Hello, Iceland.

August 22nd, 2017

Reykjavik, The Golden Circle, and Volcanos.

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Felix and I celebrated 6 years together on the 19th of August, and as every year, we decided to go on a trip: this time, Iceland.

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I’ve been wanting to visit it since, a few years ago, we watched The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

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We arrived on Thursday afternoon, which gave us the chance to walk around the city centre and snap photos of all the colourful houses.

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Reykjavik was so cute, and both Felix and I agree that it has a lot of similarities to Swedish cities.

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The view you get from almost every street is unreal.

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Another thing we noticed was all the cats chilling here and there; I hadn’t seen so many in a long time. I guess Brighton is not a place for outdoor cats.

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On our first morning there, we planned an helicopter tour over the volcanos. We got a call, telling us that we had to move it later or maybe even cancelled, as the weather was too windy, so we checked out some churches, as well as the Whales of Iceland museum.

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This was quite small, but the whales were enormous. Very cute place!

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Luckily our helicopter tour didn’t get cancelled, and so we headed to the airport to catch our ride.

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It was my first time being in one, and both Felix and I felt a bit nauseous, but it didn’t matter as the view was amazing, and we even got to land on a volcano!

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The wind was insane, and it was very cold, but it was so cool to feel the warm rocks and take a walk in places that not many get to be at.

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After the helicopter, we had a 6 hour car ride ahead, as we wanted to do The Golden Circle, so that we could see some waterfalls and geysers.

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We made it to The Great Geysir at around 8pm, and managed to see it blow up a few times. Conveniently enough, right in front there is a cafeteria so we grabbed dinner, and then made our way to Gullfoss.

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You could feel the water from far away.

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Absolutely stunning.

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As if the trip wasn’t amazing already, we even managed to spot some Northern Lights from the window of our hotel room, at around 1pm. We were both hoping we would, but we knew that in August it may be hard.

Seeing them was the most magical experience.

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On our final day there, which was our anniversary, we booked a Whale Watching tour in the morning.

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I was surprised by how many whales we managed to see, I imagined that we would see one jumping out of the water, but it was more like multiple ones just coming to the surface.

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The boat ride, for me, was probably the most fun experience as I love going fast on boats, plus the weather was so sunny and there was almost no wind.

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Felix and I also bought matching wool sweaters (typical and handmade in Iceland) as a memory and to wear on the day. They kept us very warm!

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Later that day we drove to the Blue Lagoon, which was our final stop.

We had dinner at the Lava Restaurant, and then got to chill in the hot water.

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We stayed almost 3 hours and didn’t want to leave, as this place was – once again – incredible, but it was the perfect ending to our trip.

Both Felix and I vlogged the whole thing, and I’ve just finished editing them both so you will have lots to see soon. I’m not going to lie, I’ve forgot to snap photos so this blog post isn’t the most detailed, but you will get to see everything we did in the videos!

Iceland was wonderful. I loved it.Β 

 

Marzia.

93 thoughts on “Hello, Iceland.

  1. Sakuhime

    I wish you and Felix a life with full of happiness on and on. You make me feel believe in true love, so happy to see your memories together. Iceland is simply amazing, you gave me a good impression to plan a holiday there. Thank you for being this inspirational, Marzia! πŸ’Ÿ Hugs from Hungary.

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  2. akane kinomoto

    We were in Iceland in the beginning of august, and circled the whole island as a road trip. I think you’d absolutely love that! Gullfoss is amazing but there are so many more. And the glaciers up north are incredible! Still, I can’t wait to watch both your vlogs! Very excited to see Iceland through your eyes.
    And Happy Anniversary!! πŸ™‚

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  3. fannyelsa

    Happy anniversary ❀
    I loved the Vlogs ! What a great way to spend time together, traveling is awesome. I'm glad you enjoyed it ❀ s someone who is always freezing I never considered visiting Iceland, although the tickets from Canada are cheap ahah. πŸ™ˆ But I'd love to see the northern lights !!! It's so crazy you guys got to see some. Lucky ~

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  4. MEW

    Iceland looks so beautiful ✨❀️ My best friends are going there soon and I’m so jealous. I loved the vlog Marzia! That helicopter ride looked incredible ✨

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  5. Lilyxoxoh

    Congratulations on 6 years with Felix! You guys are the cutest and I wish the best for you two! The vlog was great and now I really want to go to Iceland! Glad you has a great time xxx,
    Lilyβ™‘

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  6. icaweng

    Such a wonderful trip for you two’s 6th anniversary : ) I watched both of your vlogs and aww, all the love, fun, and magic I have felt from them. Wish you both the best and stay healthy and happy ❀

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  7. Alison

    Looks like you had a truly amazing time! ❀ Love the photo of the whale museum! I've heard that the Blue Lagoon can really smell? Hoping this isn't true, but I'm sure that it is! Loving the sweaters! Definitely handy for the British weather haha! ❀

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  8. barelysara

    I can’t believe you’ve been together for 6 years! I have been in the last 4 anniversaries and your relationship is one for the books, truly inspiring and cute πŸ’• from a fangirl this gives me hope. To many more! πŸ₯‚πŸŽ‰

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  9. Pepplifer.

    While watching your vlog, the northern lights were absolutely unexpected and the way you both captured Iceland tour in your vlogs is amazing. I hope you both visit India on your 7th Anniversary. πŸ™‚

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  10. Kristyna

    Beautiful photos and vlogs as well! You’re so lucky. β™₯ Iceland is my dream destination and it takes just 4 hours of flight. Unfortunately, I would have to go there all by myself and it’s kind of scary, haha. I hope I could do that until the end of this year!

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  11. Alexandra Wimmer

    I absolutely love Iceland! I have been there already once and I am gonna go there now on the 14th of September and I can’t wait!! I thing Iceland is one of the most beautiful, idyllic and inspiring countries of the world. I mean the landscape is incredible!! I read your blogpost and watched your video! Totally loved it. I just started to write a blog as well because like you I am one of the persons who loves writing and is better at it than with speaking in front of other people. But since I want to share my life with other people and hopefully inspire them as well I decided to start writing one. I’m sure I will write one about Iceland as well. So yeah you really inspired me! Thank you! Keep on doing what you do because you are really great. Lots of love and virtual hugs Alex

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  12. Alexandra Wimmer

    Hi it’s me again hahaha I actually wanted to ask you whether you could recommend me any restaurants in Reykjavik or simply in Iceland or the place you stayed at in Reykjavik. That would be so lovely of you. Once again lots of love and virtual hugs. Love Alex

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  13. Christopher Gyan

    Hi Marzia, as you probably know, a lot of your fans are going crazy trying to figure out the song in the Iceland vlog at 3:18. One of those people is my girlfriend… Could you tell us the song or at least if it can be found on Youtube?

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  14. Zara

    Your photos are awesome and never before.

    Iceland is awesome and one of the beautiful place i have ever visited in my life. The surround nature and culture make this place more peaceful.

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  15. nenad2323

    Wow Iceland look fantastic.And it seems it is not freeze at moment.Man now i want to visit Iceland right now this second.Post more pictures in further.Greetings from Serbia !

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