Welcome to Wilderness Coffee & Natural High. Here you can find various ramblings about weird & wonderful places, descriptions of walking tracks, and musings about islands, mountains and volcanoes. With my stories I like to take you on a journey of discovery, and share some practical tips along the way. I hope you will be inspired by the beauty of nature 🙂

My name is Nancy, and I love losing myself (& getting lost) in bizarre landscapes, being absorbed by the powerful awesomeness of nature’s display. The effects it has on triggering endorphins & filling you up with joy are just incredible. You never lose your sense of wonder. Browse through the posts & pictures, and you can see why.

This is my travel blog, named after two defining expressions I have been using for many years:

Wilderness Coffee & Natural High

One is part of the essential survival gear for me on any trip, the other a state of mind that occurs naturally when blissfully bumbling around awe-inspiring places. Both being a source of endless joy!

I love to drink coffee in the wilderness, and share these natural highs with you 🙂

Wilderness Coffee with a view to Klif and Heimaklettur, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland

A wilderness coffee & a natural high simultaneously featured in one picture! @ Vestmannaeyjar.

About me

My background is in travel, and I’m a bit of a geology geek. I am particularly drawn to mountains, rocks & volcanoes. And kletturs! And I’m a Spring person. I love that time of year when everything just explodes & erupts into life again 😀

Writing a blog has been in the back of my mind for ages, but ‘never got around doing’ until I set up Wilderness Coffee & Natural High in 2017. I love to write stories and I have an inner drive to go out & explore – sometimes a bit off the beaten track. It’s something that already manifested itself in childhood, when you’re naturally drawn to the things you like to do most.

I am a restless Dutch native who has lived in Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand and most recently Iceland. Over more than 20 years I have travelled to various places around the world. Quite a few of them still with and old-skool filmroll camera, before I finally got my first digital one in 2006.

Get in touch

If you have a question, feedback, or simply want to say that you’ve enjoyed reading a particular post, you’re welcome to leave a comment or contact me. I’m also open for collaborations 🙂

Thanks for reading!

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All photo’s are my own.

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