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Icelandair Hotels: Exploring 10 Of The Best Iceland Hotels

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The Icelandair Hotels Group is chain of nine Icelandair Hotels that offer quality stays at key locations along the Ring Road of Iceland. The Ring Road runs around the Icelandic island and connects the four regions of the country. Icelandair Hotels in the Reykjavik Area The country’s capital Reykjavik is the city center and boasts the only international airport in …

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The Most Complete Guide to the Blue Lagoon Ever Written

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Welcome to Iceland, and to what is sure to be one of your greatest adventures! The Land of Fire and Ice offers so much to see and do that it can be at times a bit overwhelming. Fear not! Among rugged excursions across hiking trails, glacier camping, volcanic exploration, and countless waterfall experiences, there is a magnificent hot spring and …

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On the Hunt for the Best Iceland Pizza: Searching Reykjavik

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If you are a pizza lover and wondering how long you can make it through your Icelandic vacation without a fresh slice, then you will be happy to know you won’t have to do very much waiting at all! Lucky for you, pizza is the most popular fast food in Iceland and is plentiful throughout the country. There are some …

Iceland in June: Pros and Cons, What to Expect In The Summer

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June marks the start of peak travel season in Iceland, when the days are at their longest and the weather is at its mildest. You’ll enjoy seasonal events like music festivals and “midnight sun” celebrations, but you may also battle heavy crowds and unpredictable temperatures. The following guide will prepare you for what to expect during this season and help …

Iceland Tours: Our Top 10 Choices – Best Tours in Iceland

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Despite the nation’s modest size and small population, Iceland offers a staggering number of breathtaking natural wonders and unforgettable experiences. If planning your Icelandic vacation feels a bit overwhelming, or you simply want to make sure you don’t miss a thing, a guided tour may be the solution. Read on for a complete rundown of the ten best Iceland tours. …

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Hiking Reykjadalur Hot Springs: Everything You Need To Know

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Most trips to Iceland begin and end in Reykjavik, the capital city and home to the nation’s only international airport. However, far fewer travelers make it to one of the country’s hidden gems less than an hour’s drive east of the capital. The Reykjadalur valley (“steam valley”) is home to picturesque views and rolling trails. There are fascinating geothermal terrains …

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Hengifoss, The Overlooked, Underrated Waterfall Of The East

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Hengifoss is one of the tallest and most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. Translated as Hanging Falls, it is a fan favorite, and a phenomenal sight to visit. Hengifoss is a majestic waterfall with falls that plummet 118 meters into a beautiful river chasm. There is a beautiful plateau with deep red stripes behind Hengifoss, a fixture of East Iceland. The …

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Iceland Drone Laws: Taking Flight – The Land of Fire And Ice

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Evidence of drone technology can be dated as far back as 1849. Here, unmanned balloons were used by the Australian military to drop explosives on enemy territory. Drone technology has continued to expand into modern military technology. Most recently, it has met with the recreational market. Now people in the general public can purchase a drone. They can be used …

Camping in Iceland: What To Know For Optimal Adventures

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We have all seen the breathtaking pictures of rushing waterfalls, blooming lupine flowers, and the eerie abandoned airplane. With these, we immediately wanted to see those sights with our own eyes. Iceland is a uniquely picturesque country, with landscapes that you can’t find anywhere else on earth. Due to this, Iceland has become an increasingly popular destination on every tourist’s …

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One Day in Reykjavik: What to Do, What to See, Where To Eat

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Thanks to the increasing availability of affordable flights—and its strategic location between Europe and North America—Iceland has evolved into a trendy tourist hotspot in recent years. Many travelers take advantage of airline layovers with one day in Reykjavik to explore the nearby area. However, with so much to see and do in and around the capital city, it can be …