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

Videy island at sunset
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 Iceland's capital there's a beautiful little island filled with more cool things to see and do? Viðey island off the coast of Reykjavik has some...

The Iceland Airwaves Music Festival

Iceland Airwaves Festival 2019
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 Icelandic and international music fill the streets of Reykjavik with the Iceland Airwaves Festival. With this being the 21st edition of the music showcase and...

Luxury Travel Itinerary in Iceland – Best Destinations and Places to Stay

Luxury travel in Iceland at its best: The Northern Lights over the Blue Lagoon
Are you looking for an unforgettable yet comfortable vacation in Iceland? Maybe adventure travel isn’t exactly your scene. What you’re actually looking for is experiencing the wildness and uniqueness of Iceland’s nature without giving up on any comforts. Don’t worry, we’re ready for all kinds of visitors, including those interested in luxury travel in Iceland. As a country with...

Reykjavik Sightseeing: Hallgrímskirkja Lutheran Church

Sunset view from the back of Reykjavik's iconic Hallgrímskirkja
One of Reykjavik's most iconic structures is the Hallgrímskirkja Lutheran parish church. Sitting atop a hill at the end of Skolavordustigur street in downtown Reykjavik, this holy place has come to symbolize not only Iceland's capital but the country itself. Standing proudly at 74.5 meters (240 feet), it is the tallest church in Iceland and one of the country’s...

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...

Best Activities and Things to Do in Reykjavik

Visiting the Sun Voyager statue is a popular activity in Reykjavik
You’ve finally gotten your bags from baggage claim, you have trekked from Keflavík airport, you’ve checked into your accommodations in Reykjavik. So now what? First-timers to Reykjavik will likely want to go out and explore the city, taste our food, or experience our culture. But, where should you go? What do you do? How many hot dogs are considered...

Reykjavik Nightlife – Tips for Going Out

Best tips for Reykjavik nightlife
It can be tough going out for a night on the town when you are traveling. Nothing is worse than going out with high expectations of obtaining the local experience, only to find yourself in a tourist trap with overpriced drinks. Going out in Iceland is no exception, it can be tough. But, if you are in Reykjavik, are...

Explore Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park’s Lesser-Known Gems

Vatnajökull National Park and Skaftafell glacier
It is ironic that one of Europe's smallest countries is home to its largest national parks. Vatnajökull park, for me, is an excellent representation of Iceland itself. It is diverse and full of beautiful and contrasting landscapes. Initially, the surrounding areas were two separate parks, (with the Vatnajökull glacier being its own entity), but in 2008, it brought the...

Cycling in Iceland: Best Route Options while Cycling around Iceland

Cycling in Iceland
Spring is already around the corner and it's one of the best times to visit Iceland. I do believe that as the temperature tends to get milder our desire to go out and enjoy the outdoors grows exponentially. There are many activities one can do in Iceland during the winter. But now I will introduce you to a fantastic...

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