Travel Tips

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!

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...
Multiple tents set up at Skógafoss waterfall for camping in Iceland in September
You've purchased your camping card and have set up your campervan or RV rental in Iceland.  The camping season is quickly coming to a close, but it’s not over yet. September resides in the sweet spot for camping in Iceland; most of the tourists have stopped coming (at least with the hopes of camping), the prices for renting gear...
Stop mosquito sign as in there are barely mosquitoes in Iceland
Mosquitoes. I think it is safe to say that everyone loathes them. I know that everything fits like a cog in nature’s ecosystem, but what would really happen if they just, I don’t know, disappeared forever? That would be my dream. Here in Iceland, we are fortunate to not only live in a stunning and diverse country but are...
Woman turning up her playlist for best road trip songs
No road trip would be complete without catchy tunes to sing along with. Just you, your friends, the open road, and views of diverse and stunning landscapes. If you are coming to Iceland for any period of time, you have to get out of Reykjavik and explore the countryside. It’s a must. There are certain essentials required for every...
Green pump at gas station in Iceland
Driving around Iceland on the country’s 1,333 km (828 mi) Ring Road means spending a fair bit of time at the local petrol stations along the way. No Iceland itinerary would be complete without having to stop your vehicle, stretch, grab some Icelandic hot dogs, take photos, and then get back on the open road. If you have never...
Fall and winter can be great times to visit Iceland
Iceland is an adventurers' paradise; are sprawling untamed landscapes will captivate your imagination, and make you fall in love with the great outdoors all over again. If you are searching for the perfect place to take an autumn or winter getaway, then look no further than Iceland. The fall and winter are traditionally the least popular times to visit...
There are certain do's and dont's to follow when camping in Iceland
Camping in Iceland is an unforgettable experience. Nowhere else in the world can you find so much natural beauty condensed into such a small area. Whether you are a seasoned outdoorsman or a greenhorn novice, there are some important aspects to camping in Iceland that you should be aware of. Do not fear; these are simply Iceland-specific reminders and...
Learn some basic Icelandic phrases before your trip to Iceland
Icelandic is hard. No really, I am not lying. Icelandic is consistently ranked as one of the most challenging languages to learn, in part, due to its irregular verb tenses, difficult pronunciation, and its archaic foundation set in Old Norse. Fun Fact: Icelandic today is not that much different than traditional Old Norse. Meaning, if you were fluent in...
Ultimate backpack buying guide for camping in Iceland
Trying to find the perfect backpack can make you feel like you're stuck pushing a boulder up a hill for eternity. I have struggled with this for years. My current backpack collection is slightly shameful and embarrassing due to the sheer size. Buying backpacks is arguably my greatest vice. Daypacks for urban environments, packs of varying sizes for camping,...

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