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.

30 September 2020
Practical info

7 reasons why you should HATE Iceland

It wasn’t really hard to come up with a few good reasons for people to hate Iceland. It’s not all Björk, waterfalls, and Northern Lights here, you know? Iceland has its bad sides as well.

20 May 2020
Practical info

Should you visit Iceland after COVID restrictions end?

Luckily, we Icelanders seem to be handling COVID-19 extremely well. We haven’t had any new infections recently and since we test a LOT we can be fairly certain about the situation.

6 May 2020
Practical info

Hidden gems at Reykjanes Peninsula

Reykjanes Peninsula is characterized by immense lava fields, volcanoes, and strong geothermal activity. The magnificent Blue Lagoon is located at the Reykjanes Peninsula and is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The rest of the area, however, is not as popular with tourists which is surprising as there are so many unusual sights worth seeing.

 The best way to explore the Reykjanes Peninsula is definitely with car.

We have listed down top things to do and see in Reykjanes Peninsula.

4 March 2020
Practical info

What shoes to wear in Iceland?

Iceland is the country of fire and ice, and rain and sun and wind and snow – all in five minutes. DO you have to bring all types of shoes with you? Does it matter if it is May, July, October or January? Well, despite what you might have heard, Icelanders do experience summer! Oh yes! So, if you are coming in the summer months, you can leave your moon boots at home!

27 February 2020
Practical info

Things to do in Iceland in March

March is soon upon us! Spring will hopefully start to spring up, the days are getting brighter, and the temperatures are slowly rising. There are many things you can see and do in March, and we have put together a fun list of three things to do in this shoulder month!

11 February 2020
Practical info

Are drones allowed in Iceland?

Once upon a time, it was free for all to use a drone wherever the drone-owner wanted to use it. Then the authorities saw they could be dangerous or at least disruptive, either for people or animals and laws on drones were implemented. Drones are generally allowed, but there are quite a few restrictions in place.

27 January 2020
Practical info
Icelandic Culture

The Best Lobster Soup in Iceland

When you think about Icelandic food it might be the world-famous Icelandic hot dog, or shark or a singed sheep’s head but not lobster. But we do love lobster, we even have a lobster fast food truck in downtown Reykjavík!

16 December 2019
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

New Year‘s Eve in Iceland

New Year‘s Eve in Iceland is one of those things that should be on everyone‘s bucket list. We are totally not biased at all! It‘s just the greatest. It’s like 4th of July, Bonfire night and Midsummer’s Eve all in one fabulous evening.

28 November 2019
Practical info

Iceland with kids

It is important to choose well where to go when going on a holiday with children. As all parents know, planning a group holiday can take months of planning, and there must be something for everyone. But being in Iceland with kids is a pretty good thing, Iceland is considered very children friendly!