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Whale watching in Iceland near Húsavik
When you decide to travel to Iceland, there's a huge number of activities to do and things to see. One of the most popular ones is to take an excursion on a boat to see our friendly mammals in the sea. Whale watching in Iceland is a great way to get close to Icelandic nature and supports the country's...
An Iceland SIM card
While traveling abroad, it’s essential to be able to make calls or have internet access for things that pop up. Getting an Iceland SIM card to use during your trip will be invaluable as you make your way around the island. Let’s talk about prepaid SIM cards and answer questions like if you can buy a SIM card at...
Iceland Northern Lights tour by campervan
The Northern Lights in Iceland are a wonder in the nighttime sky that you have to see during your visit. While an Iceland Northern Lights hotel seems like a really cool idea, it can also be extremely expensive. Chances are, if you’re camping in Iceland, you probably want to save some money. That’s why a DIY Iceland Northern Lights...
Does Iceland get polar nights? Reykjavik church Northern Lights
Iceland is a country of extremes; after all, we’re known as the Land of Fire and Ice. But it’s not just the elements here that are opposites. The hours of daylight you find during Iceland in winter and summer are also quite different. We all know about the Midnight Sun, but does Iceland get polar nights as well? Exactly...
Iceland tap water running from faucet
After you’ve booked your trip and planned your itinerary, you start to dream more about your upcoming adventure. Practical concerns come to mind, like can you drink tap water in Iceland. It’s a crucial piece of information to know before you set off on your road trip. You may have heard rumors about Iceland tap water and it having...
Icelandic currency and króna coins
One of the fascinating things about going to another country is that everything is new. From the people to the cuisine to the culture; even the money looks different! Icelandic currency is no exception, so we thought we’d dive into this interesting topic. What is the currency in Iceland? Many people mistakenly think that we use the Euro, but that’s not...
The Diamond Beach in Iceland chunks of ice
Along the South Coast of Iceland, there’s a natural wonder that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. It’s a black sand beach with large chunks of ice scattered along its shores.  While most people stop across the road to visit Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, there’s another surprise waiting for those who cross the Ring Road. The Diamond Beach,...
Iceland driving safety tips and advice snowy road
Planning a road trip to Iceland is exciting. Just thinking about the waterfalls, volcanoes, hot springs, glaciers, and other natural wonders would make anyone giddy. But there are some more practical matters to take into account. Iceland driving is a unique experience, and keeping safe on the road is our primary concern. I’d like to share some information about...
Things to do in Iceland in summer
Summer’s just around the corner! And if you’ve got an Iceland road trip planned, you are probably beyond excited. While you can only see the Northern Lights during the winter months, don’t worry. There are plenty of activities and things to do in Iceland in summer 2019 to keep you occupied. The summer months were made for festivals and...
Óbrúadar ár is a special road sign in Iceland
I'll be the first to admit that I can repeat myself a lot. But there’s something about Iceland travel that bears repeating: This is a totally unique county in many ways. After you’ve read a few articles, you start to become aware of the country’s unique natural beauty and unusual climate. But there’s one aspect many people don’t take...