Nordics

How to Get From Keflavik Airport to Reykjavik or The Blue Lagoon

One of the most worrying things for less experienced travellers arriving in a new country can be figuring out the best way to get from the airport to wherever they’re staying. And while you’re unlikely to encounter many airport scams in Iceland, it can still be incredibly useful to know how to get from Keflavik Airport to Reykjavik before you arrive in the country. Not only can planning this in … Read More

Where to Stay in Vik, Hofn, and near Jokulsarlon, Iceland

Vesturhorn Mountain, located near Hofn

For most travellers visiting Iceland, their next stop after spending a day or two in Reykjavik and exploring the Golden Circle is to drive along the Southern Coast of the Ring Road towards Vik, Jokusarlon and even Hofn. This means many travellers need to determine where to stay in Vik or near Jokulsarlon. This is one of the most quintessential Iceland itineraries for a first-time visitor, however, unless you have … Read More

The Perfect 2 Days in Copenhagen Itinerary

Copenhagen skyline

Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, is a popular city-break destination for those looking to spend a couple of days exploring this lovely and vibrant Scandinavian city. While there are a seemingly infinite amount of things to do in the Danish capital that visitors could easily fill more than a week with activities and day trips, spending 2 days in Copenhagen is an excellent way to get a great feel for … Read More

Is Copenhagen Expensive? A Guide to Prices in Copenhagen

Colourful buildings on Copenhagen's harbour

Is Copenhagen expensive to visit? What are the average prices in Copenhagen? These are questions that countless would-be travellers to the Danish capital ask themselves before planning a trip to this lovely northern European city. With a reputation for being incredibly expensive, many potential visitors plainly assume that there is no real way to save money in the city and that a trip to Copenhagen is one that is bound … Read More

How Much Will an Iceland Trip Cost in 2022?

Iceland is a destination that is on many a traveller’s wish list, but it is often pushed to the back due to the fact that it is well-known that an Iceland trip cost can be incredibly expensive. I had wanted to visit Iceland for years but never saw it as an option due solely to finances. However, after spending a week exploring this beautiful country, we found that it is … Read More

The Best Coat for Iceland in Winter (and Summer!)

Iceland continues to grow as one of Europe’s top travel destinations, especially as the prospect of a prolonged layover on this subarctic island nation gain popularity. Because of its unique climate with little weather variation between the seasons, Iceland is also very much a year-round destination. However, there is no denying that no matter the season, Iceland can be a cold, damp, and windy place. While we have already written … Read More

The Best Hiking Boots for Iceland (Winter or Summer!)

Enchanting photos of Iceland’s spectacular landscapes fill our Instagram feeds as more and more people are taking advantage of extended layovers in order to experience this beautiful country for themselves. However, is also a land of inclement weather and the landscape is mostly rugged and rural so it imperative to find the best hiking boots for Iceland as you will be spending an extended period of time trekking through some wilderness. … Read More

The Best Horseback Riding in Iceland: Tours & What to Expect

Horse Riding in South Iceland

While the mere thought of our trip to Iceland had me starry-eyed and dreamy as I was filled with images of breathtaking sub-arctic scenery, black sand beaches, and cascading waterfalls, there was one thing that I was looking forward to beyond all else, and that was riding an Icelandic horse. I love animals of all kinds and have been riding horses since I was a little girl, so finding the … Read More