Posts by Rúnar Þór Sigurbjörnsson

Icelandic travel enthusiast, author of Amazon travel guide Iceland 101 & co-founder of Northbound.

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 .

KEF Airport | The Complete Guide To Iceland's Airport

12. Jan 2018 (Updated: 17. Dec 2019)
8 min read
A guide to Keflavik International Airport. Including surrounding attractions, Transport from Keflavik to Reykjavik and more.

A Guide To Rental Car Insurance In Iceland

09. Aug 2018 (Updated: 13. Dec 2019)
4 min read
Everything you should know about insurances in Iceland. Find out which insurances you need and which ones you're better off saving money on.

Do I Need Sand and Ash Protection in Iceland?

16. May 2016 (Updated: 11. Dec 2019)
2 min read
The Sand and Ash Damage Waiver is an important insurance, but during what time? Find out when this waiver is most important.

Renting a Car in Iceland: Car Rental Reviews, Tips & more

08. Feb 2016 (Updated: 10. Dec 2019)
10 min read
Renting a car in Iceland? Read about everything you need to know before committing to rental car booking for your Iceland trip. | Tips & Important Info

Northbound Comic - Iceland's "Mane" Attraction

20. Dec 2016 (Updated: 28. Nov 2019)
0 min read
The Icelandic Horse is a sight to behold. For some, more than others.

6 Top Camper Rentals in Iceland [2019]

05. Jun 2019 (Updated: 28. Nov 2019)
9 min read
A 2019 list of the highest rated campervan rentals in Iceland. Who has the best service or highest quality vehicles?

The Northern Lights in Iceland | Ultimate Guide

16. Feb 2016 (Updated: 08. Oct 2019)
3 min read
Where to find the Northern Lights in Iceland? What are the Northern Lights? See the live forecast and much more in this guide for your answers on Icelandic Northern Lights.

The Strange Guide To Icelandic Penises

09. Dec 2015 (Updated: 25. Mar 2019)
2 min read
A guide to Iceland's most unusual museum, the Icelandic Phallological Museum, or in short... the Penis Museum.

9 Magical Waterfalls of Iceland

08. Oct 2015 (Updated: 28. Jan 2019)
3 min read
If you’re anything like me then, at some point in your life, you’ve stared at a waterfall (or a picture of one) and wondered just how something can ...

Types Of 4x4 Rental Cars In Iceland

14. Dec 2018 (Updated: 08. Jan 2019)
4 min read
A comprehensive comparison of the most common 4x4 rental cars in Iceland. Luggage space, ground clearance, cabin space and more.