Hey guys, I’m back from my five-day trip to Iceland! And before I bombard you with a deluge of posts, I wanted to share my Instagram photos. 

In short, Iceland fascinated me. The people were kind, artistic, and quirky, and very proud of their Viking heritage. Reykjavik was delightfully hipster, with excellent coffee and no shortage of man buns. Surprisingly, Icelandic food was excellent – I’ve never had better lamb or smoked fish.

But I especially fell in love with Iceland’s diverse landscapes. One moment we were passing craggy green cliffs and black sand beaches, the next we were driving through fields so bleak and rocky they might as well be Mars. And of course, the waterfalls blew my mind.

Despite the short trip, my travel buddy Adam and I covered a lot of ground. My favorite adventures were road-tripping the south-coast, scuba-diving between the North American and European tectonic plates, and almost getting bucked off a sassy Icelandic horse.

Unfortunately my wifi SD card wasn’t working (ughhh) so many of these photos were taken on my iPhone. Though funny enough the top-liked photos were all iPhone – go figure.

Without further ado, the best of Iceland via Instagram!

Out chasing waterfalls 💦 #iphoneonly

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Will be so sad to leave this beautiful place tomorrow 😭

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Bye, Iceland!✌Thanks for making me a waterfall snob.

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Got pretty lost trying to find this beauty but it was well worth it. Have you ever seen water this blue? 💙💙💙

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Beanie weather ❤️☃ #bluesteel

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Iceland showing off with a waterfall AND a rainbow ❤️💛💚💙💜

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Ashley is an American travel blogger and freelance writer who moved to Paris at 21, traveled the world for a year and now lives in Denver. She's usually in pursuit of skiing, languages and perfectly ripe cheese. Her writing has been featured in National Geographic, Viator and Jetstar Australia.
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