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February 29, 2024

Exploring the Wild Beauty of Reykjanes Peninsula

Hey there, fellow adventurers! If you’re anything like me, the call of the open road and the allure of undiscovered sights fuel your soul. That’s exactly what led me to the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland – a place where the earth whispers ancient tales through its steam vents and lava fields. Renting a car in […]

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February 21, 2024 Renting a car in Iceland tips: From Keflavik Airport to Reykjavik City

Fly to Iceland and rent a car from the airport and go to Reykjavik City. In this article I will be going over the best way for renting a car in Iceland as well as getting you from Keflavik Airport to Reykjavik City in the fastest and smoothest way possible. Iceland Airport Area When arriving […]

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January 29, 2024 Iceland Car Rental Adventure: A Road Trip to Landmannalaugar

Greetings, fellow adventurers! Today, I’m excited to share with you my incredible road trip to Landmannalaugar in Iceland. This remote gem, sits in the Icelandic Highlands, is a land of surreal landscapes and steaming hot springs. If you’re ready for an adventure of a lifetime, buckle up, as I take you through my experience driving […]

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January 9, 2024 6 Hidden Gems in Iceland: A Car Rental Guide

Iceland, a land of ice and fire, boasts dramatic landscapes and natural wonders. Tourists often flock to popular attractions like the Blue Lagoon and Gullfoss Waterfall, but Iceland also has numerous hidden gems. You can best explore these treasures with the freedom of a rental car. In this blog, we’ll journey through some of these […]

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December 28, 2023 The Ultimate Day Trip from Reykjavik: An Icelandic Road Adventure

There’s something magical about the freedom of the open road, especially when it’s in a land as stunning as Iceland. Today, I’m taking you along on a perfect day trip from Reykjavik, the heart of Iceland, in a rental car. Buckle up for a journey filled with dramatic landscapes, natural wonders, and the spirit of […]

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December 19, 2023 Iceland Volcanic Eruption: Renting a Car from Keflavik Airport

As Iceland captivates the world with its latest volcanic eruption, I’m here to guide you on a thrilling road trip from Keflavik Airport, the gateway to your Icelandic adventure. Renting Your Steed at Keflavik Airport So, upon landing at Keflavik International Airport, you’ll find yourself perfectly positioned to start an epic journey. Renting a car […]

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December 13, 2023 Unlock Iceland: Ultimate Guide to 4×4 Car Rentals

Iceland is like a huge, rugged playground, and having a 4×4 is like having the ultimate toy to explore it. A country renowned for its otherworldly landscapes, Iceland offers an adventure like no other. If you’re thinking about renting a 4×4 from Lagoon Car Rental for your Iceland adventure, let me tell you, it’s a […]

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November 28, 2023 The Yule Lads – A Unique Iceland’s Christmas Traditions

Embrace the festive spirit as we explore Iceland´s unique Christmas tradition of the Yule Lads. Steering through snow-dusted landscapes and age old traditions of Icelandic culture. Iceland’s Christmas is unlike any other, with its own set of merry mythological figures known as the Yule Lads.  So, join us on this exciting journey through the land […]

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November 24, 2023 Travel on a Budget: An Iceland Car Rental Adventure

Discovering the otherworldly landscapes of Iceland doesn’t have to drain your wallet. With a bit of planning and a spirit for adventure, you can explore this Nordic wonderland through the most budget-friendly means: driving in Iceland with a rented car. Why Choose an Iceland Car Rental?  When you land in the land of fire and […]

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October 26, 2023 Iceland Car Rental: Top 10 Ring Road Stops

Here we´ll take you on a journey around Iceland and highlight our top 10 Ring road stops along the way. Renting a car and driving around Iceland’s famed Ring Road is an experience unlike any other. This 1,332 km (828 miles) long road, also known as Route 1, encircles the entire country, providing travelers with […]

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October 2, 2023 Everything You Need to Know in East Iceland

Driving through East Iceland offers landscapes filled with mystery, history, and a pristine serenity unlike any other. There are many gems found in East Iceland, a region that remains something of a best-kept secret among travelers seeking an authentic Icelandic experience. Let´s go over everything you need to know for traveling in East Iceland. Starting […]

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September 5, 2023 Sipping Iceland’s Pristine Waters – Bottle or Tap?

