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Will My Cellphone Work In Iceland?

As much as we may like to disconnect from our devices on vacation, your cell phone will surely come in handy on your Icelandic adventure.  You’ll need service to check the opening times of local attractions, use online maps, and look up weather conditions before heading out on the road. Your vacation will go a […]
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How Many Days Do You Need To Visit Iceland?

It would take a lifetime to experience everything that Iceland has to offer. But you don’t have to do absolutely everything while you’re here! If you want to get the most out of a trip to Iceland, we recommend that you stay for at least a week. But if you can possibly stretch it, two […]
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27 Things To See And Do In Reykjavik

As tempting as it might be to pass through the capital city without a second thought, there are so many things to see and do in Reykjavik.  So, before you head out to Iceland’s glaciers, volcanoes, and black sand beaches, don’t forget to spend some time exploring the fascinating museums or checking out the nightlife […]

Are Icelandic People Friendly? (How Not To Offend Them!)

The way that people treat you says more about their relationship with themself than how they feel about you. So it makes sense that Icelandic people are so friendly! As well as being open-hearted and kind, Icelandic people are consistently rated as the happiest in the world! That happiness translates into how locals treat each […]

Do They Speak English in Iceland?

Iceland’s official language is Icelandic. It’s an ancient Nordic language that we can trace all the way back to the early settlers and Vikings. So it can be pretty tricky for foreigners to learn the pronunciation at first. (Understatement of the year!).  But you don’t have to worry. We speak good English in Iceland, with […]

The True Cost Of Living In Iceland

You’ve probably heard a rumor that Iceland is really expensive. And compared to some countries, it’s true.  Someone coming from Argentina would probably be in for a shock at the supermarket, with a loaf of bread costing three times more in Iceland than back home.  But is Iceland really so expensive for most of the […]

Is It Normal To Tip In Iceland?

Tipping etiquette varies significantly from country to country. When it comes to Iceland, tipping is appreciated but not expected.  You are welcome to tip for good service when visiting Iceland, but it isn’t mandatory or even standard practice. Restaurants typically include service charges in the bill. Plus, servers will not be relying on your tip […]
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The Best Time Of Year To Visit Iceland (Pros and Cons Of Every Season!)

Iceland is beautiful no matter when you visit. But there are some benefits and drawbacks of every season.  In winter, you can expect 22 hours of darkness. But to compensate for those eerily long nights, you will have a chance to see the magical Northern Lights. Now, you won’t get to see the Northern Lights […]
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Icelandic Law (How Not To Get Arrested!)

If you’re going to be visiting Iceland, you need to brush up on the law. Of course, there are some funny rules and regulations that we could just laugh about (like how you aren’t allowed to print the Icelandic flag on panties). But let’s focus on the things that could get you in serious trouble! […]

Where in the World is Iceland?

Iceland is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean. It is located directly on top of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and therefore has an extensive history of volcanic and seismic activity. The name “Iceland” can be somewhat deceiving since it is not a land covered in ice, as many believe before traveling there. It is a varied […]