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Speed sign of 90 km/h or 60 mph on Iceland's Ring Road?
Iceland is a stunningly beautiful country and is perfect for a road trip. The country’s Ring Road offers the perfect means of circumnavigating the island. Whether you’re traveling by car, campervan or motorhome rental, all you need is four wheels and your GPS to experience some of Iceland’s most spectacular outdoor attractions. But just how big is Iceland and...
Iceland's currency the Króna. How expensive is Iceland?
When planning a trip to Iceland, you'll probably hear many responses. “Wow, Iceland is so beautiful! That's amazing” is a popular one. “It's going to be cold/windy/snowy/other awful weather condition” is another one. Yet another is “I've heard it's really expensive to visit Iceland”. So, is that true? Well...Iceland is a Scandinavian country, and much like its Nordic neighbors,...
Iceland is filled with Christmas traditions and festive holiday food
If you’re thinking about spending Christmas in Iceland, it’s important to know a few things. Heading abroad for the holidays is a really special way to ring in the season. From Icelandic traditions like the Yule Lads to festive Christmas foods like hákarl (fermented shark) and hangikjöt (cured, boiled meat), there are lots of new experiences to be had...
Can I camp anywhere in Iceland?
Camping in Iceland is one of the best ways to take in all that our lovely island has to offer. Sleeping in the Great Outdoors offers you the chance to experience the natural beauty and stunning landscapes that Iceland is so famous for. It's also a great way to save money in an already expensive travel destination. Recent changes...
Typical Icelandic houses covered with snow in December
When researching the best time of year to visit Iceland, many people look at planning their trip during low season. The winter months of December, January and February see the roads covered in snow and the sky lit up with the dazzling displays of the Northern Lights. With Christmas soon upon us, you may be wondering what to expect...
Do you really need rental insurance when driving in Iceland?
You’ve probably heard the rumors, and they’re all true. Driving in Iceland is unlike driving anywhere else in the world. Between unpaved, gravel roads to snowy, icy conditions and black ice, there’s a lot to be prepared for. You might have already imagined some of the obstacles that you face. But did you know that in addition to snowstorms,...
DC-3 plane wreck at Solheimasandur beach at the sun setting
Picture the ghostly white silhouette of the remains of an aircraft set against the windswept sands of a black volcanic beach. This haunting yet familiar sight has become one of the most popular images coming out of Iceland. What I’m describing is the Douglas DC-3 plane wreck site at Sólheimasandur beach in South Iceland. As you make your way...
Skogafoss waterfall is imposing over a tourist
One of Iceland’s most beautiful waterfalls is also one the easiest to get to. Located between Reykjavik and Vik just past Seljalandsfoss waterfall in South Iceland, this stunning cascade is a must-see attraction for anyone making their way around Iceland’s Ring Road. Skógafoss waterfall makes for both a great day trip from Reykjavik or part of a larger Icelandic...
Driving in Iceland in winter on snowy roads
Winter is here, and that means an onslaught of winter tourists making their way around Iceland’s Ring Road. You can’t really blame them. Prices are lower (along with temperatures), the magnificent Northern Lights are on full display, and you can take part in adventure activities like glacier cave and ice cave exploration and glacier hikes. When driving in Iceland,...
Iceland motorhome rental with chairs in the evening
The vehicle that you rent for your Iceland camping trip is one of the most important choices that you will make when planning your journey. So what are the best motorhome rental companies in Iceland? What are the factors you should consider and what amenities are available with rented vehicles? And what’s the difference between a campervan and a...


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