How´s Iceland’s waters and is it safe to drink it from the tap or should you buy water and drink it from a bottle instead? That´s a common question many travelers wonder. Not just when traveling to Iceland but when going abroad in general.  Iceland, the land of fire and ice, is known for its […]

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July 12, 2023 Litli Hrútur Volcano – See the New Volcanic Eruption in Iceland

There is a new volcano eruption in Iceland. The latest volcano eruption, named Litli Hrútur, is considered the strongest volcanic eruption in recent times at Reykjanes Peninsula. Observing the eruption of a live volcano is an unforgettable moment that will stay with you forever. It’s an incredible encounter that everyone should have the opportunity to […]

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June 22, 2023 Travel Guide: Driving on the F-Roads in Iceland – Unleash Your Inner Adventurer

Iceland’s F-roads offer intrepid travelers the opportunity to explore the country’s rugged and untamed landscapes, providing a thrilling and unforgettable adventure. These roads, primarily found in the Highland region, require a 4×4 vehicle due to their challenging terrain and river crossings. If you’re ready to embark on a journey of a lifetime, this comprehensive travel […]

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April 24, 2023 Everything You Need to Know About the West in Iceland

There are so many great places in Iceland that it can be hard picking the best one for your vacation. In our opinion it is best to focus on one area and make the most out of it while exploring Iceland. Luckily every corner of Iceland is full of interesting and amazing sites. So, no […]

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March 13, 2023 The 6 Stages of Spring in Iceland

In Iceland, the transition from winter to spring is not always straightforward. Although the calendar says it’s spring, the actual weather might be quite different. This article will discuss the six distinct phases that mark the beginning of spring in Iceland. In Iceland, just like in most places, Spring follows Winter. But when does Winter […]

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February 17, 2023 Fun Winterdays in Iceland: Bunday, Burstday, Ashday

Bunday, Burstday and Ashday are three winter holidays which are celebrated over a three day period in Iceland each year.  These days are a huge part of Icelandic culture. Celebrating the best Iceland has to offer in various ways. The great part about this three day celebration is its diversity. Fun and satisfaction is the […]

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February 7, 2023 The Ultimate Guide for Winter Outfits in Iceland

Having the right outfit when traveling can make or brake your vacation. This is especially true for a winter trip to Iceland. Visiting Iceland in winter requires planning and preparation. The most important aspect of that plan is to make sure to have the best winter outfits for a nice and enjoyable winter trip. Dressing […]

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January 24, 2023 Iceland Midwinter – Strange food and Amazing Northern lights

Midwinter is a very special time in Iceland. If you´re looking for an adventure of your lifetime in Iceland this is the time to visit. Not only is this a great time to see the Northern lights in Iceland, it is also the highpoint of cultural activities in Iceland. The time between late January and […]

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December 9, 2022 What is so special about Christmas in Iceland?

Did you know that in Iceland there are 13 Santa Claues called the Yule Lads? And that we open our Christmas gifts on Christmas Eve?  Well, if you’re thinking about a Christmas trip to Iceland these are things you might like to know about before arriving.  Christmas, or “Jól” as we call it, is probably […]

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November 28, 2022 The Ultimate Guide To Winter Driving In Iceland

If you are a fan of snow and long nights, you should definitely visit Iceland during winter! It is a magical time and a great opportunity to experience many unique Icelandic cultural events and natural wonders. Although conditions might be a little challenging during winter, driving it is still by far the best way to […]

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October 17, 2022 Why You Should Visit Iceland in Autumn

Autumn might be the strangest and shortest season in Iceland. It is the time when summer has ended but winter hasn´t quite started yet. At least that´s how it should be, but this is Iceland so that´s not entirely guaranteed.

