Category: Activities

May 19, 2021 8 Unique Museums to Visit in Iceland

Of course, Iceland’s most famous attraction is its breathtaking nature. However, when you drive through the country, you quickly notice how many unique museums there are! Some are big, some are small, some offer incredible interactive experiences, others can be very peculiar yet informative. What they all have in common is that they offer a […]

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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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December 27, 2019 How to Handle an Icelandic Winter

Telling someone you’re traveling during an Icelandic winter elicits incredulous responses ranging from, “Hold up. Isn’t Iceland dark for six months?” to “Wow, that’s crazy. Guess you’ll need Arctic gear to stay warm, right?”

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December 27, 2019 How to Spend the Winter Holidays in Iceland

How to Spend the Winter Holidays in Iceland If you think Iceland is dark and cold in the winter, you would be correct. It’s very much both, but that doesn’t mean the country isn’t alive with the bright lights, winter festivals, and traditions of the holiday season. The Christmas season in Iceland officially starts on December […]

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November 15, 2019 How, where & when to see puffins in Iceland

HOW The first step to spotting a puffin is knowing what it looks like. And to help you do that I have provided for you a nice picture of the majestic Atlantic puffin. It would be rude of me to assume that you are able to spot all the differences between the puffin and any […]

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October 18, 2019 Winter Festivals in Iceland

If you think a place like Iceland is off-limits in the winter months, I’m about to blow your mind. With a name that invokes visions of wild, uninhabited landscapes covered in thick sheets of impenetrable ice, you’re probably thinking “well, that’s not where I want to spend my vacation”. But, if you’ve ever experienced a winter in […]

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August 26, 2018 The Quietest Place in Iceland

Many people travel to Iceland to escape busy, polluted cities and stressful lives. There’s a common theme across every experience in Iceland: peace, quiet, clean, serenity. You can take a road trip to some of the most remote areas of the world you’ve probably ever been to. There are entire areas that have never been […]

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July 27, 2018 Chasing the Northern Lights

Last year my boyfriend and I wrote our own buckets and when we compared them we noticed that one of the things we had both written down was ‘to see the Northern Lights’. We started researching holiday destinations which could give us a sighting of the lights and Iceland blew us away. During our research […]

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August 17, 2017 Gentle Giants in Husavik

I managed to participate in a handful of activities over my road trip in North Iceland with Happy Campers this summer. One of the activity highlights- over the entire trip- was taking Big Whale Safari & Puffins tour in Húsavik with Gentle Giants. Even to this day I rave about my experience with my friends and customers I meet […]

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July 24, 2017 Iceland’s Into the Glacier Experience

After living in Iceland for a while, I thought it was time to finally experience a glacier first hand. And what better way to explore a glacier than with Into the Glacier, a company specializing in tours inside the longest ice tunnel in the world at 1220 meters. So off I went mid-June on a Happy […]

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