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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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July 23, 2020 How To Travel Around Iceland in a Campervan

There’s no hiding it, Iceland, like other Scandinavian countries, is a particularly expensive place to travel. But, much more importantly, it is also one of the most beautiful and naturally diverse countries in the world. With a breadth of glaciers, volcanoes, mountains, waterfalls, and black sand beaches you can be certain there is an adventure […]

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June 16, 2020 3-Day Iceland Itinerary

Iceland may only be 39,769 square-miles and roughly the size of the state of New York, but packs in the outdoor adventure. It’s also the only country where you can hike a glacier, hit the beach, and explore the capital city on the same day. Fortunately, you have three whole days to work through this […]

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May 5, 2020 5 Most Unique Experiences in Iceland While on a Budget

Iceland is an island country with fascinating extremes. Active volcanoes produce geothermal heat while frozen glaciers flow nearby. Summers feature near endless days and winters endless nights. And with such a low population, much of the nation consists of pristine wilderness areas filled with breathtaking waterfalls and other beautiful natural attractions. You can enjoy lots of […]

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April 22, 2020 Top 5 Campsites in the Westfjords

The first thing to do before going on a camping trip around Iceland is to familiarize yourself with campsites you would like to sleep at, look at reviews, see what they offer and if they are generally nice to stay at. Well look no further! I have compiled a list of my 5 favorite campsites […]

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March 23, 2020 Icelandic Camping Laws

Take one look at Iceland’s breathtaking landscape and you get the distinct vibe that this place is pure magic. The sweeping views of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls, and rock cairns are just a few of the reasons why many Icelanders are undecided on if elves and trolls are actually real. You might also wonder whether or […]

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March 23, 2020 Wild Camping in Iceland

Take one look at Iceland’s breathtaking landscape and you get the distinct vibe that this place is pure magic. The sweeping views of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls, and rock cairns are just a few of the reasons why many Icelanders are undecided on if elves and trolls are actually real. You might also wonder whether or […]

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March 16, 2020 COVID-19: 5 reasons renting a camper in Iceland is a good idea

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, we have a Coronavirus pandemic on our hands. Governments are telling people to self-quarantine and public events are being cancelled left and right. I’m not going to lie, it’s a serious situation that should be taken seriously. We discuss more of serious […]

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March 16, 2020 Staying Happy in Iceland during Covid-19 outbreak

UPDATE: Things happen quickly with COVID-19 and the information in this post is now outdated to some degree. We are getting lots of questions from Happy campers these days, mostly about whether it’s safe to travel to Iceland or if people should cancel their bookings. Considering the seriousness of the pandemic, we think it’s a […]

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March 16, 2020 Iceland 101: History and Culture

If you’re planning a trip to Iceland, it’s well worth your time to pack up some cultural knowledge alongside those hiking boots, so you have an introductory idea of what makes this Northern wonderland such an interesting place to visit! Here are a few topics to get you started. And obviously, repeating these morsels of Icelandic […]

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