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How to Prepare For Your Iceland Glacier Hike

Man hiking on an Iceland glacier close to the crevice
Iceland is no longer an “unknown destination” for many. The tourism industry has slowly developed and thrust Iceland into the spotlight. The number of visitors is increasing every year, and most of them are attracted by Iceland’s raw nature. A whole world of possibilities is available for all kind of visitors. Probably one of the most extraordinary experiences one...

Seljalandsfoss – Iceland’s Most Beautiful and Captivating Waterfall

Iceland's most beautiful waterfall is Seljalandsfoss
I know we write a lot about waterfalls. From an outsider’s point of view, it may be hard to understand why. Once you set foot in Iceland, you’ll get it. Iceland’s nickname is the Land of Fire and Ice, but I would add water as well. You will find the most unbelievable waterfalls, watercourses, and streams running through the...

South Iceland Spotlight: Skógafoss Waterfall

Be sure to include Skógafoss waterfall on your South Iceland itinerary
When traveling along the South Coast on Iceland’s Ring Road, there’s quite a bit to see. The stretch of Road between Reykjavik and Vik is particularly interesting. Not only are you close to the sea, but several must-see detours are located here. Between Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Skógafoss waterfall, and the plane crash site at Solheimasandur black sand beach, you’ve got...

WOW Citybikes: Reykjavik on Two Wheels

WOW citybikes has signature purple bikes to rent all around Reykjavik
Looking for a quick, cheap, easy, environmentally-friendly way to get around Reykjavik? Then look no further than WOW citybikes. For less than the price of a bus ticket, you can rent one of the airline company’s signature purple bikes for up to thirty minutes. With eight bike stations in the city, it’s easy to rent, ride, and return your...

The Haunting DC-3 Plane Wreck at Sólheimasandur Beach

Iceland's iconic Sólheimasandur beach plane crash site
Along the windswept volcanic coasts of South Iceland's Sólheimasandur beach lay the remains of the Douglas DC-3 plane wreck. The white fuselage of the abandoned military aircraft rests in stark contrast against the black sand beaches and surrounding landscape. It’s a haunting sight and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Iceland. It’s actually quite easy...

Whale Watching in Iceland – Gentle Beasts in Arctic Waters

Whale tail in Arctic waters in Iceland
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 water? Is that a tail over there to your right? Whale watching in Iceland as one of the coolest, most fun activities you can do...

The Trip of a Lifetime: An Iceland Road Trip

Sun's rays bursting through winter clouds on Iceland road trip
Let's be real: who doesn't love a good road trip? There's the freedom of hitting the open road with your close friends or beloved family. The uncontrollable laughter of whatever crazy jokes you guys come up with. Singing at the top of your lungs to your favorite car songs. Bonding over games and stories and creating unforgettable memories. Add...

The Beast: Iceland’s Powerful Dettifoss Waterfall

Man dwarfed by the sheer size of Iceland's Dettifoss waterfall, also known as the Beast
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 tiny and insignificant we truly are. Those looking for a transcendental experience frequently come here to be awed by all that Mother Nature has to...

Must See Attractions in Vatnajökull National Park – Part One

The glacier at Iceland's Vatnajökull National Park
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 to see the unbridled and stunning landscapes that we are famous for. One area of Iceland where you can see a great mix of different...

Iceland’s Premier Cultural Festival: Reykjavik Culture Night

Reykjavik Culture Night ends in fireworks
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 going to be a blast. But if you happen to be in the city for your first time this weekend, you are in for a...

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