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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! […]
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17 Tips For Driving In Iceland

A self-drive tour is by far the best way to get around Iceland. But there are a few things that you need to know about driving in our neck of the woods! Nobody wants to be the total rookie on the single-track roads, causing traffic jams and driving the locals to despair as they park […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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8 things that are NOT expensive in Iceland

If you’re not careful, a trip to Iceland can get expensive! The Icelandic cost of living is higher than in most of Europe, but it is perfectly possible to explore Iceland on a tighter budget. The reliance on imported goods makes Iceland an expensive country to live in, and the local people are paid a […]
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The Northern Lights in Iceland: A Guide

Iceland is a wonderful place to see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).  From green to yellow to blue to pink to red to purple, it can be difficult to believe that these beautiful dancing lights are completely natural. They have been captivating people for thousands of years who believed they were anything from the shining […]
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Fjadrargljufur canyon: A Complete Guide

Fjadrargljufur canyon is as beautiful as it is impossible to pronounce. Situated in the South, this extraordinary canyon is one of Iceland’s most precious gems. 100 meters deep and an incredible 2 kilometers long, Fjadrargljufur was created 2 million years ago at the end of the last Ice Age The canyon might be ancient, but […]
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The Golden Circle: A Complete Guide

The Golden Circle is a breathtaking sightseeing route in Iceland.  Starting and finishing in Reykjavik, this 300-kilometer route can be enjoyed as a day trip from the capital city or as a detour on the much longer Ring Road that goes around the whole of Iceland.  Being conveniently located and bursting with spectacular scenery, The […]
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