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East Iceland: A Complete Guide

The following is a guest post on East Iceland by Iceland in 8 Days contributor Kayla Sheffield. Unlike the urban Western region of Iceland, East...
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Hitting the Road in the Land of Fire and Ice: Five Reasons to Rent...

A growing number of visitors to Iceland are bypassing traditional hotels and highly orchestrated tours for a less structured experience: exploring the country by...

Iceland Hot Springs: Four Incredible Options

There are plenty of Iceland hot springs and pools to visit. The natural and man-made geothermal pools Iceland has to offer are well-renowned and...
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Top 10 Things to Do in Akureyri

When planning a visit to Iceland, many tourists focus primarily on the capital city of Reykjavik, which makes sense—it’s a 40-minute drive from the...
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The Iceland Ring Road: Can it be done in 5 days?

Do you believe in magic? Thanks to Iceland’s Ring Road (less affectionately known as Route 1), I sure do. This road forms a circle...
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Driving in Iceland Etiquette: Dos and Don’ts

Despite its relatively small population of about 330,000, Iceland’s geography is comparatively vast—larger than Portugal and just slightly smaller than England. With breathtaking scenery...
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Iceland in December: Pros and Cons, What to Expect

With its breathtaking views, countless adventures, and popular attractions, Iceland is a highly sought after vacation destination. Iceland in December, though, is a completely...
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13 Iceland Car Rental Tips

Are you interested in taking a trip to Iceland at some point in the future? If so, you’ll want to make sure that the...
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Fosshotel Options in Iceland

Fosshotel is the largest hotel brand in Iceland, and is located solely in the beautiful land of Fire and Ice. There are currently fifteen...
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Northern Lights in Iceland: The Best Locations in Each Region

If you’ve always dreamed of seeing the dancing colors of the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, the skies over Iceland may offer the best...