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April 16, 2019

Driving in Iceland? How to Stay Safe on the Road

One of the things you might hear about Iceland is that the island nation has the least developed road system in western Europe. Preparing to drive in Iceland means being aware of the specific hazards. It is not that every road in Iceland is bad, but that there are unique conditions that apply to the […]

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March 7, 2019 Everything You Need to Know About the South in Iceland

Most people who venture forth to Iceland know that there is quite a lot of adventure to be had. However, nowhere is the adventure so exciting and the natural beauty so captivating as in the South in Iceland. Glaciers, waterfalls, beaches, and more await you when you visit. While the south in Iceland has only […]

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February 5, 2019 Everything You Need to Know About the North in Iceland

Iceland is full of treasures to explore, from the Westfjords to the Golden Circle to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. The north in Iceland is no exception. If you have the opportunity to venture there, you’ll enjoy a wide range of incredible sites in any season. Whether you have a few days or a month to explore, this is everything you’ll want […]

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January 4, 2019 Everything you need to know about the Golden Circle in Iceland

When visiting Iceland, one of the best and easiest adventures out of Reykjavik is the Golden Circle tour. This extensive loop takes you to some of the most beautiful sites in the Southwestern areas of Iceland. Indeed, this is all while staying on easy-to-drive roads through a safe and clean country. The views are magnificent […]

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December 8, 2018 Everything you need to know about the Westfjords in Iceland

The Icelandic Westfjords’ beauty lies in its strange balance of rugged drama and quiet calm. This wild peninsula — separated by an isthmus from the mainland — is studded with nature at her most intense. Mountains, fjords, waterfalls, beaches, wildlife, and a third of the coastland in Iceland. But despite the dramatic nature of the landscape, the Westfjords maintain […]

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December 6, 2018 Top Local Things To Do in Reykjavik

What to do in Reykjavik? What are the top Local things to do in Reykjavik, Iceland and what is unique about the locals here? Welcome to Reykjavik! If you are on your way to our beautiful Northernmost capital in the world, these might be the questions you have in mind: “What should I do in […]

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November 20, 2018 The Ultimate Icelandic Snacks: Your best friends on the road

You are in Iceland, and you just sat down in your comfortable rental car. Ahead are days of unbelievable exploration: Waterfalls, glaciers, black sand beaches, volcanoes and everything there in between. But aren’t you forgetting something? Yup! For every real road trip in Iceland, you need fantastic Icelandic snacks! Something to munch on during your […]

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November 5, 2018 Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Reykjavík

Being Vegan in Iceland is not as hard as you might think, the selection of vegan options in grocery stores might not be as diverse as you are used to at home but Krónan has the best variety of vegan-friendly food of all grocery stores. In Reykjavík, the amount of restaurants that offer Vegan dishes […]

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November 5, 2018 Driving in Iceland during winter: 5 things to watch out for!

Ah, welcome November! It is finally winter!.  This post is written on Sunday, November 4th. I have just returned from an awesome Iceland road trip and I am already in my warm bed – recovering from the freezing cold Icelandic winter. The snow is here, so its time for some great tips for driving in […]

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November 3, 2018 Everything you need to know about the Snaefellsnes Peninsula in Iceland

In Western Iceland, around two hours outside of Reykjavik, you’ll find the breathtaking Snaefellsnes Peninsula. The site of a National Park that holds Snaefellsjokull glacier, this small yet incredibly diverse peninsula bursts with life and wonder. From volcanoes to glaciers; from black sand beaches to golden sand beaches; from quaint fishing villages to dramatic and wild craters, there […]

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October 31, 2018 Buying Alcohol in Iceland

There are strict rules about buying alcohol in Iceland and the sale of alcohol is heavily taxed so prices are high. Supermarkets are not allowed to sell alcohol of any kind but most restaurants are allowed to sell alcohol. The only stores that are allowed to sell alcohol are government owned alcohol stores called Vínbúðin. […]

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