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The Best Travel Accessories For A Trip To Iceland

Packing for a trip to Iceland is not like packing for other trips. Depending on the season, your travel bag will probably include things that you might not take on other trips. Read on to discover the essential travel accessories for Iceland. Mini Daypack A mini daypack can come in very handy on a trip […]

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon: Must-Visit or Tourist Trap?

The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland’s most popular sights. Almost everyone who visits our little island spends some time at the Blue Lagoon. The popular geothermal spa made National Geographic’s Wonders of the World List. It was among the 25 places in the world that are amazing natural wonders, according to the popular travel […]

Best Hotels In Reykjavik

Best Hotels In Reykjavik

Finding the best hotels in Reykjavik can be a bit of a headache. There are quite a few options, after all. And this is, unfortunately, one of the areas where I’m not the best source of information, because I’ve never stayed at a hotel in Reykjavik, since I was born and raised here, and have […]

What To Wear In Iceland

What To Wear In Iceland

Iceland is not warm. The clue is in the name. So packing right is crucial to make sure your enjoyment on our fair island is not diminished by the cold. We have a saying here: There is no such thing as bad weather – only improper clothing. And there’s a lot of truth in that. […]

Top 10 Museums in Reykjavik

Top 10 Museums In Reykjavik

Reykjavik has a number of great museums. I think no visit to Reykjavik is complete without visiting at least one or two of these. So here is a list the top 10 museums in Reykjavik, in my opinion. I hope these come in handy when planning your visit. The National Museum of Iceland The National […]

Game Of Thrones

Your Game Of Thrones Travel Guide For Iceland

Who doesn’t love Game of Thrones? It’s got everything. Dragons, giants, refugees finding a way to get through a wall… What’s not to love? As most people know, many scenes in the popular HBO series are filmed on location in Iceland. It’s no big surprise. Iceland’s landscape is varied and other-worldly, and has been very […]

How expensive is Iceland?

How Expensive Is Iceland?

Iceland is not cheap. So if you’re planning a trip here, make sure you know how much it is likely to cost you. You need to set realistic expectations. Below you’ll find a handy widget that will give you ballpark estimations of what your stay in Iceland might cost, depending your style of travel.

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Let Me Tell You A Saga – A One Man Show From The Sagas

The Icelandic Sagas are fantastic medieval stories of heros, vikings, love and murder. Gísla Saga is one of the most famous ones. It was even filmed in the 80s, during the so called Icelandic Cinema Spring, when Icelandic filmmaking was coming into its own. In 2005, an industrious and very talented actor created a one […]

The Golden Circle

The Golden Circle – All You Need To Know

The Golden Circle is the most popular area to tour in Iceland. There are a few reasons for this. First of all, it is very close to Reykjavik, so you can see all of it in less than a day. And second, it is truly magnificent.