Category: Budgeting

September 25, 2023 5 Delicious Gluten-Free Restaurants in Iceland

One of the first things I consider while traveling abroad is food. Having many dietary restrictions has made certain countries difficult to travel to, Yet other countries can have a multitude of options. Eating gluten-free in Iceland had a couple of challenges, but nothing that should deter someone from visiting! Thankfully, gluten-free options ARE increasing […]

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April 5, 2023 Do You Need a Camping Card in Iceland?

If you’re planning a trip to Iceland, you may have heard that you need a camping card to be able to stay in campsites around the island. That is not exactly true. While you can purchase a camping card in Iceland, it’s not a requirement. So, do you need a camping card in Iceland? No. […]

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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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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 11, 2021 What Are the Best Meals to Prepare in a Campervan?

Eating out in Iceland can be very expensive, and one of the coolest things about traveling in a Happy Camper is that it comes with a mini-fridge and a portable stove – everything you need to cook a nice dinner. Consequently, cooking in a campervan is a great way to save money because even the cheap food […]

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May 12, 2021 5 Tips on How to Save on Gas in Iceland

One of the most common adjectives used to describe Iceland is… expensive. Iceland is one of the most expensive countries. Gas is no exception. The average fuel price is 224 ISK ($1.81) per liter. Meanwhile, the famous Ring Road is 1333 km (828 miles), and that’s if you do not take any detours (but you […]

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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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October 2, 2019 Best Free and Cheap Campsites in Iceland

Walk through the heart of Reykjavik, and you’re bound to hear a tourist complaining about the high price tag that comes with staying in the city. Not up for a $60 hostel stay with bunk beds full of strangers? Trying to catch your breath over a no-frills $250 hotel room? I feel you. But there […]

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May 27, 2017 10 Free Things to Do & See in Reykjavík

It doesn’t matter if you’re a new traveler to Iceland or a seasoned veteran in this incredible country. The world’s northernmost capital, Reykjavík, is the perfect place to start or end your adventure in the North Atlantic. Although it’s easy to spend a pretty penny shopping, dining, and sightseeing in this charming destination, there are […]

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