Gústaf Bjarmarsson

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Overrated and Underrated Iceland Attractions: 2023 Update

Iceland is a land of stunning natural beauty and unique cultural experiences, attracting millions of tourists from around the world each year. From the famous Blue Lagoon to the picturesque Golden Circle, there’s no shortage of Iceland attractions to explore. However, not every attraction is worth your time and money. In this 2023 update, we’ll … Read more

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Myvatn Nature Baths vs Blue Lagoon: Pros and Cons in 2023

Myvatn Nature Baths and the Blue Lagoon are two of the most iconic hot springs in Iceland, drawing visitors from all over the world. With their crystal clear blue waters, stunning volcanic landscapes, and therapeutic mineral-rich waters, these two hot springs offer an unforgettable experience. However, deciding which hot spring to visit can be a … Read more

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4 Free Things to Do in Reykjavik: Seeing Iceland on a Budget

Reykjavik is the national capital of Iceland. It is located in the southwestern part of the country, over a peninsula offering some of the best views on Earth and some of the most incredible natural wonders known to man. Geographically speaking, the city is considered the most westerly capital in the European Union and the … Read more

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10 Best Places to Eat in Iceland Outside Reykjavik

The Iceland culinary tradition will depend mainly on the needs and lifestyle of its descendants. Gathering, farming, and hunting on a rocky island in a cold ocean are some of the things islanders used to need to do to gather food. The booming tourist industry of this country has helped the food industry immensely. It … Read more

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Myvatn Iceland: What to Do When Exploring Another Planet

Getting to Myvatn is an adventure in and of itself. Most of the year, the central part of Iceland is relatively impassable. This being the case, most who drive to arrive in Myvatn have traveled hundreds of miles in one direction on the Ring Road to get to this destination. Myvatn’s landscape is unlike any … Read more

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Fosshotel Vatnajokull: Our Unbiased Customer Review

The following is a guest post review of the Fosshotel Vatnajokull by Steven Smith of Forever Travels. There is a small board pointing the direction to the Fosshotel Vatnajokull on Highway 1 (the Ring Road). It is a sign that you could easily miss, but thankfully we didn’t because we had a reservation at the … Read more

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Iceland Waterfalls: Our 3 Underrated Waterfall Picks

Are you on the hunt for some free time? Have some vacation to burn and you are on the lookout for some serious adventure? Look no further than the beautiful extremes found in the Land of Fire and Ice: Iceland. Imagine being transported into a world where you can leave the troubles of the daily … Read more

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The Magical Forgotten Eastfjords: The East Coast Of Iceland

Have you ever thought about taking a trip to Iceland? There are many amazing countries in the world, but Iceland will hold a spot in the heart of many tourists. This is not a coincidence. The Eastfjords (Eastern Region of Iceland) has become popular for many reasons. As of 2007, the Eastern Region was home … Read more

Iceland Itinerary Example: Our Eight-Day Website Namesake

Iceland is incomparable to any other country on Earth. Opaque blue glaciers were dancing with boiling geysers. Snow-capped coastlines dotted with sprawling lava fields. Setting forth to conquer Iceland in one swoop is impossible. It is a commonplace for long, multi-day layovers due to promotions by airlines such as Icelandair and Wow Air. Those long delays … Read more