PRACTICAL INFO

We can’t only have fun. We need practical info too. How can you walk on ice without looking stupid? What should you pack for a holiday in Iceland? Is the country expensive and where are the puffins? Iceland isn’t really like other countries in some ways. So, it’s great to know some practical information before you arrive. Here, we post what we feel are necessary travel information. But in between, we´ll try to make you laugh.

9 November 2018
Practical info

Does Iceland have mosquitoes?

According to the Icelandic Web of Science, Iceland is home to 1,600 species of dryland animals. Despite this diversity, there is one species missing – the mosquito! Yes, Iceland is one of the few countries in the world that is mosquito-free.

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2 October 2018
Driving in Iceland
Practical info

How Long Does it Take to Drive Around Iceland?

A lot of our customers ask us how long it takes to drive around Iceland and the answer is always the same: “Oh dear, hmmm … 2-100 days?” It’s an impossible question to answer.

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5 September 2018
Practical info

A Guide to Tipping in Iceland

We know that some people want to know every little thing before they travel abroad. Maybe it’s social anxiety, maybe people want everything to be perfect. We totally understand you and made this guide.

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27 August 2018
Driving in Iceland
Practical info

#FeelingBlue Winner Announcement!

We have a winner! Our #FeelingBlue video contest was immensely popular and after reviewing all the entries we've chosen Liz Connor as a winner.

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12 July 2018
Practical info

Fast food places in Reykjavík you should know about

Fast food doesn’t have to be unhealthy, and everybody loves it. Icelanders love fast food a lot, and there are quite a few places to choose from. We made a list with a few of them.

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12 July 2018
Practical info

How easy is it to find vegan food in Iceland?

It is reasonably easy to find vegan food in Iceland today, especially in the capital area.

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15 May 2018
Practical info

Can you actually buy roasted sheep heads in jelly in stores?

Yes, of course, you can! Who doesn’t like to eat roasted sheep cheeks, tongues, etc., mashed into bits and covered in jelly?

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9 April 2018
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

3 common misconceptions about Iceland

You’ve all heard rumours, seen memes or an exaggerated version of Iceland and Icelanders in TV shows or movies. We’re here to tell you that not all of it’s real!

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9 April 2018
Practical info

When is spring in Iceland? Icelandic seasons explained

When is spring in Iceland? Sometimes it feels like: Never. But that’s not true. It’s in late March until the middle of June.

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