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Whale tail in Arctic waters in Iceland

Whale Watching in Iceland – Gentle Beasts in Arctic Waters

The whale watching pursuit has begun. You're out on a boat in the middle of Húsavík’s Skjálfandi Bay and your eyes are peeled. When will the gentle beast poke its head out of the...
A couple enjoying breakfast during their Iceland campervan road trip

Top 4 Reasons to Do an Iceland Campervan Road Trip

Let's just get right to it. There are certain things that should be on everyone's bucket list. If a campervan road trip through Iceland isn't on yours, get that list out right now and...
Iceland's famous Westfjords

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: West Iceland and the Westfjords

West Iceland is a region that quite frankly doesn’t get as much love as the rest of the country. It’s not nearly as famous as the South. It also doesn’t have the dozens of...
Halldórskaffi is one of Vik's best restaurants with this salmon salad and Arctic char

Where to Eat in Vik: Best Restaurants and Dining Options

Apart from Reykjavik, the small coastal village of Vík on Iceland’s South Coast is probably one of the most visited towns in the country. It’s a popular stop located right on the Ring Road...
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 and Akureyri

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...