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Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Kirkjufell Mountain and Kirkjufellsfoss Waterfall at sunset in Snaefellsnes peninsula
We've made our way all around Iceland's Ring Road. Now it's time for one last stop: the Snaefellsnes peninsula. Known as Iceland in miniature, this collection of breathtaking natural attractions has everything from the snow-capped Kirkjufell mountain and icy Snaefellsjökull glacier to the impressive Eldborg volcanic crater and hidden hot spring at Landbrotalaug. It's located about two hours north...

Driving in Iceland: How Much Does Gas Cost?

How much does gas cost in Iceland?
When putting together a budget for your Iceland road trip, there are several things to keep in mind. You need to figure out the cost of hotel and car rental, or campervan and motorhome rental if you decide to go that route. Whichever option you choose, the price of fuel will also take up a large swath of 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...

How Long Does It Take to Drive Around Iceland’s Ring Road?

How long does it take to drive around Iceland's Ring Road?
Anyone planning a road trip in Iceland will quickly discover that the country was made for driving. The Ring Road that encircles the small Nordic island also happens to pass by the majority of its most iconic and well-known attractions. This makes it extremely easy to plan a 5-day, 7-day or 10-day itinerary that encapsulates the country’s most popular...

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: North Iceland and Akureyri

Sheep walking on the Ring Road in North Iceland
We’re winding up our trip around Iceland’s Ring Road. We started off in Reykjavik and nearby attractions, made our way down and traveled across the South Coast and then headed up north towards the Diamond Circle route. Let’s continue our exploration of North Iceland by visiting “Capital of the North” Akureyri, newly-built pagan monument Arctic Henge, Dalvík, home of...

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: The Diamond Circle

Icelandic Godafoss waterfall at sunset
For travelers driving around Iceland’s Ring Road, one of the must-see destinations is the Diamond Circle route. The circuit is made up of about a dozen natural wonders all concentrated close to Route 1 in northeast Iceland. The majority of tourists who come to visit this part of Iceland stay in the area for four to five days. There’s...

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: The South Coast

Dyrholaey in South Iceland on the Ring Road
After the capital city of Reykjavik, Iceland’s South Coast is probably the most visited part of the country. The natural wonders found along this volcanic stretch of land are varied and numerous. From the cascading waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss to the black sand beaches of Vik and the icy glaciers in Vatnajökull National Park, there is so much to see...

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: Reykjavik and Environs

Iceland's Ring Road main stops with mountains in the background
Iceland’s Ring Road is the fastest, easiest way to travel around the small, Nordic island. It’s almost as if the country was made for taking a road trip via car, campervan, or motorhome. So just how long does it take to drive around Iceland’s Ring Road and what are the main stops? What’s the best route to follow? Where...

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...

Why Iceland is an Instagrammer’s Paradise + Photography Tips

Stunning Instagram photo of Kirkjufell
Black sand beaches, towering volcanic mountains that ominously loom over foggy fields of emerald moss, and crystal blue glacial caves that seem like portals to other worlds. On paper, this sounds like the perfect place to take incredible Instagram photos. Your account would explode with followers, likes, and comments. It isn't hard to see why Iceland is called an...

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