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 .

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.

Renting a Car in Iceland - The Step By Step Guide

14. Nov 2018 (Updated: 29. Nov 2018)
9 min read
Learn the tips and tricks to having an affordable, reliable and enjoyable rental car experience in Iceland.

Should I Rent a Car in Iceland?

22. Mar 2016 (Updated: 17. Oct 2018)
4 min read
Pros and cons on renting a vehicle for your trip to Iceland. Including information in car rental insurance.

Game of Thrones in Iceland

03. Jan 2016 (Updated: 17. Oct 2018)
4 min read
A quick guide to filming locations for the hit tv show 'Game Of Thrones' in Iceland.

Iceland 101 - Comprehensive Preparation Guide for Iceland.

14. Jul 2016 (Updated: 17. Oct 2018)
4 min read
Over 50 tips and valuable pointers to know before arriving in Iceland. The only Icelandic travel guide you will ever need.

What To Check For When You Pick Up Your Rental Car

06. Dec 2017 (Updated: 17. Oct 2018)
2 min read
Renting a car can be an intimidating process. But, it doesn't have to be as long as you're aware of what you should look for, and what you should ask the rental...

Iceland 101: Rental Cars, Fuel, Driving & Safety

21. Jul 2016 (Updated: 17. Oct 2018)
6 min read
Information regarding rental cars, fuel, safety and driving in Iceland.