Iceland by Gillian Zinser

Iceland by Gillian Zinser
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Actor and photographer Gillian Zinser lets us in on the best places to eat, sleep and just be in Iceland. The accompanying images are a dreamlike account of her days there, filled with pink light and cool blue water and shot on 35mm film. WHAT TO DO

- The Icelandic Phallological Museum in Reykjavik

- Spúútnik + Nostalgia second hand shops in Reykjavik

- Drive into Landmannalaugar for a day hike and hot springs

- Take a sunset boat tour around Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

- Do a glacier hike in the Skaftafell National Park

- Thingvellir National Park

- Most Epic Waterfalls: Gullfoss, Dettifoss, Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss + Dynjandi

- Hike up the Hverfjall crater

- Go to the Reynisfjara black sand beach with jagged basalt columns

- Find the secret cairn cave on the Dyrhólaey peninsula beach

- Relax at the Mývatn nature baths at night

- Take a sunset boat ride around the Mývatn Lake

- Walk around the Hverir geothermal fields

- Explore the Lofthellir ice cave

- Hiking trails at Ásbyrgi

- Akureyri geothermal pool

- Hofsós geothermal pool

- Drive through the West Fjords

WHERE TO STAY

-Kex Hostel // Reykjavik

-Lónkot Bucolic Resort // Skagafjörður

Dimmuborgir Guesthouse cottages // Mývatn

-ION Luxury Adventure Hotel // Selfoss

- (Also just bring a tent and camp everywhere and anywhere)

WHERE TO EAT

- Gló Organic Cafe // Reykjavik

- Vogafjós Cowshed Cafe // Mývatn

- Pakkhús // Höfn

- Tjöruhúsið // Ísafjörður

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All photos courtesy of Gillian Zinser (@gillianzinser).