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April 28, 2022

Visiting Vik – the Great Stopover in South Iceland 

Most Happy Campers stop at least for a brief time in Vik i Myrdal (or just Vik). A village in South Iceland is a popular rest stop before driving further or turning back (if your trip is short and you only have time to explore the South coast). It might look small but do not […]

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March 22, 2022 Icelandic Candy 101

Iceland is known for many things like their sometimes rebellious Eyjafjallajökull volcano, endless sunlight in summer and darkness in winter, and the gorgeous landscapes making for an incredible camping experience. But you may not know that Iceland is a country of serious candy addicts, and for a good reason. Eating “nammi,” or candy, by the fist […]

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February 25, 2022 Iceland Welcomes Everybody: No More Restrictions From 25 February

Starting 25th February, the Icelandic government lifts all remaining Covid-19 restrictions domestically and on the border. Travelers no longer need to quarantine, present proof of vaccination or negative test certifications upon arrival. Arriving to Iceland All COVID-19 measures at the Icelandic border have now ended. Therefore, no COVID-19 prevention measures will be in place at […]

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January 20, 2022 Places To Visit In Iceland In 2022 According to the Locals

Iceland is a beautiful place to travel, and there are so many places where you can visit. If you plan a trip to Iceland, you may wonder which sites you should go to. In this blog post, I will tell you about the most popular destinations among local Icelanders. Consider including them in your itinerary when […]

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December 3, 2021 5 Things You Must Do on Your Holiday Trip to Iceland

Christmas is a magical time in Iceland. Often the volcanic island is covered under a blanket of snow, and it looks like a true winter wonderland. The Christmas mood in Iceland can be felt all throughout December. More and more travelers have come to Iceland for the Holidays in recent years. And why wouldn’t you – Iceland has unique Christmas traditions, making […]

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October 29, 2021 Driving in Iceland: Parking Fees and Road Tolls

The vast majority of destinations in Iceland offer free parking, and you can drive without worrying about paying any parking fees or road tolls. However, there are some places where the fee is mandatory, and sometimes travelers forget to look around to see if they parked in a paid parking spot. Generally, you can expect to pay in such […]

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October 11, 2021 Iceland in Winter: How Dark and How Cold Does It Get?

Visiting Iceland in winter is an adventure on its own. Northern lights, snowy mountains, and waterfalls covered with icicled – a true winter wonderland. There is plenty to see and do, and generally, it is a lot cheaper to travel to Iceland outside the summer months. So, where is the catch, you might ask? Well, […]

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September 16, 2021 Réttir – The Annual Sheep Round-Up

Every September brings Réttir, the Annual Sheep Round-up. This is one of the oldest Icelandic traditions and one of the most important dates in the Icelandic calendar. Réttir takes place every year, starting 1st September until roughly the first week of October. In recent years, it also became a unique activity that some travelers come […]

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September 3, 2021 What is the best season for a trip to Iceland?

Did I pick the right season to travel to Iceland? Some people believe that visiting Iceland is only possible in summer. They also think we spend the winters buried under 10 meters of snow, waiting for the spring (and the tourists) to come back. The truth is, there is no bad season for a trip […]

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August 20, 2021 Ring Road 2 – Ultimate Guide through the Westfjords

We all know the Ring Road, but have you heard of Ring Road 2 in Westfjords? I know, not the most original name, but I can assure you it is one of the most breathtaking roads you can drive through.  It circles around the Westfjords – a sparsely populated part of Iceland, full of untouched nature. […]

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