What is Valentine’s day like in Iceland?

January 21, 2019 Things To Do

Iceland keeps many of its own traditions when it comes to public celebrations and many of the typically known events such as Valentine’s day and Halloween are becoming slowly more popular in Iceland in recent years. You may be planning a romantic break away with your partner and Iceland is a fantastic choice with many […]

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What hazards are there on the roads of Iceland?

January 2, 2019 Safety Tips

Iceland is a place of beauty. Driving around the mountainous territory can be a thing of wonder, but with such raw beauty comes various hazards on the roads that you will need to look out for and be aware of before planning your drive. Some of the roads are not asphalt like you find in […]

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Keflavík is more than just an airport!

January 2, 2019 Places To Go Things To Do

When you arrive in Iceland at Keflavík International Airport, you are at the western tip of the Reykjanes Peninsula. Reykjavík is to the east, where the peninsula meets the rest of the country, and most visitors pay the 40-or-so minute drive in between little heed—but that is a mistake. One may not realize that there […]

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Famous and unusual museums of Iceland

December 17, 2018 Places To Go Things To Do

Iceland is a country that does not take itself too seriously. This can be seen in some of the country’s museums which can have some obscure and irregular topics behind them. The most famous museum for this list is the Icelandic Phallaological Museum in Reykjavik. Although this museum may get a few giggles, the museum […]

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Start your new year the right way with the Blue Lagoon

December 12, 2018 Things To Do

At the start of the year it is common to be planning your new year’s resolutions. You could easily do this whilst hiking in Iceland’s mountains but why not amp it up a gear and figure it out in pure relaxation? The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland’s most famous features and often the first […]

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The New Year’s celebrations in Iceland

December 3, 2018 Things To Do

The year is coming to an end and for many, this is a time of reflection on the year that has passed; to celebrate it and to make positive changes to life in the future. Celebrations at this time vary in different cultures and countries, which prompts the question ‘what do the Icelanders do at […]

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How Icelanders enjoy Christmas in Reykjavik

November 28, 2018 Things To Do

Christmas is always a magical time of year, celebrated by many with myths and legends galore, Iceland has many magical creatures that are strongly related to Iceland which have led to many wonderful traditions in the country. Iceland can have such glorious ‘wintery wonderland’-esque scenery that it makes it a prime location to visit in […]

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Is Iceland the most peaceful country?

November 20, 2018 Places To Go

When looking to go on holiday, one thing you may consider is the safety of the country in both political and criminal aspects. Many websites do their research to find out the statistically most peaceful countries (combining current political conflicts, crime rate, terror threat statistics and many more to rank 147 countries and territories). Iceland […]

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Your guide to Iceland’s car rental companies – Finding your perfect car at a great price

November 19, 2018 Safety Tips

Iceland car rental companies are everywhere competing for your business, and this massive range of rental options is great, but with everybody offering the ‘best deals’ it can be very difficult to pick which one is best for you. Which one should you go for? What do some of the packages mean and why do […]

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Christmas with the Icelandic Yule Lads

November 16, 2018 Things To Do

Iceland is certainly colourful when it comes to their mythical beings and folklore, why would Christmas be any different? Santa is not as much of a celebrated feature of Christmas, however 13 days before Christmas eve is when the Yule Lad ogres come out to play. In Iceland, Christmas is celebrated from 6 pm on […]

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