your visit by giving you some background information on the waterfall, as well as detailing the […]

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Guide to Þingvellir National Park, Iceland

Þingvellir National Park is the first stop for many people on their Golden Circle Route. I think it is the ideal first stop, because this place is where most of Iceland’s important historical events took place. But don’t worry about it being boring like 5th grade history, because it isn’t; Iceland’s early history is actually really interesting; […]

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