Top 15 Iceland hot springs: how to visit them by rental car

March 29, 2022 Iceland Attractions

Iceland is a popular travel destination for a variety of different reasons: extreme temperatures, viking stories, a football team that takes down giants, and its incredible array of exotic hot springs. It has some of the most amazing hot springs in the world which make up part of its alluring landscapes, and serve as a […]

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Iceland Dilemma: Golden Circle vs. Ring Road, how to choose?

March 21, 2022 Iceland Attractions

It’s no secret that the best way to explore Iceland is by car. Iceland’s most beautiful and awe-inspiring attractions are scattered around the island, and renting a car will enable you to access them all at your own pace. But there are multiple routes in Iceland, so how do you know which one is the […]

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Iceland Self-drive tour: Guide to Golden Circle

March 14, 2022 Iceland Attractions

The Golden Circle Iceland is the most popular route for tourists visiting and driving around Iceland. It is the best way for travelers to see some of Iceland’s top attractions in a limited time frame. In fact, you can self-drive the Golden Circle and see some of the islands’ most awe-inspiring locations in as little […]

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Driving the Iceland Ring Road: start with the essential 2022 Updates

March 4, 2022 Iceland Attractions

The Ring Road is the single best way to explore the vast, dramatic landscapes of Iceland. Whether you are visiting for a weekend getaway or plan to spend longer on this beautiful island, your trip will inevitably intertwine with this popular road.  The road is known by many names including Route 1, Road Nr.1 and […]

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The Highlands of Iceland

September 1, 2021 Iceland Attractions

Where true adventure awaits If you are longing for adventure, exploring spectacular landscapes off the beaten track, and a true escape from civilization, the highlands could be the best place in the world. So where are the Icelandic highlands? As the name suggests, it is the higher lands that reside inland from the coast, making […]

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Away from the crowds on Reykjanes

May 28, 2021 Iceland Attractions

The peninsula that contains the natural wonders closest to Reykjavik often gets overlooked when people aim for the top crowd pleasers in Iceland. Just half an hour drive from the capital, or even closer to the airport, this hidden gem of a peninsula has escaped mainstream attention until recently, when our latest volcano in Fagradalsfjall […]

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Hiking to the Volcano in Iceland: Everything you need to know

April 20, 2021 Iceland Attractions Local activities recommendation Safe Travel Tips

After a month of earthquakes felt in the capital area, a fissure has erupted on the Reykjanes Peninsula. Several volcanoes have resulted from the fissure line and have proven to be a “tourist eruption.” The slow-flowing lazy lava allows visitors to hike to the Volcano and observe up close and personal. Experts predict these volcanoes […]

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Skiing in Iceland

April 30, 2019 Iceland Attractions

When you think of ski trips, the Alps and Aspen probably come to mind before Akureyri in North Iceland. Despite this, more and more international travellers are considering Iceland as a Mecca of low-cost skiing and snowboarding. No towns in Iceland could truly call themselves ski resorts, but a very large number of Icelandic towns […]

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Iceland’s piece of the Arctic Circle

April 30, 2019 Iceland Attractions

Iceland is very close to the Arctic Circle and often mistaken for being beyond this border, which isn’t actually true – but there is an island that actually is: Grímsey Island. This island is 5.3 square kilometres with the few inhabitants mostly working in fishing, but increasingly also in tourism. Visiting the island is a […]

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What kind of souvenirs can you get in Iceland?

April 30, 2019 Iceland Attractions Local activities recommendation

As you are travelling around Iceland you are bound to want to collect keepsakes and souvenirs to remind you of your holiday. The country is littered with tourist shops which often sell the same items that are actually mass produced in China – so what is authentically Icelandic that can express the country, doesn’t burst […]

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