Category: Driving

April 25, 2018 The Iceland Dream

When you think about Iceland you always “know” that it’s “somewhere far away” and “hard to get” and “always cold” and “super windy”. The last is true, by the way, but not always 🙂 For us everything started with the dream. One evening sitting in the pub I asked my friend about his wildest dream […]

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March 15, 2018 In Between Seasons in West Iceland

When you think of Iceland, the first thing that may come to mind is driving along an isolated road, cascading mountains on one side, epic coastlines on the other. And that’s exactly what it was for us. While the most popular seasons to travel throughout Iceland may be an ice-covered winter surrounded by the northern […]

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November 27, 2017 An Adventure in South Iceland Any Time of the Year

It’s common to receive a lot of questions from customers asking if it’s possible to see this attraction or that attraction depending on the time of year. And yes, there are plenty of destinations around Iceland Happy Campers doesn’t recommend visiting nor are they open over the winter- and sometimes summer. But there are also […]

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August 25, 2017 Rules of the Road in Iceland

We at Happy Campers wish you a fun and exciting adventure around Iceland, wherever the road may take you! At the same time, we also want you to get from point A to point B in a safe and efficient manner, which is why I prepared a list of Iceland’s rules of the road. Some […]

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July 16, 2017 Game of Thrones: Journey Around the Ring Road

Ever wondered what it would be like to visit the fantasy world of Game of Thrones? No way, me too! To celebrate the premiere of the final season- sad face!- I’ve compiled a list of the most popular location sets highlighted in Game of Thrones over the series. As a GOT fan, I was thrilled […]

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July 5, 2017 Happy Campers Road Trip Highlights In North Iceland

I came, I saw, I conquered North Iceland with a Happy Camper…Finally! One of my oldest friends, Sarah, visited me for the first time since moving to Iceland and it was the perfect moment to plan a trip to the North. It’s somewhere I’ve been dreaming of travelling to since I moved to Reykjavík, so […]

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April 4, 2017 Golden Circle Itinerary

You’re not a regular tourist. You don’t want a posh penthouse Airbnb in the 101. Being out in nature sounds a lot more interesting. You don’t want a coach bus to cart you around Iceland with the rest of the tourists, you’d prefer the freedom of stopping and going wherever and whenever you please. You, […]

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January 5, 2017 Winter Road Trip in Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Another weekend, another road trip adventure. This time, Kristie, my wife, and I are exploring Snæfellsnes peninsula. Snæfellsnes is one of my favorite parts of Iceland and it makes for a perfect weekend destination, as it is only about 90 minutes outside of Reykjavik. We load up our Happy Campers van with food, camera stuff, […]

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November 23, 2016 Exploring Reykjanes Peninsula

Reykjanes Peninsula (Reykjanesskagi) holds some of Iceland’s best kept secrets and everything is within a 30 minute drive from the airport. Yet, many people either don’t know about what this area has to offer or choose to ignore it. It’s like people get so excited about leaving Keflavik Airport and head to Reykjavik, that they […]

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