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Icelandic woman shocked at bad tourist behavior

Tourism in Iceland: Horror Stories and How You Can Be Different

Iceland has experienced a tourism boom that it was not entirely prepared for. As a result, many tourists come here and behave in ways that are at best, not entirely respectful, and at worst,...
Beautiful Icelandic landscape in winter at dusk

How Dark is Iceland in the Winter?

Iceland is a land of stark contrasts and great extremes. It’s known as the Land of Fire and Ice due to the rich diversity of its landscapes. Thanks to its northern latitude, there is...
Sheep walking on the Ring Road in North Iceland

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: North Iceland

We’re winding up our trip around Iceland’s Ring Road. We started off in Reykjavik and nearby attractions, made our way down and traveled across the South Coast and then headed up north towards the...
Icelandic Godafoss waterfall at sunset

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: The Diamond Circle

For travelers driving around Iceland’s Ring Road, one of the must-see destinations is the Diamond Circle route. The circuit is made up of about a dozen natural wonders all concentrated close to Route 1...
Vestrahorn mountain in Iceland in November autumn

Iceland’s November Weather: Temperatures, Rainfall, and Sunshine

Are you planning a trip to Iceland? If so, you’re probably wondering the best time of year to go. More and more travelers have been coming during the fall and winter months. From October...
Dyrholaey in South Iceland on the Ring Road

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: The South Coast

After the capital city of Reykjavik, Iceland’s South Coast is probably the most visited part of the country. The natural wonders found along this volcanic stretch of land are varied and numerous. From the...
Iceland's Ring Road main stops with mountains in the background

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: Reykjavik and Environs

Iceland’s Ring Road is the fastest, easiest way to travel around the small, Nordic island. It’s almost as if the country was made for taking a road trip via car, campervan, or motorhome. So...
Vector illustration of Winter clothing items for Iceland trip

Winter Clothing: What to Wear in Iceland

Winter is becoming one of the most popular times to visit Iceland. Now that the overall boom in tourism is in full swing, more people than ever before are thinking about visiting the small...
Mount Kirkjufell and Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall are star attractions in Iceland's Snaefellsnes peninsula

A Self-Drive Tour of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula – Day Two

You’ve completed the first day of your 2-day itinerary exploring the Snaefellsnes peninsula in West Iceland. Now it’s time to begin day two! We’ll be visiting some of the peninsula’s more well-known sights, such...
The Snaefellsnes peninsula is perfect for a 2-day itinerary or Reykjavik day trip

A 2-Day Self-Drive Itinerary of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula

The beautiful Snaefellsnes peninsula in West Iceland is one of Reykjavik's most popular day trips. This is for a good reason. The large concentration of many different, typically Icelandic natural attractions in one area...