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Get a car or do a tour:
- If all you want to do is the Golden Circle (the area around Reykjavik with lots of attractions, including the…
- Many local car rental companies are located within a few minutes walk of KEF airport. If you are travelling light, this may be the quickest option.
- Alternatively, it…
I just got back from my 8-day Iceland road trip where I drove around the ring road (route 1 which goes around the entire country) on a campervan…Show more
- Credit cards (and Mastercard Debit) are widely accepted in Iceland, including smaller towns and villages. In many cases, it is preferred over cash.
- Gas stations often require chip…
- Bónus will be your go-to grocery store as you drive around the Ring Road. Keep track of their opening hours, as they close at 6:00 or 6:30 PM…
Iceland is expensive (on par with London I'd say except in London at least you can go cheap whereas in Iceland there aren't that many options) and no…Show more
- One of the first things I noticed when I got to Iceland was the distinct, and ubiquitous smell of its hot water
- If you've never smelled it before,…
- You're never guaranteed to see the northern lights in Iceland no matter what you do. It really is the luck of the draw. For 2 reasons:
Having just gotten back from Iceland, here's my recommendations:
- Reykjavik, Blue Lagoon, and Golden Circle: 2-4 days is good, 3-5 days if you want a slower pace…