New post on Wilderness Coffee & Natural High!

See the full story on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.comKerlingarfjöll – Steaming valleys and surreal landscapes.

Hveradalir in the Kerlingarfjöll mountain range is something truly out of this world. Breathtaking views unfold into a steaming valley padded with snow fields clinging to the slopes, and shapes and colours so magnificient that you wonder if it’s even real. It’s like Continue reading


The Aeolian Islands

New post on Wilderness Coffee & Natural High!

See the full story on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.comIsland hopping on the Aeolian Islands.

The Aeolian Islands in south Italy are the stuff of legends and a geological paradise. Stromboli, famous for its fountain eruptions, and Vulcano, namegiver to eruptive mountains. The islands can be easily hopped individually, with regular ferries going to Continue reading

New website!


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Latest posts

Kerlingarfjöll – Steaming valleys and surreal landscapes

Island hopping on the Aeolian Islands – A volcanic archipelago

Vestmannaeyjar walking tracks – The 7 best walks on Heimaey


See the full story on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.comFimmvörðuháls – The fiery pass across Eyjafjallajökull.

The Eyjafjallajökull area is one of the defining features that blew me away on my first trip to Iceland. It suddenly erupted into world fame in the spring of 2010, when spectacular fountains of lava gushed out in the middle of the walking track across the Fimmvörðuháls pass, between the glaciers of Eyjafjallajökull and that other fearsome Continue reading

End of year list 2017

See the updated version on my new website: ∞ End of year list – The five most popular posts in 2017.

Happy New Year! It’s that exciting time of end-of-year lists! The past week I have been sharing the top-5 of best read blog posts in 2017 on the Wilderness Coffee & Natural High Facebook page. Here’s a summary Continue reading

Vestmannaeyjar! (Nederlandse versie)

Lees het hele verhaal op mijn nieuwe website: Vestmannaeyjar! – Þar sem hjartað slær (Nederlandse versie).

I normally write my stories in English, but this is a one-off exception. It has become my most popular story by far. I wrote it in January as a public note on my own Facebook page, and it received a lot of heartwarming response. I’ve been asked by several people if I could write it in Dutch too. So here it is – op speciaal verzoek nu ook in het Nederlands ;-) Continue reading