6 Mar 2020
You should know that your tour of Iceland is incomplete without a visit to this amazing masterpiece. The Hallgrimskirkja Church which took about four decades to construct belongs to the Lutheran church. Not only does it offer magnificent sight for the eyes, it also offers a panoramic view of Reykjavik city from the tower.
24 Feb 2020
The Vaðlaheiðargöng tunnel is a new addition, located in the northern portion of Iceland near Akureyri, Iceland’s second-largest town. The tunnel first opened in December 2018, and serves as an alternative route to Víkurskarð.
28 Jan 2020
Iceland is the breeding home to more than 60% of the world’s Atlantic puffin population. If you don’t know already, the Atlantic puffins are cute black and white birds with bright orange webbed feet and a bright orange beak. They usually stay in the water, but come to land for breeding and that is when you can see them.
23 Jan 2020
During the winter months Iceland’s frosty weather can transform it into a beautiful scenic winter wonderland, yet can create less attractive driving conditions. Road conditions can vary widely, but with advanced planning, taking precautionary measures, and knowing weather forecasts, driving in Iceland during the winter is overall safe and doable.
20 Jan 2020
Iceland is a beautiful country with many vibrant and exciting places to visit. This is why so many visitors are known for stopping by to pick up a rental car, so they have complete control over how much of the country they get to see during their stay. Driving in another country can be a little intimidating, but it is generally a fairly simple transition to make as long as you understand the local laws.
6 Dec 2019
New Year’s Eve in Reykjavik is a time when everyone gathers to celebrate. From the popular bonfires and fireworks throughout the city to the more private get-togethers among family and friends, everything is focused on joyfully bringing in the New Year. It is a wonderful time to visit Iceland, not only to embrace the beauty of the season, but to also experience the friendly people and celebrate the culture and traditions. The New Year’s Eve festivities in Reykjavik are lively and sure to be just as fun for visitors as the residents of Iceland.
25 Nov 2019
Spending Christmas in Iceland can be intriguing, as you’ll very likely experience a white Christmas and enjoy many familiar traditions along with a few that are very unique to Iceland.
11 Nov 2019
When traveling to Iceland, most visitors stay, or at least shop in the downtown part of Reykjavik because of the amenities. While public transportation is available, renting a car will give you the freedom to experience Iceland to the fullest. Though, if you do plan on driving, it is helpful to understand the parking rules, schedules, and different parking zones to avoid parking violations.
8 Nov 2019
When it comes to tipping in Iceland, the myths and stories floating around are sometimes astounding. From travelers expressing their desire to tip, but skip it because they’ve heard it is either illegal or offensive, to being confused about how much to tip. The following information should to help answer common questions.
1 Nov 2019
Experiencing a firsthand view of the northern lights is nothing short of amazing. Peering into the night sky, canvased in a backdrop of darkness, with the stars twinkling, and then witnessing the spectacular northern lights. These colorful streams of lavender, green, and pink hues, also known as the Aurora Borealis is an amazing natural occurrence indeed.