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Stykkishólmur is one of the most charming towns in Iceland that you might not have heard about. Beautifully situated on the northern side of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, with colorful and well-preserved old houses in the town centre. Stykkishólmur is the largest town and commercial center for the area and it also serves as the gateway to the westfjords with regular ferry service. Have you heard of Stykkishólmur before? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
You can travel to the Snæfellsnes peninsula all year, check out the link in bio! #myicelandtravel

We could watch this endlessly! This amazing natural wonder is called Strokkur and we captured this yesterday when we went on a road trip. It is an active geyser that erupts every five minutes and spouts water 30 meters (100 ft) into the air. It is one of the reasons why thousands of people travel to Iceland every year and visit the Golden Circle. This will be one of the most beautiful sights you’ll ever see!

Did you know that the Golden Circle is accessible all year round and very safe to drive on your own? Link in bio. #myicelandtravel

Have you ever been to South East Iceland and admired its stunning mountains? This picture is of Vestrahorn which is one of the most photographed mountains in Iceland (along with Kirkjufell mountain in Snæfellsnes). Located in Stokksnes peninsula, Vestrahorn has dramatic peaks reaching up to 454 meters (1490ft.). Can you guess why the mountain's nickname is "Batman Mountain?" Black sand beaches and a small lagoon surround the mountain in a dramatic way. So make sure you bring your camera to capture that perfect picture of the mountain mirrored in the calm seawater! #myicelandtravel

It is no surprise that Northern Lights are one of the biggest draws to visiting Iceland, however they are also one of the most elusive and unpredictable attractions this country has. Although it would be great to easily pinpoint how to see them, there are alot of variables to consider for seeing them: season, weather, lenght of stay, location and of course luck. We do have ways to increase our chances to see them, like looking at the Northern Lights forecast and going on a tour with a professional guide! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
If you are in Iceland today you are in luck because the Northern Lights forecast is HIGH! Get ready to witness the magic and increase your chances by going on a tour- link in bio. #myicelandtravel

This turf-clad stave church is a reconstruction of a typical Icelandic medieval church. Iceland was Christianized in the year 1000 AD when Christianity became the religion by law. The Icelandic nation had been divided into two factions: pagan worshippers of the Norse gods and Christians. To guarantee peace, a decision was made that all people should have the same religion. Although for a while people could still worship their old gods discreetly. #myicelandtravel

Old meets the new!
The viking ship moored in the Old harbor in Reykjavík right by the modern music hall Harpa is such a fun contrast. How would a Icelandic viking like Egill Skallagrímsson behave at a concert with Björk. Would he perhaps prefer the soothing sound of Sigurrós? #myicelandtravel

Öxarárfoss is a waterfall located in Þingvellir National Park. This waterfall is in a way man-made, due to water diversion that took place several centuries ago to provide better access to drinking water for assemblies at Alþingi, the most important political institution of the viking age common wealth. The parliament remained in session for a couple of weeks, with hundreds, even thousands, of people gathered at Alþingi it was the center of life in Iceland.
So remember to take a sip when you visit Öxarárfoss - just like a true Icelandic viking! #myicelandtravel

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. So what is more romantic then putting a diamond on your loved ones finger then on Diamond beach!? Iceland Travel has helped plan many proposals and hopefully will help plan many more, so if you are thinking of popping the question don’t hesitate to send us if you need any suggestions on where to go down on one knee!

Link in bio to read our blog about top 9 places to propose in Iceland! #myicelandtravel

Do you know what one of the best things about Iceland is? Natural hot springs which you can soak in all year round!
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Iceland shows off a fabulous array of colors in autumn. The days remain long but get shorter with each passing day, the leaves change, and the night sky begins to display the Northern Lights in all their blue-green glory. It’s an incredibly cosy time of year. But be careful because the weather can be very unpredictable and sometimes winter can show up out of the blue and blow the autumn leaves away at a moment’s notice. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Will you travel to Iceland in autumn? #myicelandtravel

Whale watching in Reykjavík is such an amazing adventure! Hearing the whales exhale as they surface and smelling them, well okay the smell might be an acquired taste - but wow, it’s interesting! ⠀
We really recommend going on a RIB boat tour - it adds an extra thrill to the whole experience. ⠀
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It's so beautiful - it's like a piece of art! ⠀⠀
It may be a little odd talking about nature imitating art - unless you are Oscar Wilde - but sometimes the raw beauty of nature looks truly inspired! ⠀⠀
Þórsmörk valley is just one of these places that leave you speechless... ⠀
#myicelandtravel #thorsmork #naturesart

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