Iceland

Iceland is a country that provides amazing natural sites and phenomenon no matter the time of year. It’s the place to go for an endless adventure and to capture a glimpse of the elusive Northern Lights in person. You can also expect wilderness treks, stunning waterfalls, black sand beaches and vast volcanic landscapes. Start planning your visit today with our fun and informative guides below.

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10 adventurous and unique things to do in Iceland

If you love adventure activities and adrenaline fuelled holidays, Iceland is the perfect place to visit at any time of the year. It’s an endless adventure of unusual activities and many destinations will struggle to compete! Whether you’re looking for daily excursions of fun activities or just want one or two cool things to do alongside your traditional…

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Where to stay in Reykjavik: Accommodation guide

Reykjavik is the colourful capital of Iceland and it’s very unlike European capital cities elsewhere. The city is the largest in the country and is home to around 120,000 residents, so it’s relatively small in comparison to other capital cities. Buildings in Reykjavik are small and colourful, paying testament to Iceland’s Viking history whilst having a sense of minimalism and modernism associated…

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Why you should visit Iceland in winter – Our favourite photos

Iceland was without a doubt one of the best places we’ve visited. Its vast snow-covered landscapes and natural beauty were vastly different to the usual beaches, mountains and historic cities we’ve been to recently and our whole time there was an adventure! In this fun and inspiring post, we share our favourite photographs of the…

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Iceland travel tips – Top things to know before you visit

Any visit to Iceland must involve lots of planning. There’s so much to see and do in the country; both summer and winter can provide different challenges. Browse through our ultimate travel tips guide to make sure you’re prepared for what is sure to be an amazing trip!   Getting around If you’re staying in Reykjavik city centre, almost everything is…

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Our Iceland 3-day itinerary – What to see and do

Iceland is a destination like no other. Its weird, wonderful and vast landscape provides endless adventure but it also has a modern culture, as everything is new and innovative in design. It lacks the chain hotels, restaurants and coffee shops from globalisation in favour of local businesses, providing a truly unique holiday. Even though its popularity has grown rapidly (as tourists fly in with…

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