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We all love advices and hacks, don’t we? They become sort of necessary when the place we are visiting is different from our own country. As we understand it is impossible to be an Iceland expert, we can at least offer some basic information. Because the more you know the easier it will be to move around the country. But when travelling to a particular foreign country for the first time, a little research is necessary. We then gather information for you to learn some basics that will make your traveling life much easier.

Travel Tips

In this section we will provide all kind of tips. From motorhome driving to packing. We intend to make this subdivision fun, helpful and as useful as possible. And all of them are tricks that you will actually use! After reading these posts we know for sure that the best camping adventure is waiting you!

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...
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...
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...
Justin Bieber's Iceland music video shows him destroying fragile Icelandic moss
I’ve been thinking about writing this post for a while. I know I might be a little late to the party given that Justin Bieber released his music video filmed in Iceland back in 2015. The thing is, I’m into other types of music, and I didn’t know about the video for a long time. Yes, I live under...
Winter travel tips for Iceland
Some people love it, others hate it. But nobody can deny that there is something special about winter, especially in a place like Iceland. I mean, who doesn’t love a cup of hot cocoa, watching movies and snuggling with a soft, cozy blanket? All the while watching the rain spatter the windows and the wind blow hard. Ok, sorry!...
What are some hacks and tricks for saving money in Iceland on a budget?
One of the things that surprises people most when they come to Iceland is how expensive things are. Tourists who come here regularly experience sticker shock when they see the prices on everything from groceries to transportation to gasoline to accommodation and just about everything else. One of the reasons many people go camping in Iceland in the first...
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,...
Delicious breakfast treats at the bakery counter
For early risers, there’s nothing better than strolling the through the city, bright and early, with a nice cup of coffee and a pastry for breakfast. Why not head to a bakery in downtown Reykjavik and enjoy the city’s quaint buildings and parks with an equally delicious baked good? Enter Sandholt Bakery and Eatery. While it’s not Reykjavik’s oldest...
Car driving on icy, ashy, sandy roads in Iceland
Many people don’t know this, but Iceland is technically classified as being 20% desert. Crazy fact, right? The majority of this comes from the volcanic plains and the black sand surfaces of Iceland’s Highland and coastal areas. These areas, while stunningly beautiful and incredibly photogenic, can cause severe damage when coupled with high winds and storm fronts. This raises...

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