Iceland's flag is one of the more beautiful one's and it has a fascinating history

Symbolism, History, and Meaning Behind Iceland’s Flag

A flag is the very identity of a country. By using a combination of colors and symbolism, a nation can convey its cultural values, stories, and histories. At its core, a flag is the...
Couples getting a massage at Iceland's Blue Lagoon Spa

A Day at Iceland’s Blue Lagoon Retreat Spa

Even if you haven’t heard of the Blue Lagoon, you have definitely seen images of it. Photos of Icelandic geothermal spa with cloudy turquoise waters giving off misty waves of white steam are Instagram...
Lights illuminate Hlemmur Food Hall, a destination for foodies in Reykjavik

Must Eats for Foodies in Reykjavik: Hlemmur Food Hall

In recent years, Reykjavik has undergone a significant culinary transformation. This change is undoubtedly a reaction to the tourism boom. Innovative chefs and restauranteurs are changing the city’s gastronomic landscape every day. So, this...
What are Reykjavik's best coffee shops and cafés?

Reykjavik’s Four Best Coffee Shops & Cafés: Get Warm and Toasty

I feel like we owe a collective debt to coffee. I know coffee isn’t everyone's cup of tea, but for my fellow coffee addicts out there, we live for it. Don’t get me wrong;...
Beloved Icelandic actor and LazyTown star Stefan Karl Stefansson passed away recently

In Memoriam: Stefán Karl Stefánsson Icelandic Actor and Musician

This week, Iceland lost one of its greatest and most well-known actors: Stefán Karl Stefánsson. If you don’t have children or don’t follow memes, you may have only heard his name in passing. However,...
Shopping in Reyjavik: Iceland's capital has some really cool fashion boutiques

Icelandic Fashion: Reykjavik’s Best Fashion Boutiques

Boutique prices aren’t for the faint of heart. But can you really put a price on fashion? Reykjavik has grown significantly over recent years, and it shows in the continued success of our more...
Akureyri has some great microbreweries and craft beer

Best Microbreweries and Craft Beer in Akureyri

Just 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle lies the fishing town of Akureyri. Reykjavik may receive the lion’s share of national acclaim, but Akureyri is nothing to overlook. The city has a lot...
Three of the best car rental options in Iceland

Best Car Rental Companies and Options in Iceland

Iceland is a tourist hot spot. This is due in part to the naturally occurring beauty that can be found in our vistas and landscapes. The other significant determining factor is how accessible everything...
Must have items for your hiking trip in Iceland

What to Pack for Hiking in Iceland During the Fall

Iceland is beautiful in many extraordinary ways, but where it really stands apart from other tourist destinations is how easy it is to enjoy the great outdoors. Hopping in a car and exploring a...
Reykjavik Culture Night ends in fireworks

Iceland’s Premier Cultural Festival: Reykjavik Culture Night

Saturday throughout the whole day, and into the night, Iceland's capital city is going to come alive when this year’s Reykjavik Culture Night officially kicks off. If you are from here, you know it's...