Stack of debit and credit cards in Iceland

Debit and Credit Cards in Iceland

When planning your Iceland trip, the logistics of how to pay for things will be a big concern. In Iceland are credit cards accepted? What about debit cards or cash? Can I do car...
Iceland Airwaves Festival 2019

The Iceland Airwaves Music Festival

Reykjavik is considered to be a pretty trendy place. From record stores and art museums to cool bars, lots of travelers enjoy making their way around this hip capital city. Every year the sounds both...
Iceland in beer foam. Why was it banned?

Why Was Beer Banned in Iceland?

Did you know that once upon a time beer was banned in Iceland? This small Nordic country in the North Atlantic had its own version of Prohibition. Except this one lasted until 1989. So...
What are the best road trip cars for Iceland?

What Are Iceland’s Best Road Trip Cars?

You’ve decided that Iceland travel is next up on your bucket list. As you begin planning the logistics, an interesting query pops up. What are the best road trip cars for Iceland, and how...
Eldhraun Lava Field in South Iceland

Eldhraun Lava Fields – A Hidden Gem in South Iceland

What happens when a volcano erupts? Fire, ash, and smoke spew into the air. The scorching magma that had been churning beneath the earth’s crust surfaces in the form of lava. That liquid fire...
Iceland family vacation with little boy enjoying black sand beaches of Vik

Your Iceland Family Vacation: 5 Things to Do

If you’re looking for some unique ideas for an unforgettable family vacation, a trip to Iceland could be just what you’re looking for. An Iceland family vacation is a great idea for both younger...
Thingvellir is a popular national park in Iceland

Iceland’s National Parks: Mother Nature in All Her Glory

People coming to visit Iceland for the first time usually have one thing on their mind: enjoying the country’s spectacular natural beauty. We are blessed with an abundance of Mother Nature’s creations. And part...
Iceland's weather in May: Mountains and icebergs

Iceland’s Weather in May: Temperatures and More

When planning your trip to Iceland, there are certain things to know. In addition to which activities and things to do that you want to include on your itinerary, there’s a bigger question to...
Svartifoss black waterfall in Iceland

Svartifoss: The Black Waterfall in Iceland

Of the many splendors that Iceland has to offer, the country’s cascades are probably one of the most prominent. With over 10,000 dramatic drops and chutes to choose from, where to begin? While a...
Certain Icelandic words have no translation

Icelandic Words With No Translation

We’re pretty used to hearing that language is just another means of communication. It has to be effective and tends to evolve so that fewer words encompass more concepts. When we learn a foreign...