The Best Natural Baths in Iceland 

Iceland, the land of fire and ice, has plenty of natural hot baths to enjoy thanks to its location over vast reservoirs of naturally heated water. Iceland’s geothermal pools and natural hot springs can be enjoyed year round no matter what the weather. Many of these natural baths are located in stunningly beautiful areas. The […]

The Blue Lagoon: Must-Visit or Tourist Trap?

The Blue Lagoon

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 […]

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 […]

The Perfect Way To Spend 3 Days in Reykjavik – 3 Day Itinerary

Reykjavik 3 day itinerary

Reykjavik might be a small city, but there are tons of things to do. In fact, even though it’s very easy to fill your time with lots of interesting day tours outside the city, you can absolutely fill 3 days in Reykjavik alone. In fact, I decided to put together an example of how three […]

Tips For Seeing The Northern Lights In Iceland

Tips For Seeing The Northern Lights in Iceland

The Northern Lights are pretty cool. Like big, bright curtains dancing in the sky. I grew up watching them, and they still fill me with wonder every single time. I totally get why some people travel all the way to our little country at the edge of the world to see them. But they can […]

Great Places To See Close To Reykjavik

The Golden Circle

Reykjavik is a great city to visit, in my obviously completely impartial opinion. I happen to love my city and many of the fun things you can do in it. However, there are great things to do outside the city, of course. And while I think you could certainly have a great time staying in […]

Icelandic Literature

Icelandic Literature

I believe that literature is the real Icelandic heritage. That is the one thing that has been preserved throughout the ages, unlike most of the stuff the tourist shops try to pass off as traditionally Icelandic. About 10% of Icelanders have published books (myself included, in fact). Icelandic literature is a source of great pride […]

Fun Things To Do In Iceland

Things to do in Iceland

So you’ve arrived in Reykjavik. It’s a small city by most standards, but there’s lots to do. Of course you need to know where to look. The internet is not always the best at providing information about what to do in Iceland, and guidebooks on print (how quaint!) get outdated very fast. So I decided […]