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.

Reykjavík
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.

breakfast
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.

sheep head jam
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?

turf houses in Iceland
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!

Icelandic horse
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.

Reykjavík
9 February 2018
Practical info

Icelandic for Dummies

So, Icelandic. The language that has hardly changed in over 1000 years and is basically Old Norse and looks like someone just wrote something or anything on their keyboard.

Hekla volcano
9 February 2018
Practical info

The 3 Icelandic Volcanoes Most Likely to Erupt Soon!

So, Iceland is volcanically active. It should not come as a surprise since the Mid-Atlantic ridge goes through the island (and it is coincidentally the only place in the world where you can see the Eurasian and North-American tectonic plates above ground, neat!).

hot chocolate and waffles
9 February 2018
Practical info

Survival tips for the Icelandic winter

Going to Iceland isn’t like going to, say, the North Pole. But, you still might get snowed in, cold or bored in the darkness.

how to walk on ice (drawing)
9 January 2018
Practical info

How to walk on ice and not look stupid

Please, forgive us. We really wanted to tell you how to walk on ice and not look stupid. But, after extensive research, interviews with cool-walking experts and figure skaters, we’ve learned that it’s simply not possible.