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October 7, 2022 Where is Iceland? – How to visit the Land of Ice and Fire

Over the past decades Iceland has gained a worldwide recognition as a popular tourist destination. There are many parts that explain this development. Despite this there are people around the world which do not know where Iceland is. So, where is Iceland? Well, Iceland is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean. Iceland is a […]

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September 6, 2022 Visit the Black Sands of South Iceland – Reynisfjara Beach

When traveling to Iceland there are so many amazing places to visit. Depending on the interest of each traveler, some places are more interesting than others. This is especially true when traveling on the south coast of Iceland. There is however no need to worry. We are here you help you with finding the best […]

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August 17, 2022 Witness Iceland´s newest volcano eruption in Meradalir

Congratulation visitors of Iceland we have a new amazing volcano eruption going on in Meradalir. It is something you can, and should, witness with your own eyes. What is so great about the volcano in Meradalir? To start with it is a volcanic eruption. How often does that happen? The answer is, not very often […]

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November 12, 2019 Top Thermal Pools in Iceland

There are dozens of sites you’ll want to see and experience, and the thermal pools in Iceland are probably on your list. But which ones? The Blue Lagoon may be the most famous, but there are many, many more to choose from. You could plan an entire road trip that takes you from hot spring […]

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November 12, 2019 Making the Most of Your Iceland Adventure: 6 Volcanic Destinations You Don’t Want to Miss

Are you a traveler—not just another passenger on a cruise ship or one more harried office worker catching a few rays on weekends at the beach—but a real traveler? Do you dream about seeing and doing things very few before you have seen or done—scaling Kilimanjaro, seeing the majesty of Machu Picchu through the clouds, […]

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November 12, 2019 Check out Some Volcanoes in Iceland During Your Trip

Iceland is called the Land of Ice and Fire for a reason. Located on the mid-Atlantic ridge, the island is a volcanic hotspot, occasionally plagued by eruptions such as the 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, which is remembered for causing massive disruptions to air travel in Europe. Of course, the hotspot is also a great benefit to the […]

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November 11, 2019 Find Northern Lights in Iceland With This Comprehensive Guide

Many Iceland visitors love to hunt the Northern Lights for their magical experience. Do you want to know the best time and place for an ideal Northern Lights tour? We’ve put together a guide that will help you discover this beautiful scenery when you next visit Iceland. Read on to know how you can make […]

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July 12, 2019 Hiking in Iceland: Your Path to The Top Hikes in Iceland

Commonly known as “The Land of Fire and Ice”, Iceland features some of Europe’s most impressive glaciers as well as some of the most active volcanoes in the world. Iceland offers hiking aficionados some of the most breathtaking scenery imaginable. Indeed, there are gorgeous views of dark lava fields, sparkling blue waters, and lush green valleys. Below […]

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July 12, 2019 The Ultimate Guide to the National Parks in Iceland

Towering waterfalls, tranquil fjords, dramatic cliffs, green fields — many visitors to Iceland are drawn to its natural beauty. Though Iceland’s wild outdoor beauty is on display everywhere — from the Golden Circle, to the Westfjords, and beyond — nowhere is it more dramatically on display than in Iceland’s three National Parks. As with the world, National Parks […]

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July 11, 2019 Must See Waterfalls in Iceland

Iceland is a beautiful country. Most people start their exploration with the Golden Circle – Thingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal field and, of course, one of the many waterfalls in Iceland, the Gullfoss Waterfall. However, Iceland has a lot more waterfalls than that. A lot more. The climate, which produces a lot of precipitation, combined with glaciation and tectonic […]

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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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October 31, 2018 The Best Breakfast in Reykjavik: Your Local guide

Tags: Reykjavik, Breakfast in Reykjavik, The best Breakfast in Reykjavik, Things to do in Reykjavik, Reykjavik food, Food in Iceland & what to do in Reykjavik in the morning. Irrespective of the place you are in, a hale and hearty breakfast sets the tone for the entire day. So, your trip around our beautiful port […]

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October 17, 2018 Iceland: Top 5 Road Trips from Reykjavik

Are you planning a visiting to Iceland? Hurray! I am sure that you will love it here. And I would love to help with everything I can from my local knowledge. Whether you’re looking for road trips from Reykjavik or if you are traveling the ring road in Iceland, there is no shortage of incredible […]

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