The airport in Iceland can confuse a lot of travelers. I say this because a lot of travelers confuse the Reykjavik airport for the Keflavik airport.  This is understandable of course, as the airlines usually print "Reykjavík (KEF)" on their tickets, despite the airport actually being Keflavík International...

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Your guide to fuel prices in Iceland and where to fill up your car for the least amount of money.  Quick Navigation Reykjavik South West Peninsula (Reykjanes) South Iceland East Iceland North Iceland Westfjords West Iceland Gas prices in Iceland are pretty extortionate, to say the least. Most people...

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After reading this blog post, you will be an expert on the Icelandic language... well, not really. But you will know some of the basic greetings and manners.  It is quite common for tourists to have a fascination with the Icelandic language due to its history and difficulty, but don't worry! Not...

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Updated: 18. Oct 2018 | by Liam Davies | 4 min read

Is Iceland Expensive?

To put it simply: Yes, yes it is.  In fact, it is the 4th most expensive country to live in, as revealed by movehub.com. As recent as November 2017, it was found that living in Iceland is 67.42% more expensive than living in the US (not including rent).  Here I will give you the average prices of some...

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Travelers usually arrive in Iceland with a few preconceived notions that may or may not be true, and the message boards are usually riddled with questions ranging from our belief in elves to what the preferred payment methods are. In this guide, I have crammed everything I could possibly think of that...

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  In Iceland, rental cars become an integral part of the whole experience. It's not like in other countries where you could spend a week or two within the confines of a big city, keeping yourself busy with all the thousands of things to do. Reykjavík is not a big city. It's cool, charming and...

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How to become Icelandic in 60 minutes is written, directed and performed by some of Iceland's most popular comedians and actors.  One of the creators Örn Árnason says that "How to Become Icelandic in 60 Minutes teaches you everything you need to know about being Icelandic in just one hour....

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Updated: 20. Aug 2018 | by Liam Davies | 8 min read

Top 10 Hostels In Iceland

Staying in hostels is the perfect way to meet new people whilst travelling, be that alone or with a friend(s). Staying in dorms can be pretty daunting at first, but once you get past the initial fears and make friends with your roommates then you'll realise there's nothing to be worried about!  Hostels...

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Updated: 20. Aug 2018 | by Liam Davies | 3 min read

Top Searches About Iceland

So, sometimes Icelanders like to have a little chuckle about some of the questions that tourists ask both in person and online, it's also rather amusing for them to see what people are searching online in regards to Iceland. I checked to see what people were searching, and boy was they both hilarious...

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If you mean content then we mostly talk about ourselves, how fresh our water is, how clean our air is, how strong our men are, how beautiful our women are or how ultra badass the Mountain is on Game of Thrones. He is, by the way. But, if you mean language then the answer you seek is Icelandic.   What...

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