Posts by Astrid Lake

07. Jan 2020 (Updated: 15. Jan 2020)
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: 03. Jan 2020)
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: 02. Jan 2020)
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: 03. Jan 2020)
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!
25. Jan 2019 (Updated: 17. Dec 2019)
26 ideas, and more you can do on your Icelandic journey. Glacier expeditions, helicopter tours, caving and hundreds of other .

Ultimate Guide to Thingvellir National Park

16. Aug 2018 (Updated: 17. Dec 2019)
4 min read
Thingvellir National Park is one the iconic landmarks on the Golden Circle tourist route in Iceland. Read all about what to see in this historic area.

Guide to F35 - Kjölur in Iceland

09. Nov 2018 (Updated: 28. Nov 2019)
7 min read
A detailed guide to the most commonly driven highland road in Iceland: Kjölur F35. Advice, legends and plenty of useful information.

Highlights of the Southern Highlands in Iceland

15. Jan 2019 (Updated: 28. Nov 2019)
7 min read
Your Guide to the Highland Areas of Hekla, Landmannalaugar, and Þórsmörk. F-road conditions, hiking opportunities and things to enjoy.

Driving in Iceland: Road Rules

25. Oct 2018 (Updated: 20. Jun 2019)
3 min read
A quick guide to the rules, road signs and experiences you may enounter while traversing the Icelandic road network