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September 22, 2022 Ten of the Best Geothermal Heated Baths to Visit in Iceland – Any Time of Year

Enjoying the many health benefits of bathing in geothermal waters is an Icelandic tradition dating back to the Middle Ages.  Thanks to Iceland’s unique geography and high volcanic activity, natural hot springs and pools are abundant across the country. As a result, you can indulge in this local pastime all year round. Most Icelanders now […]

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September 15, 2022 7 Top Tips to Maximize Your Chances of Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland

The Northern Lights – or Aurora Borealis – is a breathtaking natural phenomenon that illuminates the night skies of Iceland for over seven months of the year.  This Holy Grail of skywatching is on more travel bucket lists than anything else. While Iceland is one of the best places in the world for witnessing this […]

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August 23, 2022 Visiting the Fagradalsfjall Volcano Eruption in Iceland

In July 2022, elevated earthquake activity and ground deformation were recorded on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland, indicating a new volcanic eruption could be on its way. On August 3, after weeks of high anticipation, Fagradalsfjall awoke from its six-month slumber, and spectacular eruptions of lava fountains finally made their grand entrance. Just 32km (20 […]

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June 23, 2022 Iceland Travel Guide: Top 5 Things To See and Do

In recent years, Iceland has become one of the hottest tourist spots on the planet. According to Islandsbanki, Iceland will receive 1.3 million tourists in 2022 and 1.5 million by 2023. That is a staggering number of visitors since The Land of Fire and Ice only has a population of 364,000 people. But after reading […]

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June 15, 2022 Volcanoes in Iceland to Visit: A Brief Guide

In 2021, over 700,000 international tourists visited Iceland. Prior to the pandemic, over 2 million people visited this island nation! It might not be on many people’s radars since it’s out of the way. But tucked in the northern hemisphere is a country that’s filled with natural wonders. In addition to hot springs and geysers, […]

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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.

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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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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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April 24, 2019 The Best Road Trip in Iceland

WHAT IS THE BEST ROAD TRIP IN ICELAND? The Best way to get around Icealnd is on your own terms in your own (rental) car. That way you have complete control over where to go and what to do. The freedom to choose what to explore is priceless when you’re in Iceland. Most people realise […]

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