Iceland

Northern Lights over Eyjafjallajokull

Simple Tips to Maximize Your Chance Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland

It’s love at first sight!  Seeing Northern Lights in Iceland was my first magical moment with these dancing elves in the sky.  No pictures or words can do the justice.  It made me addicted and a Northern Lights chaser forever.  This rare beauty has a naughty sense and requires her admirers’ precise planning, determination, and a lot of serendipity to meet.  The determination and serendipity parts are all on you.  But I can share with you how I planned to maximize our chance to see her.   I will also share some tips on how to catch the moments with your…

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Snorkeling in the Silfra Fissure Iceland

Add to Your Bucket List! Diving or Snorkeling in Silfra Fissure in Iceland

Iceland has a lot to offer in the winter months besides just the Northern Lights. As sighting the Northern Lights is at night only and heavily depends on your luck, make sure to fill your days with activities that are suitable in all weathers. Diving or snorkeling in Silfra Fissure, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet, should be added to your bucket list. Yes, you heard me right, you can snorkel in the winter there and it should be added to your bucket list. Maybe you are hesitant to snorkel in icy water and skeptical about what…

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