What is the weather like in Iceland? A Quick Intro

December 4, 2023 Iceland travel info

Icelandic weather is notorious for being unpredictable. Snow in June? Entirely possible! A sunshiney day in October? There’s a chance of that too. Precipitation, rain, snow and ice, falls without warning on even the loveliest of days and storms plague the island, especially in winter. With so much up in the air in terms of […]

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What language do they speak in Iceland?

November 23, 2023 Iceland travel info

What language do they speak in Iceland? Icelandic of course! Icelandic is the official language in Iceland and a language frozen in time and largely unchanged since Vikings arrived in the 12th century. Aside from their native tongue, most Icelanders also speak fluent English, especially the younger population. Still, as you venture further from the […]

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Everything About Icelandic Sheep: Where and How to See Them?

November 17, 2023 Things To Do

There are more sheep than humans in Iceland. Although counts vary, there are between 500,000 and 800,000 sheep in the country at any given time, depending on both the season and year. Even at their lowest numbers, Icelandic sheep outnumber humans almost 2 to 1! Like the Icelandic horse, this unique Icelandic breed is cherished […]

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Iceland FAQ: What Currency Does Iceland Use?

November 10, 2023 Iceland travel info

Iceland is an exceptional place to visit and is at the top of many adventure-seekers bucket lists. With otherworldly landscapes, interesting history, and delicious cuisine, it’s not difficult to see why so many travelers are clamoring to visit the Land of Fire and Ice. While researching your impending trip, you might be wondering, “What currency […]

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Do you tip in Iceland? A 2023 guide to tipping etiquette

November 3, 2023 Iceland travel info

As you’re preparing for a trip to the Land of Fire and Ice, you might find yourself wondering, “Do you tip in Iceland?” Unlike the United States, tipping in Iceland is never mandatory or expected, in other words there is no customary to tip in Iceland. In this guide, we’ll go over the ins and […]

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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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Iceland itinerary 7 days: get around with a cheap car

October 19, 2023 Best itineraries

Iceland is frequently touted as one of the most beautiful places in the world. One of the best ways to explore this stunning, island country is by car. Many of the best natural sights, the stars of the show, are right off the famous Ring Road that circumnavigates the island. A road trip not only […]

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Iceland With Kids: Things To Do and Where To Go

October 13, 2023 Things To Do

Traveling Iceland with kids is an unforgettable experience full of magical moments like horseback riding on black sand beaches, spotting puffins along the coast, and splashing around in the Blue Lagoon. Iceland is an inherently family-friendly travel destination with tons of activities that are suitable for both young children right up to teenagers. Icelanders famously […]

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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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Forest Lagoon Iceland: Iceland’s Newest Hot Spring Spa

September 29, 2023 Things To Do

You might be familiar with the famous Blue Lagoon, but have you ever heard of Iceland’s Forest Lagoon? As one of Iceland’s newest natural geothermal spa, Forest Lagoon is cementing the Land of Fire and Ices reputation as having some of the most unique spas in the world. Tucked away on Eyjafjörður, one of Iceland’s […]

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