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How much does food cost in Iceland? As you may have guessed (from probably doing a ton of research already), food is generally expensive in Iceland. However, in the spirit of providing you with the important information you need …

Lava caving in Iceland: Vatnshellir Cave in Snæfellsnes peninsula

From exploring the South Coast’s mighty waterfalls and black sand beaches to checking out new museums like the Tales from Iceland Museum in Reykjavík, Iceland is one of my favorite travel destinations. Iceland’s natural scenery is breathtaking and there are …

Blue Lagoon Alternatives: Hot Springs and Swimming Pools in Iceland

Soaking in a hot thermal bath or taking a dip in a swimming pool is an important part of Icelandic culture. Not only do the geothermal waters (naturally heated water) offer therapy but an outdoor soak is a recreational activity …

Tax Free Shopping in Iceland

When I landed in Reykjavík on my birthday, I had plans to hit the ground running but as I stood in line to clear customs, something didn’t feel right. All of the other passengers had on warm winter coats but where …

Iceland South Coast Waterfalls and Glaciers

Melting ice caps crashed into the lagoon as chunks of ice slowly drifted downstream. Surrounded by rugged rocks and dark sand plains, I stood at the foot of the Sólheimajökull glacier entranced by the gorgeous landscape. Never in my wildest …

Snorkeling Silfra in Iceland - Danielle Desir

Ever seen a photo that made you want to book a flight and experience a destination immediately? Well, this is how I felt (and continue to feel) about snorkeling Silfra in Iceland. After seeing colorful underwater photos of Silfra, I …

Visit Reykjavik: Things to Do in Reykjavik Iceland, Places to Eat, Hostels and Tours Companies in Reykjavik

If you’re planning to visit Reykjavik, you’re in for a great time! The northernmost capital in the world offers breathtaking views of Mount Esja, interesting street art, lots of great restaurants and an incredible nightlife. To piggyback off of 8 Things

Iceland budget breakdown for how much Iceland really costs for 4 days.

Figuring out your travel budget can be a grueling task so my goal is to make this process as painless as possible by helping you set realistic spending expectations for your upcoming trip to Iceland. For this Iceland …

Reykjavik on a budget: things to do in Reykjavik for less than $15 USD

I would be lying if I said that I had a preset travel budget when planning my trip to Iceland. Besides the 8,000 ISK ($65 USD) that I exchanged before my departure and credit card, I winged it. Like everyone …