March 18, 2020 11 Awesome museums in Reykjavík you need to visit

With a population of less than 400,000, Iceland might not be a place you’d assume was rich in museums. This small nation has a big history though and the museums in Reykjavik are the best places to learn all about it.  Isolated and far north on the edge of the Arctic Circle, the inhabitants of Iceland […]

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February 14, 2020 The best places to spot puffins in Iceland

Are you preparing for a trip to Iceland? Iceland is one of the most unique countries in the world where you can gaze at volcanoes, relax in hot springs, and explore the amazing Icelandic culture and historical sites. But many tourists don’t consider seeing puffins in Iceland.

Puffins are cute birds native to the Atlantic Ocean. They have penguin-like coloring during the mating season; however, in the winter months their coat turns grey. About 60% of all puffins nest in Iceland and lay their eggs during the spring. They don’t stay for long and leave their nesting area at the end of summer.

Sadly, the puffin population is declining. So, if you’re taking a trip to Iceland, make it a point to catch a glimpse of these unique birds. But where do you find them?

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February 13, 2020 Top 10 things to do in Iceland in March

Did you know that the word “geyser” comes from Iceland? Watching geysers blow is just one of many fun things to do in Iceland. Tourists come from all over to see geysers, volcanoes, and hear tell of the elves many Icelanders claim to be real. The old Icelandic calendar listed March as a winter month […]

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January 20, 2020 A Guide to Akureyri: the Capital of North Iceland

If you were waiting for the boom in Iceland tourism to slow down before planning a trip to the Land of Fire and Ice, now’s your chance. For the first time in ten years, tourist numbers to this gorgeous destination are down. This is great news for those who’d love to experience the country at it’s best, […]

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January 2, 2020 Driving Iceland’s Golden Circle in a Rental Car

There’s no doubt that the best way to explore Iceland is with a rental car. Iceland car rental means independence. It gives you the freedom to discover off-the-beaten-track delights and linger as long as you want in your favorite spots. You can access the entire country from the Ring Road, which goes right around the perimeter […]

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December 16, 2019 Your Ultimate Guide to Visiting Iceland in January

For many of us, by the time the holidays are over, we’re ready to take a vacation from our holiday vacation. If you find yourself in that place, you should consider escaping to Iceland this January. This island nation offers some of the most stunning natural views in the world. If you’re planning on visiting […]

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December 10, 2019 Things to do in Iceland during Snowstorms

The weather in Iceland They say if you don’t like the weather in Iceland, wait 5 minutes. Unfortunately, during the winter season the weather can quickly go from bad to worse. During snow storms in Iceland we simply recommend to stay inside and let the storm blow over. We know you probably have a bunch […]

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November 26, 2019 Where and when can I see the Northern Lights?

Iceland has seen a massive surge in tourism. Over 2.3 million visitors came to the island in 2018, a stark difference from the 565,000 who visited in 2011.  It’s not hard to see why Iceland is a hotspot. Its infinite activities and natural beauty make it desirable for every tourist. If you’re an adrenaline seeker, […]

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