Iceland Travel Tips, Resources and More

07. Jan 2020 (Updated: 05. Feb 2021)
Everything you need to know about snorkeling in the Silfra rift at Thingvellir or more places across Iceland. What to expect, what to be aware of and how to book.
30. Dec 2019 (Updated: 05. Feb 2021)
Everything you need to know about the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Where to stay, what tours to do and more than 18 iconic sights to see.
27. Dec 2019 (Updated: 30. Dec 2019)
Learn about the naming conventions of the Icelandic language. How are Icelanders named? What are the naming regulations? How do you pronounce Icelandic names?
20. Dec 2019 (Updated: 05. Feb 2021)
Everything you need to know about the Blue Lagoon in Iceland. Budget tips, things to do and what to keep in mind. Written by local former Blue Lagoon staff.
17. Dec 2019 (Updated: 18. Dec 2019)
Read all about money and currency in Iceland. Conversion rates, average prices, tax-free shopping and tons of budget-saving tips!
03. Dec 2019 (Updated: 05. Feb 2021)
Everything you need to know about traveling to Vík in Iceland and visiting the Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach. traveler advice, warnings, and recommendations.
05. Nov 2019 (Updated: 02. Dec 2019)
How big is Iceland? Why is Iceland called Iceland? When is the best time to visit Iceland? Find out the answers to all of your burning questions about Iceland.
21. Aug 2019 (Updated: 18. Dec 2019)
A comprehensive guide for everything you need to know when renting a car in Iceland | Where to find the best prices, what to read, when to book and more!

Complete Guide to Whale Watching in Iceland

29. Apr 2019 (Updated: 05. Feb 2021)
12 min read
Everything you need to know about whale watching in Iceland. Learn about all the best locations, the best months to visit and the greatest whale watching experiences to embark on.
25. Jan 2019 (Updated: 05. Feb 2021)
26 ideas, and more you can do on your Icelandic journey. Glacier expeditions, helicopter tours, caving and hundreds of other .

Is Iceland Expensive?

24. Nov 2017 (Updated: 14. Jan 2021)
4 min read
To put it simply: Yes, yes it is. In fact, it is the 4th most expensive country to live, as revealed by As recent as November 2017, it was f...

Renting a Car in Iceland - The Step By Step Guide

14. Nov 2018 (Updated: 14. Jan 2021)
9 min read
Learn the tips and tricks to having an affordable, reliable and enjoyable rental car experience in Iceland.

Local Car Rentals vs Big Brand Rentals - Which Is Better?

19. Jul 2018 (Updated: 12. Jan 2021)
2 min read
Should you choose the smaller, family-run local rental car companies or go with the big global brands for some good old "peace of mind"?“

The Ultimate Museum Guide to Iceland | History, Art and Science

25. Jun 2019 (Updated: 12. Jan 2021)
28 museums in Iceland you need to visit on your next Icelandic journey. Science exhibits, viking artifacts, whales and wildlife and much more.

Driving Highland Road F26, Sprengisandsleið in Iceland

17. Jun 2016 (Updated: 12. Jan 2021)
1 min read
Everything you need to know about the F26 highland way, Sprengisandsleið. Sprengisandur is a vast stretch of sand in the Icelandic highlands.

Iceland 101: Food, Drinks & Society

01. Aug 2016 (Updated: 12. Jan 2021)
7 min read
Iceland is an island in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, with its own currency the Króna, one city, one international airport, 130 volcanos, 320,00...

The Northern Lights were Spectacular in the Icelandic sky yesterday

29. Sep 2016 (Updated: 12. Jan 2021)
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The northern lights are one of nature’s great displays, a mysterious multi-colored light show in the sky which seemlingly appear out of nowhere. Once thou...

Driving Highland Road F206, Lakagígar in Iceland

25. Nov 2016 (Updated: 12. Jan 2021)
1 min read
Lakagígar, or Craters of Laki, is a volcanic fissure in south Iceland. The road F206 runs through the area and gives way to some of Iceland's most e...

Driving Highland Road 550, Kaldidalsvegur in Iceland

25. Nov 2016 (Updated: 12. Jan 2021)
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Everything you need to know about the 550 highland route, Kaldidalur. Kaldidalur is one of the shortest and easiest highland routes in Iceland.