Tips & Articles

Self Drive tours vs. Guided tours in Iceland

If you’re planning a trip to Iceland (or even if it’s just on your “bucket list” for now!) you’ll probably know that our country is home to some of the world’s most impressive natural attractions and plenty of charming villages…so you’ll definitely want to venture outside of Reykjavik! Now for the tough decision: should you […]

Christmas in Iceland

Glittering ice, snowy mountains, the Northern Lights…winter is a magical time of year in Iceland, and it only gets better at Christmastime. But what is an authentic Icelandic Christmas like? How do we celebrate this most important wintery holiday? Read on to find out about our unique Icelandic Christmas traditions! Christmas Calendar in Iceland In […]

Blue Ice Caves in Iceland

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of the incredible blue ice caves in Iceland. Sometimes called crystal ice caves, these rare and picturesque natural wonders have been appearing more and more on Instagram and Facebook, and can look like something from another planet! Although the photos are stunning, I’m happy to […]

Self Drive Tours In Iceland

  There is nothing quite like a good road trip, especially in a landscape like Iceland’s with its unique offerings: glaciers, waterfalls, black lava fields, volcanoes and much more! Renting a car and driving around Iceland is becoming an increasingly popular choice among tourists. This way, you have the opportunity to experience Iceland at your […]

August in Iceland

Are you thinking about visiting Iceland in August? You must be wondering what kind of weather you can expect, and which activities to try during this month. Look no further! I’ll tell you why August is a great time to visit Iceland and give you the inside scoop on the best things to do. First […]

Iceland’s national football team at the 2018 World Cup

The Iceland national men’s football team has risen to the spotlight as the smallest nation ever to qualify for the FIFA World Cup- what an exciting year for our country! From our team’s humble beginnings over 70 years ago, to ranking 18th in FIFA’s worldwide list of national teams this year, it’s been quite a […]

Iceland in June

What is Iceland like in June? What is the weather like? What is there to do? June is the first actual summer month. Although we celebrate the first day of summer in April, June is the month the temperature gets a bit higher and we have almost 24 hours of daylight. Tourist season is starting […]

10 Iceland Tips & Tricks you want to know

Iceland is one of the most exotic, exciting and unique places on earth and I guarantee that you won’t be disappointed when traveling to Iceland! Here are 10 really good to know Iceland tips & tricks that will come in handy! Tip #1 When it comes to Iceland tips first things first. When you are […]

Iceland in May

What is Iceland like in May? How is the weather? Are prices getting higher? Icelanders give May a really warm welcome! It’s the month the summer truly arrives, the flowers and other flora come to life, the locals as well! The sun is up almost 24/7, it’s getting warmer but still, we can expect one […]

Top Summer Festivals in Iceland 2018

Looking for a festive time in Iceland this summer? Then you have come to the right place! You can go to a small-town to large summer festivals every single weekend in the summer. I have put down a list of the best ones in each month 🙂 June Secret Solstice is one of the biggest and most […]

April in Iceland

You could be wondering how it is traveling to Iceland in April, what is the weather like? How many daylight hours do we have? And what is there to do? For many Icelanders, April is the best month of the year since we say goodbye to long, cold, dark days and nights and say hello […]

Top 10 Must See Waterfalls on Your Roadtrip Around Iceland

You may find many waterfalls while planning your trip to Iceland but which ones are the best ones and most worth the visit? I present you with my favorite waterfalls all around the country! In no specific order but if you wanted to visit them all this is the route I would recommend going. 1. […]

Northern Lights in Iceland

What are the Northern lights? The Northern lights or aurora borealis are a spectacular natural phenomenon. This phenomenon occurs due to a chemical reaction in Earth‘s atmosphere. Gas particles collide with electrically charged molecules and atoms released from the sun‘s atmosphere. These particulates from the sun are blown towards earth by the solar winds. These […]

Top Hot Springs in Iceland

Reykjadalur Reykjadalur or ,,Steamy Valley“ is a beautiful valley located just a short hike away from the town of Hveragerdi in South Iceland. The entire area sits on top of a geothermal hot spot so it is no wonder that it is the home to one of the best hot springs in Iceland or even […]

Highlights of South Iceland

Landmannalaugar Landmannalaugar are geothermal nature baths and a popular attraction among tourists as well as Icelanders. While the nature baths are great this area has so much more to offer. The Landmannalaugar area is renowned for its stunning beauty and great hiking trails. The hiking route Laugavegurinn (not to be confused with the main street in Reykjavik) […]

5 Reasons To Love The Icelandic National Team

1. Iceland is an underdog Only four years ago Iceland had a world ranking in the 130’s. The Icelandic national team recently beat England,  the nation that is considered the godfather of  football. Iceland qualified for the quarter finals in the Euro 2016. This astonishing accomplishment is truly amazing for a country of only 330.000 people. Before Iceland, Slovenia […]

Best Museums in Reykjavik

Árbær Open Air Museum – Árbæjarsafn  Árbær was an established farm well into the 20th century, and the museum opened there in 1957. Árbær is now an open air museum with more than 20 buildings which form a town square, a village and a farm. Most of the buildings have been relocated from central Reykjavik. Árbær Open Air Museum tries […]

Free Things To Do In Reykjavik

Visit Perlan Perlan or “the pearl” is one of Icelands most beautiful buildings and is one of the best free things to do in Reykjavik. Perlan has a viewing deck where you can enjoy a full panoramic view of the greater Reykjavík area. The architecture of the building is very original and interesting, and there’s even a […]

How to Party in Iceland

  Að djamma, or to party, is something that young Icelanders love to do on weekends. You have probably heard stories about the Icelandic nightlife and you want to see for yourself what its really all about. We have put together a step by step guide on how to party in Iceland. Step 1 on […]

How To Act As Locals in Reykjavik

  Go swimming! This easily makes the top of our list. Locals in Reykjavik love going to the geothermal pools no matter the weather and you should go to. The Reykjavik geothermal pools are 10% of the cost of the blue lagoon but a trip to the local swimming pools can offer a relaxing time and […]

Golden Circle Tour in Iceland

  The Golden Circle tour is the most popular day tour in Iceland. The main attractions are Thingvellir, Geysir and Gullfoss. We highly recommend people include an extra activity on the golden circle as areas for caving and majestic glaciers for hiking or snowmobiling can be found on the route. You will also find one of […]

5 Must See Waterfalls in Iceland

  It is no easy task to put together a list of waterfalls in Iceland as there are so many. Below are our selections for the top 5 waterfalls you must not miss while travelling in Iceland Gullfoss Its One of those things in Iceland you just have to see. Gullfoss Or golden waterfall is […]