Top 10 Iceland travel tips for first-time visitors

November 21, 2022 Blog Places To Go Things To Do

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 […]

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A quick guide to driving in South Iceland

November 11, 2022 Blog Places To Go Things To Do

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 Blog Places To Go Things To Do

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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Winter driving in Iceland – things you need to know

September 12, 2022 Blog Places To Go Safety Tips Things To Do

Renting a car and exploring Iceland independently has grown considerably in popularity with tourists in recent years. The freedom to design your own itinerary and set your own pace is enticing, and in summer, the traffic swells accordingly as people take to the road. But what if you’re planning to visit in winter? With fewer […]

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Everything you need to know about Iceland’s volcanic eruption

August 30, 2022 Blog Places To Go Safety Tips

Witnessing a volcanic eruption is one of the most incredible experiences any traveller can have. These rare and dramatic events remind us that we live on a planet that is still in the process of being created and sculpted. Iceland’s raw and rugged landscapes already have an exceptional beauty. But add in fountains of orange […]

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7 things you should know before renting a car in Iceland

June 9, 2022 Blog Places To Go Things To Do

Are you thinking of renting a car for your upcoming Iceland trip? It’s a great way of making sure you have the freedom to go as you please and tailor make a bespoke itinerary that’s exactly right for you. Before you hit the “Book now” button, here are the seven things you should know before […]

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

June 9, 2022 Blog Places To Go Things To Do

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 Blog Places To Go Things To Do

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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The top 7 waterfalls in Iceland and how to visit them by car

June 8, 2022 Blog Places To Go Things To Do

Iceland has some of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world and no self-respecting road-tripper should pass up the chance to see a few of them. The good news is that many of the country’s best are easily accessible by road. Here are our picks for the top seven waterfalls in Iceland and how to […]

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5 of the best places to see the Northern Lights on your Iceland self-drive

June 7, 2022 Blog Places To Go Things To Do

If you plan to be in Iceland from September to April, then you may be lucky enough to spot the Northern Lights during your stay. The Aurora Borealis is a natural phenomenon that requires significant solar activity and clear skies, but if you hit the jackpot it’s a breathtaking sight that will stay in your […]

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