Posts by Rúnar Þór Sigurbjörnsson
Icelandic travel enthusiast, author of Amazon travel guide Iceland 101 & co-founder of Northbound.
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!
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 .
Learn the tips and tricks to having an affordable, reliable and enjoyable rental car experience in Iceland.
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"?“
Everything you need to know about the F26 highland way, Sprengisandsleið. Sprengisandur is a vast stretch of sand in the Icelandic highlands.
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...
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...
Everything you need to know about the 550 highland route, Kaldidalur. Kaldidalur is one of the shortest and easiest highland routes in Iceland.
One of the longest of the Icelandic highland roads, Kjölur runs a good stretch from Gullfoss all the way up to route 1 in the vicinity of Blönduós.
A comprehensive comparison of the most common 4x4 rental cars in Iceland. Luggage space, ground clearance, cabin space and more.
A 2019 list of the highest rated campervan rentals in Iceland. Who has the best service or highest quality vehicles?
Iceland has become increasingly popular with LGBTQ+ tourists lately thanks to the country's open-mindedness and the marketing efforts of certain specialize...