Iceland

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 Gloves for Iceland in Winter or Summer

Visit South Iceland: Beyond the Golden Circle

Iceland is undeniably a unique destination. The sites and attractions of this small country are absolutely spectacular however the climate can be unforgivable which means you need to be prepared. After all, there is nothing worse than having your trip to Iceland ruined because you didn’t pack the right gear. One of the main things that travellers often overlook is ensuring that they have the best gloves for Iceland travel … 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 and Jokusarlon. This is one of the most quintessential Iceland itineraries for a first-time visitor, however, unless you have rented a camper van and have somewhere to sleep for the night, there are limited accommodation options … Read More

How Much Will an Iceland Trip Cost in 2020?

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 as one of the most expensive countries on the planet. I know this because 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, … Read More

11 Essential Iceland Car Rental Tips

Iceland Car Rental Tips

In order to experience the best of Iceland, you simply need to get around by car. While you can certainly see the popular sites of Iceland by taking day trips from Reykjavik, you would undoubtedly miss out on seeing a lot of off the beaten path spots as well as simply having the flexibility to enjoy Iceland at a leisurely pace. Unless you plan on hitchhiking around, you’ll most likely … Read More

The Best Hiking Boots for Iceland

Iceland is a destination that has been growing and growing in popularity with each passing year. Enchanting photos of its spectacular landscapes fill our Instagram feeds and more and more people are taking advantage of extended layovers in order to experience this beautiful country for themselves. Iceland, however, is also a land of inclement weather and the landscape is mostly rugged and rural so it is likely that you will be … Read More

10 Best Stops on the Reykjavik to Vik to Jokulsarlon Drive

Visit South Iceland: Beyond the Golden Circle

One of the main reasons behind Iceland’s surge in popularity in recent years has been the increasing number of visitors using Iceland as a short layover when they cross the Atlantic. A common three day stop involving Reykjavik, the Blue Lagoon & touring the Golden Circle means that many travellers in Iceland miss out on some other fantastic South Iceland attractions that are located on the Reykjavik to Vik to Jokulsarlon … Read More

What To Pack & What To Wear In Iceland

Visit South Iceland: Beyond the Golden Circle

It can be difficult to figure out what to wear in Iceland and piecing the perfect Iceland packing list can be an especially daunting task. Iceland has extreme weather conditions and even though it might be bright and sunny one minute, the next minute could bring an apocalyptic snowstorm with winds strong enough to transport you to Oz. It is very common to experience every season within the span of a … Read More