2023 Seydisfjordur Iceland Ultimate travel Guide

October 27, 2023 Places To Go

Tucked away on the very eastern edge of Iceland, Seydisfjordur is known for its vibrant cultural and off-the-beaten-path destination. It’s historic significance, isolated beauty, and tight-knit community lend a unique vibe. Best explored with a rental car, Seydisfjordur is only reached by a solitary, rural road. Those who love hidden gems will delight in having […]

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Borgarnes Iceland: Gateway to the West

October 6, 2023 Places To Go

Tucked away on an isolated peninsula, jutting out into Borgarfjordur, Borgarnes, Iceland is a beautiful Icelandic town and the gateway to both Iceland’s rugged West Fjords and the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. The city’s stunning backdrop of the Hafnarfjall Mountains, mixed with the calm waters of the fjord, make it a truly peaceful slice of country. With […]

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All you need to know about Hellulaug Hot Springs

June 19, 2023 Places To Go

Relatively few road trippers make it to the beautiful Westfjords during their time in Iceland but those that do usually say that the region was one of the highlights of their trip. This comparatively remote and unspoilt part of Iceland boasts some of the most breathtaking views in the country. Renting a car gives you […]

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7 things you need to know before visiting Reykjadalur Hot Springs

June 16, 2023 Places To Go

You won’t have to spend very long researching your trip to Iceland before you figure out just how many hot springs and thermal baths there are in the country. Geothermal energy is a big deal here, and the ground’s heat warms water for commercial, residential and leisure purposes. It’s no surprise, therefore, that there are […]

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Everything you need to know before visiting Landmannalaugar Iceland

May 16, 2023 Places To Go

If you plan to be a summer visitor to Iceland then you might be curious to explore the country’s interior. The central Icelandic highlands cover a significant proportion of Iceland’s area, yet receive a tiny fraction of the visitors that loop the ring road. Vast, rugged and unspoilt, mountainous and partially covered by glaciers, the […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Stakkholtsgjá Canyon

April 18, 2023 Places To Go

Iceland’s home to some exquisite canyons, such as vividly coloured Studlagil in East Iceland and fairytale Fjaðrárgljúfur in the south of the country. But their beauty is no secret and so it’s highly unlikely you’ll have them to yourself. The good news is that there are other canyons which you might say are just as […]

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A quick guide to driving in South Iceland

November 11, 2022 Places To Go

Chances are, if you’re planning to come to Iceland you’ll have allocated at least a few nights to the capital, the Golden Circle and Reykjanes. But if you intend to venture beyond those popular areas, you’ll most likely have set your sights on South Iceland. This region is second only to Reykjavik/Reykjanes when it comes […]

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Top 5 things to see close to Keflavik airport

September 14, 2022 Places To Go

Keflavik Airport serves the Icelandic capital, but in fact it’s located on the Reykjanes peninsula a 45 minute drive away from Reykjavik. While some dash straight off to the city, increasing numbers of visitors are realising that there’s plenty to see close to the airport itself. Wild and windswept, in many places unspoilt, this region […]

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Top 10 movie locations to visit on your Iceland self-drive

June 9, 2022 Places To Go

It’s hardly surprising that movie location scouts love Iceland so much. After all, the scenery is extraordinary. If you’re keen to see some big screen moments with your own eyes, then head to these top 10 movie locations to visit on your Iceland self drive. 1. Húsavík Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga […]

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The top 10 places to visit on your Iceland self-drive tour

June 8, 2022 Places To Go

Whittling down where to visit on a self-drive tour of Iceland is no easy task. There’s just so much to choose from. Fortunately, help is at hand with our picks for the top ten places to visit on your Iceland self-drive tour. Reykjavik and places within a short drive of the capital 1. Reykjavik You […]

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