Category: Camping

July 17, 2024 Grocery Stores in Iceland: Where to Shop on Your Camping Trip

For many campers, upon arriving in Iceland, a grocery store is the first stop after picking up their Happy Camper. Campervan travel in Iceland allows for ultimate flexibility and allows you to cook your meals on the road. All campers have a small kitchen setup with a fridge, sink, gas stove, pans, pots, plates, and […]

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July 5, 2024 Snaefellsnes Peninsula: Where to Camp and What to See?

Snaefellsnes peninsula is one of the most popular detours from the Ring Road. There is a good reason why—it is full of natural wonders and is often referred to as a mini-Iceland. From the majestic Snaefellsjökull Glacier to the mystical Kirkjufell Mountain, every twist and turn uncovers another jaw-dropping attraction. So, with all-year-open campsites and […]

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September 12, 2023 5 Reasons to Visit Iceland In the Fall

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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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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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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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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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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