Videy island at sunset

Viðey Island: Nature, History, and Art Off Reykjavik’s Shores

When you fly into Reykjavik and head towards the city center, you're no doubt ready for the art, history and culture that await you. But did you know that just beyond the shores of...
Is a visa required for Iceland?

Is a Visa Required For Iceland?

If you’re planning to visit Iceland, it’s possible that you may need to obtain a visa for your trip. The Iceland visa requirements depend on your country of origin and how long you plan...
Reykjavik City Card gets you savings

Is the Reykjavik City Card Worth it?

As the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik has the best of both worlds. It’s big enough to have that cosmopolitan vibe but not so large that you lose that small-town feel. With a lively nightlife...
Iceland currency bills and banknotes

Your Guide to Iceland Currency

When traveling to a foreign country, you’ll be interacting with cash on a daily basis. Everything from clothes, souvenirs, and shopping to purchasing excursions from tour operators to dining out. And while you can...
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...