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July 24, 2024

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. I feel you. But there are fun and affordable options that open up Iceland to your doorstep. Camping in Iceland untethers you from conventional accommodations, saves a bundle, and […]

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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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February 20, 2024 8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Iceland in April

Iceland has two distinct seasons – summer and winter (also known as high season and low season). Depending on when you travel, you will have very different experiences. But what about the shoulder seasons? October/April fall in between seasons, which, for some people, might be the best time to visit Iceland. Why? If you visit […]

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February 19, 2024 Driving in Iceland: Parking Fees and Road Tolls (2024 UPDATE)

Over the years, the infrastructure around the most popular attractions has been improving. The good news is that there are better paths, more public restrooms, and other services. However, that also means more and more places introduce service fees to keep up the maintenance. In this blog post, we will explain all things parking in […]

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February 8, 2024 Volcanic Eruption on Reykjanes Peninsula: What You Need to Know

A volcanic eruption started on Thursday, February 8, near Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula. The town had previously been evacuated, and people were not in danger. Key Takeaways: Since October 24, 2023, scientists at the Icelandic Meteorological Office have been carefully monitoring increased seismic activity on the Reykjanes Peninsula, which is considered a possible precursor […]

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January 29, 2024 Essential Apps for Travelling in Iceland [2024 UPDATE]

You’ve got your tickets booked, dusted off suitcases, and downloaded a packing list so you won’t forget anything. Well, don’t forget your smartphone. A handful of apps and websites are essential to all travelers (and even locals). I compiled a list of essential apps for traveling around Iceland safely and saving you time and money. […]

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November 13, 2023 Increased Seismic Activity on Reykjanes Peninsula: What You Need to Know

November 23: The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police, in consultation with the Police Commissioner of Suðurnes, has downgraded the Civil Protection Alert Phase from Emergency to Alert in the Reykjanes peninsula due to earthquakes close to Grindavík.Earthquakes may become bigger than those that have already occurred, and this sequence of events could lead to an eruption. Its […]

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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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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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