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Sunset view from the back of Reykjavik's iconic Hallgrímskirkja

Reykjavik Sightseeing: Hallgrímskirkja Lutheran Church

One of Reykjavik's most iconic structures is the Hallgrímskirkja Lutheran parish church. Sitting atop a hill at the end of Skolavordustigur street in downtown Reykjavik, this holy place has come to symbolize not only...
Driving in Iceland during slightly windy, icy weather

How Windy Does It Really Get In Iceland?

One of the things that surprise first-time travelers to Iceland is how windy it can be. If you haven't read any of the travel boards or talked to someone who has visited, the Nordic...
Beautiful sunset in Vik, Southern Iceland

Should I Drive Iceland’s South Coast or the Golden Circle?

In recent years, Iceland has emerged as a must-do on travelers bucket list with a vengeance. Some aren’t even sure why they desire to go there with such a feverish passion. All they know...
The Dimmuborgir lava fields feature strange and unusual lava rock formations

The Diamond Circle: Highlights of a Land Shaped by Fire

Volcanoes have shaped much of Iceland’s history and identity. They’ve also literally shaped the country’s landscapes, from the black sand beaches of Vik to the basalt columns of Svartifoss. Part of Iceland's Diamond Circle...
Lake Mývatn and Jarðböðin Nature Baths are popular in this zone

The Diamond Circle: Lake Mývatn and Jarðböðin Nature Baths

One of the most popular activities to do while visiting Northeast Iceland is to spend some time in the Lake Mývatn area. The zone is considered part of the Diamond Circle route, and there...
Whale breaching in Husavik, Iceland's Diamond Circle

First Stop on the Diamond Circle: Things to Do in Húsavík

The Diamond Circle route is considered to be the jewel of northeast Iceland. This 162 mi (260 km) circuit is jam-packed with natural attractions, some of the country's most famous and stunning waterfalls, and...
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Seljalandsfoss: Iceland’s Most Beautiful Waterfall

Even if you don't realize it, you've undoubtedly seen pictures of Iceland's breathtaking Seljalandsfoss waterfall. It's the one with the cascade peeking out from the right-hand corner of the frame with a graceful, reddish-orangey...
Hello October graphic for weather in Iceland

October Weather in Iceland – What to Expect

October is one of the best times of the year to go to Iceland. You'll find lower prices on everything from accommodation to restaurants. The throngs of tourists traipsing around the island in the...
Sun's rays bursting through winter clouds on Iceland road trip

The Trip of a Lifetime: An Iceland Road Trip

Let's be real: who doesn't love a good road trip? There's the freedom of hitting the open road with your close friends or beloved family. The uncontrollable laughter of whatever crazy jokes you guys...
The 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull volcano disrupted European airspace for almost a week

Eyjafjallajökull, Katla, and Iceland’s Volcanic Eruptions

As you may have read, Iceland is known as the land of Fire and Ice. And no, this isn't just some clever marketing ploy that sprang from the popularity of Game of Thrones, we...