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In the Travel Reykjavik blog you will find travel related articles that might lighten up your day. They may also give you new perspective on well known places in Iceland. They hopefully also help you plan your trip. Take your time and let the articles guide through our great selection of activities we have to offer.
Is it totally dark in Iceland during winter?
When planning a winter visit to Iceland people may be afraid to not be able to do anything. READ MORE
The Great Icelandic Culinary Adventure
In this article the focus is on the countryside and the diamonds out there, places worth putting a red cross next to for a great culinary experienceREAD MORE
In the light of the midnight sun
From mid May until the end of July the midnight sun lights up Iceland with a magical glow, giving the landscape an aura of multi-dimensional existenceREAD MORE
What goes around comes around
The Icelandic ring road and how driving the wrong way long way gets you to the right place.READ MORE
Spring in Iceland – What to do with the long days and lack of Northern Lights
Now that the days getting longer most operators stop going to hunt for the northern lights. This is however no reason not to come to Iceland. READ MORE
Impressions of Iceland
Read about some of the impressions of life in Iceland you may get during your stay.READ MORE
Driving in Iceland
Our guide to driving properly on Iceland´s road.READ MORE
Samples of South Iceland: Part 2
This article covers the south east of Iceland. We take you on a journey from Vík to Höfn.READ MORE
Samples of South Iceland - Part 1: Keflavík to Vík
Iceland is a place where there is always something more to see just around the corner. The south shore main road stretching from Keflavik to Höfn.READ MORE
When and where can you visit Ice caves?
Ice caves are an mazing feature of Icelandic nature. Read more about them here.READ MORE
Glorious Golden Circle
By far the most popular day tour in Iceland is The Golden Circle, and for a good reason.READ MORE
By Fire and Ice: Borgarfjörður and beyond
Borgarfjörður to the north of Reykjavik is one of the slightly lesser travelled areas in the day tour vicinity of the city.READ MORE
Selfoss: Operation South Coast
Selfoss is about 45-minute drive east of Reykjavik and is situated right on the crossroads between the Golden Circle and the South CoastREAD MORE
A guide to Iceland´s capital region
The capital area consist of the municipalities of Reykjavik, Kópavogur, Hafnarfjörður, Garðabær, Mosfellsbær, Seltjarnarnes and Kjósahreppur.READ MORE
5 tips for a Weekend in Reykjavik
With cheap airfares shorter stays in Iceland have become increasingly popular. READ MORE
Northern Lights Inspired Travel Reykjavík Mojito!
Ever experienced a Mojito with a dash of Northern Lights as an ingredient? Here is our recipe for such an beverage. Enjoy!READ MORE
Tips for travelling in Iceland in Winter
Only a few years ago tourism in Iceland did concentrate on summer. This has recently changed with an increasing number of tourists coming in during winter.READ MORE
Travel Reykjavík´s guide to Iceland Airwaves 2017
Iceland Airwaves festival is the biggest event in Iceland with local bands alongside foreign bands perform at various locations in the heart of Reykjavik.READ MORE
Why book a longer Northern Lights tour?
When it comes to visiting Iceland in winter, many visitors prefer to stay in Reykjavik and do day tours from there. READ MORE
Where are the best bakeries in Reykjavík?
Life’s too short for boring bread and tasteless cakes. In Reykjavík, there are many bakeries but we believe that some of them are better than others. READ MORE
The best places to go seal watching around Iceland
With seal watching there are never any guarantees, but knowing the best places and times to go seal watching gives you the upper hand.READ MORE
The top 3 most unique ice cream places in Reykjavík
Some people might think that Icelanders don’t eat a lot of ice cream since the weather isn’t always that great. Well, they are wrong.READ MORE
Do Icelanders think it's cool to wear a lopapeysa sweater out in public?
Lopapeysa is a knitted garment made from wool yarn. For it to be an authentic lopapeysa, of course it needs to be made with Icelandic wool yarn.READ MORE
The most interesting museums in the Reykjavik area
You need guidance to find the most interesting museums in Reykjavík area?READ MORE
Can you get to the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon in one day?
The Glacier Lagoon is one of the most amazing sights in Iceland. And probably one of the more well-known from the multiple Hollywood productions in IcelandREAD MORE
Geothermal energy and moonlike landscapes, Reykjanes Peninsula in a nutshell.
If you are lucky with the weather when flying in to Keflavik Airport, you will see the moonlike landscapes of the Reykjanes peninsula below youREAD MORE
Is there really an active volcano in Snæfellsnes national park?
As you can clearly see on our Snæfellsnes day tours and private tours, the Snæfellsnes peninsula has seen its fair share of volcano eruptions.READ MORE
The coolest Icelandic waterfalls you can walk behind
There are countless waterfalls in Iceland. and there’s a special kind of waterfall; the waterfalls you can walk behind. READ MORE
Can you see the Northern Lights from Reykjavík during winter?
We suspect that all travelers who come to Iceland during winter would like to catch a glimpse of the Northern lights, Aurora borealis. READ MORE
The top 4 lesser known stops on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula
The Snæfellsnes peninsula is a treasure trove of quirky little stops mixed together with natural wonders. READ MORE
What’s the difference between Geysir in Iceland and Old faithful in Yellowstone?
Geysir and Old faithful are both very famous attractions. Geysir, after all, is the namesake of all geysers. READ MORE
Beautiful churches to see in Reykjavík city
Reykjavík has plenty of pretty churches, if you’re into that sort of sightseeing.READ MORE
Top 5 tips for how not to get lost in Iceland
Iceland is a vast and beautiful country. Unfortunately, every year a few travellers and tourists lose their way in the rugged wilderness. READ MORE