103,000 square kilometers of land and only a population of around 350,000 people, Iceland is one of the worlds most sparsely populated countries in Europe. But you know what that means don’t you? Quiet and untouched areas to explore! Iceland is known for its black sandy beaches, landscapes that change from red dessert sand to glacier lagoons, fjords and volcanoes. With these spectacular landscapes, it is also known that Iceland is one… Read More
With that in mind, it is well know that Iceland is not the cheapest country in Europe, but not the most expensive of the Nordics!
Click images for a larger view Is Norway on your bucket list? Read more: Norway on a Budget & Beginners Guide to the Northern Lights. Sarah 🙂
“I can never afford those types of holidays” Have you seen those offers of 3 nights in Lapland for more than 1000 EUR per person (including flights, transfers, half board and meet santa)? I always thought that I would never be able to afford a trip here! Thankfully, Finnish Lapland is from my experience the cheapest of the Nordics. Although what I spent is considered as “expensive” on terms of budget travel,… Read More
The dancing lights twinkling across are a dream for many of us. Chasing the northern lights can be an exciting, but frustrating process. At times, many people give up, go to bed or just don’t try to see them again. This is where resilience comes in. Here is my guide to resilience and the northern lights. – Do Not Give Up – If you don’t have the perfect conditions, try again the… Read More