Iceland Travel Tips, Resources and More

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 .

Westman Islands Guide

21. Aug 2017 (Updated: 22. Aug 2017)
3 min read
You came to Iceland to experience the beauty of a tiny island in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. But what if the ‘Big Island’ is ...

What to see in the North of Iceland...

22. Aug 2017 (Updated: 22. Aug 2017)
4 min read
“Watch the wheels roll to find another place home, while you were sleeping, you bet that i might walk this empty northern hemisphere wide…”...

A Quick Guide to the Icelandic Highlands

16. Aug 2017 (Updated: 22. Aug 2017)
3 min read
The window for reaching them is just a few summer weeks. The road requires nerve and previous experience with 4x4 driving, with possible river crossings. The sc...

Sketch: Good weather in Iceland

04. Apr 2017 (Updated: 29. Jun 2017)
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Björn Bragi, a comedian in Iceland, made a sketch which very much encapsulates how the weather can be like in Iceland, although not to be taken too serious...

Keeping up with the Kattarshians: Live stream of kittens on Icelandic TV

21. Feb 2017 (Updated: 10. Apr 2017)
1 min read
The newest addition to TV in Iceland is a band of kittens made to live together in a dollhouse along with three "hidden" cameras.

Iceland for First Timers

02. Feb 2017
0 min read
Sorelle Amore lived in Iceland for 14 months and has some great tips on traveling in Iceland and how to spend your time wisely

Reykjavík City Goes Dark for the Northern Lights

02. Feb 2017
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Sunday the 5th of February 2017 at 21:00 - 22:00 (9pm - 10pm) Reykjavík City will turn off the lights in central Reykjavík to celebrate the Winter Lights Festival.

5 Places You Should Visit On The South Coast Of Iceland

15. Oct 2015 (Updated: 02. Feb 2017)
3 min read
Every part of Iceland has something magical to look upon in wonder and awe or to capture for all those little hearts you’ll get on Instagram. The east has...

What do Icelanders speak?

23. Oct 2015 (Updated: 01. Feb 2017)
2 min read
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 ho...

The Viking's Guide to Icelandic Ale

08. Oct 2015 (Updated: 01. Feb 2017)
Has it been a while since you raided your last village? Your chest of gold becoming so light you didn’t even have to pay for the extra weight as you check...