Category: Itineraries

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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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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June 4, 2021 Road Trip of Firsts – A 4-Day Adventure

I’ve never traveled by campervan, but I’ve always wanted to.  I’m a terrible camper, my last attempt sleeping in a tent ended in me doing some sort of uncoordinated barrel roll to get out.  I declared myself a hotel or nothing kind of girl after that.  For my birthday this year, I decided to finally […]

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May 6, 2021 The Diamond Circle

You probably heard of The Golden Circle. It is the most traveled route in Iceland and often the very first one most people take upon arrival. However, if you are driving up North, get off of the Ring Road for a bit and explore the Diamond Circle. The Diamond Circle is a 250 km route […]

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September 1, 2020 Self drive into the Hidden Iceland

When Happy Campers asked me to write a piece on going off the beaten path in Iceland I jumped at the chance. After all, it’s Hidden Iceland‘s bread and butter. We thrive in the lesser known spots. So being able to add an extra level of flexibility i.e. travelling in a Happy Camper campervan, made it […]

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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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September 20, 2019 Iceland Airwaves and the Open Road

If you’re a music fan searching for just the right time to visit Iceland, now is the time to start planning! Every year in early November, Reykjavik is transformed by the popular music festival Iceland Airwaves. Airwaves has a well researched indie focus. It highlights all of the best bands you haven’t heard of yet. Many […]

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September 10, 2019 Create Your Happy Journey

One of the many perks of joining the Happy family is that you will get a detailed map of your entire route during and after your journey. Sounds pretty cool, right? In this post, I’ll briefly go over how it works and why we’re pretty excited about being the only company in Iceland that offers […]

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August 29, 2018 4 Campers, 4 Nights, endless summer days

Thinking of an Iceland stopover? If you’re heading to Europe or North America, it’s the perfect way to get a taste of Iceland. For our family’s second trip to Iceland (my third), we wanted the freedom to explore South Iceland without a rigid itinerary. With the midnight sun on our side, we had plans to […]

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August 22, 2018 Vesturland Views

My girlfriend, Anya, and I have been together for over 3 years. We just graduated college together in May. We both love to travel; throughout the course of our relationship, some of our best memories have taken place whilst traversing foreign lands. Traveling together during college, we saw cities in France, Germany, and Canada. Not […]

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