Land of 10,000+ waterfalls. dillagin. midnight sun.
WHERE TO STAY
Reykjavík: Reykjavík Konsulat Hotel
Hella: Fagrabrekka Guesthouse
Vík: Hótel Kría
BEST TIME TO VISIT
June and July. Why? Midnight sun. Hike at 11 pm because you can.
Northern lights: Mid October – March
HOW TO GET AROUND
Rent a car with Blue Car Rental
Who Will Love Iceland
Hikers. Numerous hiking trails. Black seastacks. Over 10,000+ waterfalls. Scenery unlike any other place in the world.
Fish ‘n chip lovers. That beautifully prepared cod was just swimming in those cold Icelandic waters hours ago.
Hot tub soakers. You know who you are. Yes, the Blue Lagoon is touristy but is still so worth it.
Dramatic instagrammers. So many dramatic backdrops. Wear bright red and pose on the black sea stacks of Reynisdrangar Cliffs
Most Recent Blog Posts
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4 Days in Iceland: Hourly Itinerary for the Serious Planner
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Reykjadalur Hot Springs Guide + Why You May Want to Skip
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Svartifoss Waterfall Hike: Complete Guide + Map to This Unique Waterfall
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Fermented shark, whale .... these are the food items that come to mind when I think of Icelandic cuisine. I was glad when I found out this is NOT what most Icelanders eat daily. Instead, I discovered most of their cuisine revolves...
19 Best Things to Do in Iceland: Not Another Generic List!
When you think of Iceland, you will likely picture spectacular thundering waterfalls surrounded by rustic countryside beauty. We’ll still share what waterfalls are worth checking out, but there’s more to Iceland than just waterfalls....