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Oliver Thomas: Ice Queens in Iceland

Oliver Thomas: Ice Queens in Iceland

Your Ultimate Fall Travel🧳 Guide to the land of the Northern Lights✨.

Iceland is the perfect⭐ destination for a seasoned traveler ✈️🧳 , a first-time traveler, or an adventurous family👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 looking to road trip🛣️🚗 around the island. This incredible island🏞️ is a destination that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime. With friendly locals👨‍🦳👩‍🦳🧑‍🦱, incredible scenery🏞️, and a lively tourism scene⛰️ this is the ultimate👌💯 place for the ultimate adventurer🧗‍♂️.

Let’s get you started on your excursion for a five day adventure to the one of the most peaceful countries🏞️ on earth🌍.  

Your ultimate five-day adventure will include seeing:  Iceland’s🏞️ Ring Roadscuba diving🤿 the Silfra Fissure, exploring the Golden Circle, trying local seafood🍤🦪 in Reykjavik, and of course, lounging in the Blue💦 Lagoon and other hot springs💦🏔️ around the island. There is no shortage of adventure in Iceland🏞️.  Not to mention seeing the infamous Northern Lights✨.  Now pack up your Ice❄️ Queen travel set and let’s go✈️🧳!

Where to stay: 

Reykjavik is the capital🏛️city. We recommend The Sands Hotel🏨 – a Luxury, intimate boutique hotel right in the heart of the city.

If you are looking to lounge in the hot🔥 springs, we love the Scilia Hotel🏨 and The Retreat both at the Blue Lagoon💦.  Blue Lagoon💦 is a geothermal spa found on the Reykjanes Peninsula. It is a famous destination for its milky blue waters💦 surrounded by Iceland's🏔️ scenic mountains🏞️. Don't forget to enjoy time there with the famous in water💦 massage as a relaxation retreat! When visiting the Blue💦 Lagoon, you will have to take a tour to see the glaciers surrounding the lagoon.

Head to lunch at the restaurant Lava with your Maxed Out Pouchette👛 or for dinner🍗🥐 a not miss meal is at Moss Restaurant🍽️, a Michelin🧑‍🍳 star restaurant🍽️, and pair your meal with a glass of wine🍷 ... or two🍷🍷!

What to do: 

There were so many beautiful sites to see👓 in Iceland, here are our top 5📋:

When in Iceland🏞️, enjoy the view of the Northern Lights✨, known as the Aurora Borealis. Popular places to see the stunning natural sites of the Northern Lights✨ are Thingveller National Park🏞️ in the south, Asbyrig Canyon in the north, and Kirkjufell Mountain🏞️ in the west.

Visit the famous Church⛪, Hallgrimskirkja, and the nearby scenic pedestrian street🌈🛣️, Skolavoroustigur.

Take Iceland's🏞️ most famous tours; the Golden Circle Tour is a must-do! It's a day trip from Reykjavik. Pack up your Small Tablet Backpack🎒 with all your day trip essentials🚾📱💄 and enjoy the beautiful scenery🏞️. One of our favorite👍 spots from the Tour was Frioheimar Tomato 🍅Farm.

Visit the beautiful🙌 Natnajokac, which is part of Vatnajokull National Park🏞️. It's where parts of Game of Thrones👑 were filmed🎬🎥!  The scenery🏞️ is one of the most beautiful in the world🌍. No wonder they🎭 chose this location!

 Oliver “Ollie” Thomas is the Co-Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of the brand Oliver Thomas who makes the ultimate in lightweight, functional, washable and customizable bags, duffles, backpacks, totes and accessories. 

He has appeared in Forbes and Time, Inc and major fashion publications.  Ollie is a sucker for anyone with good treats, belly rubs given or long walks.  When he is not being an Dogpreneur, Oliver enjoys bringing together his squirrel, feline & all furry friends in order to promote a more peaceful world.

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