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August 8, 2022

Meradalir Volcano: Everything You Need to Know

Another eruption in Reykjanes peninsula – volcanic fissures opened up in Meradalir valley on 3rd August. Thousands of travelers swarmed the area within the next few hours to see the eruption up close. And many happy campers contacted us with two main questions: is it safe to visit Iceland right now, and can we visit […]

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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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August 9, 2021 5 Reasons to visit Iceland this Autumn

Don’t be sad that the summer is almost over and you didn’t get a chance to take a selfie in the sea of purple lupines. Yes, Iceland in the summer is beautiful – lush green valleys, purple lupines, clear waters, and never-ending days. In fact, the best season to visit Iceland might be ahead of […]

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August 4, 2021 Floating Hot Pots in East Iceland: Soaking in Vök Baths

There are pools and hot pots all over Iceland. Thanks to all the geothermal energy resting under our feet and creating natural hot rivers and hot pots to relax. I can not imagine a better way to relax after a long day of hiking and exploring beautiful Icelandic nature. Vök Baths are definitely one of […]

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July 28, 2021 Commerce Day in Iceland: Unofficial Camping Holiday

The first Monday of August is a public holiday here in Iceland, known as Commerce Day (a.k.a Tradesmen’s Day or Merchant’s Holiday). In Icelandic, it is called Fridagur verslunarmanna. Icelanders get really excited about this holiday. Since it always falls on Monday, it means you get a long weekend off, and it is not unusual […]

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July 21, 2021 Iceland is Open: Border Restrictions Lifted from July 1st (updated)

19th JULY UPDATE:Starting 27th July, vaccinated travelers will need to present a negative COVID-19 test result when arriving in Iceland. Both PCR test certificates and rapid test certificates will be accepted. Tests must be less than 72 hours old. The rules for non-vaccinated travelers will remain unchanged. For more details please check the official government […]

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July 14, 2021 Welcome to Happy Campsite Keflavik

We are very excited to finally open and invite you to the Happy Campsite Keflavik. We’ve been working on this project for a very long and now we are ready to welcome the first guests. The campsite is located only 6 min from the KEF Internation Airport next to Happy Campers Headquarters. Even though it […]

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July 8, 2021 Souvenirs from Iceland: How to Find Authentic Items

You will have the best road trip of your life in Iceland, and you will make some great memories, we can assure you. Naturally, you probably will want to bring something home with you. Of course, the most valuable souvenir from your trip to Iceland will be your memories and experience, but there’s nothing wrong […]

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June 18, 2021 Myvatn Area: 8 Places to Visit on Your Camping Trip

When I wrote about the Diamond Circle in the North of Iceland, I mentioned that there are so many things to see in the Myvatn area that it needs a separate blog post… and here it is. 10,000 years ago, the area was under an ice cap. Time and a handful of cycles of fierce […]

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