While working as a travel concierge, I’ve noticed that many of those so called dumb questions about Iceland are not that dumb at all. The reason why people ask them is because they can’t access this information as easily as locals.
In this post I have collected over twenty frequently asked questions about Iceland and answered them. I bet it will help you to save time and nerves when you’re already arrived in Iceland. Continue reading
Packing for the trip is frustrating, especially when you want to visit Iceland and don’t know what to be prepared for.
Well, the general rule is:
If the weather is bad, wait for five minutes!
Even though this phrase is mostly used in a humorous way, it is somewhat true. Weather in Iceland is very unpredictable which means that for the trip to Iceland you should be prepared for diverse weather. Continue reading
If you’re heading to Iceland for some adventurous hiking experience it’s very likely that Laugavegur Trail is on your top list.
The trail was officially opened in 1979 when Icelandic Touring Association publicly advertised as a 55km, 4 days trekking route from Landmannalaugar to Þórsmörk.
At the early beginning it was just a local thing but with time it became popular within foreign tourists visiting Iceland.
There are few good reasons why people like Laugavegur trail. First, because it has a diverse landscape to offer, second – it is possible to do it without hiring a guide and the third is the possibility to finish the trail in a short time. Continue reading
Do you want to have a freedom and flexibility to choose where you will spend each night during your stay in Iceland or maybe you’re planning to hike in the highlands?
I know it is kind of heavy and complex to bring all the gear from abroad, especially if you travel on a small budget.
To make things easier, I have listed outdoor equipment gear rental places and stores where you could rent or buy essential equipment for your camping or hiking trip around Iceland. Continue reading
Have you been feeling frustrated when looking for useful information about Iceland? Then you’re at the right place for a better change. In this post, you will find most useful Iceland-related guide books and blogs and also news outlets which publish articles in English.
Be prepared, you will definitely find something useful here!
Have you purchased your ticket to Iceland and with a bit of research you have found out that Keflavik International Airport is 50km/ 31 miles away from the capital of Iceland – Reykjavik?
Don’t worry, there are several ways to reach Reykjavik!
Heading to Reykjavik (Iceland) soon?
You will probably have to eat something and if you don’t stay in a flat (Airbnb) or a hostel with a kitchen – restaurants will be the only option to fill your belly.
Many restaurants that you will come across will have sky-high prices, but if you want to spend less and eat well, I’ve got some good news. Continue reading
You probably ended up here because you’ve been wondering if you will be able to see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) on your trip to Iceland.
Well, if one of your main purposes to come to Iceland is to see the Northern Lights, hopefully you didn’t book your flight before reading this article. Continue reading
When you visit Reykjavik you should not only see the coolest places, but also have a a good lunch and dinner.
Today, Reykjavik has to offer a wide selection of cuisine, from all around the world. The best part of it, is that we selected restaurants that are very different from each other so you could taste as many different cuisines as possible! Continue reading