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A Guide To Boating and Rafting In Iceland

There are some awesome boating and river rafting adventures to be had in Iceland.  Thanks to the meltwater running off its mighty glaciers, Iceland has countless glacial rivers and lagoons that are waiting to be explored.  The oceans surrounding the country are teeming with life, offering plenty of opportunities to go whale watching or fishing […]
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Whale Watching Adventures In Iceland

If you want to see whales and dolphins in the wild, Iceland is the place to do it! The waters surrounding Iceland are teeming with life. An incredible variety of whales and dolphins come to hunt here year-round.  There are 23 different species of cetaceans that are regularly spotted in the Icelandic seas.  These include: […]
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Seljalandsfoss: The Complete Guide

Seljalandsfoss is a unique and beautiful waterfall near the South Coast of Iceland.  This is one of the very few places in the world that you can safely walk behind a crashing waterfall. From this unusual perspective, you will be covered in a fine mist of glacial meltwater that comes flowing down from the Eyjafjallajokull […]
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Everything You Need To Know about Geysir

The Geysir Geothermal Area is a steaming and bubbling center of geothermal activity in the South West of Iceland.  It is situated along the world-famous Golden Circle sightseeing route, which can be driven in a day from the capital city of Reykjavik. You won’t be able to jump into any hot springs at The Geysir […]
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7 things you didn’t know about Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is one of Iceland’s most iconic locations. Located in the South East of Iceland, this enormous lake is fed by glacial meltwater from the largest Glacier in Europe. In the water, icebergs bob up and down, and seals hunt for their dinner. Above you, arctic birds squabble over fish and screech at […]
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The Ultimate Guide to Vatnajokull National Park

You simply cannot come to Iceland without a visit to our spectacular Vatnajökull National Park. You will find enough breath-taking scenery and exhilarating activities to keep you busy for a lifetime, but we have condensed everything you need to know into this ultimate guide to the park, helping you to get the most out of […]
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Everything to Ever Know About Thingvellir

Thingvellir National Park in Iceland is a UNESCO World Heritage site where the Mid-Atlantic Rift is visible above sea level, and fissures of pure water present magical underworlds for divers and snorkelers. Althingi, the longest-standing parliament in the world, was founded in Thingvellir, which shaped the park’s history. There are many aspects to Thingvellir National […]
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Packing for Iceland: What to Bring and What NOT to Bring

Iceland is a land of changeable weather and otherworldly sights. It is essential to know what to pack to feel prepared on your trip to Iceland. From boots to waterproof camera cases, our list of organized essentials is enough to streamline any packing extravaganza when you need to know what to pack and what not […]
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WEATHER IN ICELAND: THE COMPLETE GUIDE (MONTH BY MONTH)

Weather in Iceland is not as cold as you might think, but it can change very quickly.  The country is located close to the Arctic Circle and has both the Arctic and the Atlantic forces pushing in on it. It is more temperate than you would think. However, there are some icy months when traveling […]
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Traveling Safely in Iceland (Do this and you’ll be OK)

Iceland is the safest country in the world. Do not take our word for it: the Global Peace Index rated Iceland as the world’s least violent country for 12 years running! The biggest threats to travelers in Iceland come from unpredictable weather patterns and extreme winter conditions. This can make both hiking and driving more dangerous […]
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