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Harpa Concert Hall lit up at night during 24 hours in Reykjavik

24 Hours in Reykjavik: How to Spend Your Evening

So you're on a layover in Reykjavik, and you only have 24 hours in Iceland. What's the best way to spend your time during your stopover? There's a lot to cram into your day...
People walking in downtown Reykjavik during a 24-hour layover

24 Hours in Reykjavik: How to Spend Your Afternoon

Let's continue our adventure-packed 24 hours in Reykjavik. In part one, we started off the morning with breakfast at one of Reykjavik's best bakeries and continued on with some sightseeing and outdoor activities. Now...
Reykjavik with water and mountains in the distance during 24-hour stopover

24 Hours in Reykjavik: How to Spend Your Morning

Making a quick stop in Iceland's capital? There's a lot to see and do in Reykjavik; if you only got one day there, you definitely need to make the most of it. Among the...
Driver behind the wheel of Iceland car or motorhome rental

Car Rental, Campervan or Motorhome: What’s the Best Way to Travel in Iceland?

Taking a road trip around Iceland’s Ring Road is a must on any savvy traveler’s bucket list. Renting a car and driving around the island to ooh and ahh at all at smoldering volcanoes,...
Man and boy with moustaches in Icelandic colors with funny and useful phrases

Funny Yet Useful Phrases in Icelandic

Icelandic is a language with a proud linguistic heritage. We descended from the Vikings, as did our beloved mother tongue. While every traveler needs to know basic phrases like “Hello”, “How are you”, and...
Man dwarfed by the sheer size of Iceland's Dettifoss waterfall, also known as the Beast

The Beast: Iceland’s Powerful Dettifoss Waterfall

One of the things that strike visitors most about Iceland is the wide variety of its landscapes and its stunning natural beauty. The destructive power of its ancient volcanoes reminds us of just how...
Fall leaves are a beautiful part of Iceland's weather in September

September Weather in Iceland: A Full Overview

September is a transitional month for Iceland. With each passing day, we say goodbye to the warm weather, and hello to sweater weather. I think September and the fall are a great time to...
Map of Scandinavia with Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Is Iceland Scandinavian?

Is Iceland a part of Scandinavia?

Iceland is often referred to as a part of Scandinavia. Is this true? Well, opinion often varies, even among Scandinavian people! Evidence suggests there is one right answer. Many don’t realize some people make...
The glacier at Iceland's Vatnajökull National Park

Must See Attractions in Vatnajökull National Park – Part One

I think its safe to assume that Iceland’s naturally occurring attractions are well known. Travelers don’t exactly come here for the weather. Curious adventurers put up with our infamously unstable weather for a chance...
Baker preparing bread in one of Reykjavik's best bakeries

Iceland for Foodies: Best Bakeries in Reykjavik

Visiting an Icelandic bakery is a must on your trip to Reykjavik. When you stroll down the streets of our charming capital, smells of freshly baked bread waft through the air. A quick walk...