Iceland in February: The Northern Lights & Longer Days

September 11, 2023 Iceland travel info

February begins a month of transition in Iceland. Sure, it’s still deep winter, but daylight hours are starting to slowly increase and average temperatures climb a whopping 1° higher on average. This is also a wonderful time to take part in the myriad of winter weather activities like ice caving, snowmobiling, ice skating, and, of […] full post

Iceland in January: Ring in the New Year in Iceland

September 7, 2023 Iceland travel info

They don’t call Iceland the Land of Fire and Ice for nothing! January is one of the darkest, coldest months of the year. While you might think that means most of the country will be shuttered, you’d be wrong! Icelanders don’t shy away from the winter weather and the cover of night.Quite the contrary. The […] full post

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Iceland? 2024 est.

September 1, 2023 Iceland travel info

It’s no secret that a trip to Iceland can be expensive. But did you know that the cost of your trip largely depends on variables like what season you plan to travel in? The ever-fluctuating prices of accommodation, activities, and even daily meals can play a big role in the final tally of your expenses. […] full post

Iceland in December: Christmas in the Land of Fire and Ice

August 24, 2023 Iceland travel info

Iceland becomes a winter wonderland in December. Black sand beaches coated in a light layer of snow, frozen waterfalls, and pop-up blizzards may all make an appearance on your trip. Visitors willing to brave the cold will be well rewarded with the chance to see Iceland’s stunning landscapes encased in ice and snow. They’ll also […] full post

Iceland in November: The northern light season begins!

August 17, 2023 Iceland travel info

November in Iceland is firmly a winter month. Gone is any semblance of the warmer days of summer that you might find in October. It’s time to welcome the wintry mix of snow, ice, and wind! Whether you plan on road tripping the iconic Ring Road or you want to stand in a cavern of […] full post

Iceland in October: Weather, Temperature, and What to Do,2024 update

August 10, 2023 Iceland travel info

October begins to usher in the winter season in Iceland. Temperatures plummet, moody weather swirls in the skies, and Icelanders begin to brace for the long, dark days ahead. And yet, October may be one of the best months to visit the Land of Fire and Ice. As a designated shoulder season, this month brings […] full post

6 Best Cheap Eats in Iceland: grab a bite for $15 or less

July 7, 2023 Iceland travel info

Iceland’s foodie scene is the stuff of legends. Steaming bowls of lamb stew, freshly caught fish, and creamy skyr are just a few of the specialties you can look forward to on a trip. Even better, you don’t have to splurge to enjoy all of this incredible country’s delicious eats. From Iceland’s version of McDonald’s […] full post

Top 10 Iceland travel tips for first-time visitors

November 21, 2022 Iceland travel info

If you’re planning your first ever trip to Iceland, you’re in for a real treat. But first, you have a daunting array of choices ahead – where to go, what to do, where to stay, how to get around. It can feel overwhelming, but that’s where we come in – here are our top ten […] full post

Cairns aren’t just piles of rocks

January 24, 2019 Iceland travel info

Be careful where you stack them! You see, carefully piled rocks formed into a cairn make a landmark. That’s kind of the point. And in centuries gone by, cairns could mean the difference between life and death in the less hospitable parts of Iceland. They would break up long journeys on foot and reassure the […] full post