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.

sunset at glacier lagoon in Iceland
25 September 2017
Practical info

Is Iceland expensive?

You’ve probably already heard that Iceland’s expensive. While we mostly agree, we also know that you can get by on a relatively low budget if you’re frugal and don’t mind skipping fancy restaurants and private tours.

a puffin in Iceland
12 September 2017
Practical info

When and where can I see puffins in Iceland?

Puffins are so cute, just look at their funny little faces! Luckily for us Icelanders, we have millions of them. Our theory is that once, a penguin and a parrot got intimate, and much to their surprise, their offspring was a puffin.

Icelandic country flag
26 July 2017
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

Do they speak English in Iceland?

We no speak English mjög good my friend. Just kidding! Most of us speak it just fine. It may not be perfect and sometimes it’s spoken with a thick Nordic accent. But most Icelanders speak fluent English.

seal swimming in the ocean
26 July 2017
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

What to do in Iceland? - Our top 5 picks for 2017

In Iceland, there are endless possibilities for things to do. But unless you have all the time (and money) in the world you want to choose wisely. Icelanders are always coming up with new and innovative stuff. The travel industry is no exception! So, since you’ve probably heard about all the regular...

forest in Iceland - Photo by: Axel Kristinsson. Published under a creative commons license.
29 June 2017
Practical info

Does Iceland have trees?

Most pictures of Iceland show barren landscape, ice and mountains. But we have several types of trees growing here, even a few forests. It’s a common misconception that Iceland doesn’t have trees because it’s too cold. It’s not. We rather like to blame the sheep.

driving on gravel road in Iceland
12 June 2017
Practical info

What should I pack for Iceland in the summer time?

If you're wondering what to pack for Iceland in the summer time, look no further. We've put together a list of the most important things.