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Where to Stay in Iceland - Quick and Easy Guide

Where to Stay in Iceland

Inexpensive flights and free stop-overs between the US and Europe have made Iceland a prime tourist destination in recent years. Iceland towns are few and far between, and budget travelers lured in by the low cost of flights may be surprised at the high cost of food and lodging in Iceland. However, if you look hard enough, you will find accommodation for almost any budget and to help you out, we’ve compiled this list of tips on where to stay in Iceland. The combination of an exploding tourist industry within very small villages means you definitely need to plan ahead, as many towns can book up quickly, especially during the high season. There are no shortage of unique places to stay in Iceland due to its diverse scenery. We will cover off all types of Iceland accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Iceland hotels as well as how to decide where…
Is a Tour to Iceland’s South Coast worth it?

Is a Tour to Iceland’s South Coast worth it?

Iceland has always been on the top of my “bucketlist” because the scenery and landscape is like no other place on earth. I was finally able to fulfil my dream of visiting Iceland with my husband, during planning our trip we decided to take a few tours as it was winter and neither of us felt comfortable enough to drive. We chose the obvious Golden Circle and Northern Lights tours but we also wanted to find something different and this is where we came across “Back to Iceland”, who offered a South Coast Day tour by minibus. Personally, I find minibus tours much better than large bus tours (which we experienced with the Golden Circle tour), they are quicker and a lot more flexible. I also found out that BTI is a family owned and run business and I’m all for supporting families rather than large corporations. Plan your trip…
Guide to Visiting Iceland

Guide to Visiting Iceland

Iceland is an island which should be on everyone’s bucket list. This Nordic island nation is characterized by its spectacular landscape scenery, including volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, and lava fields. The number of tourists visiting Iceland keeps growing every year, as its popularity grows. Organizing a trip to Iceland is not complicated, but requires a minimum of knowledge of the place to make the most out of your trip. It’s a good idea to have a plan to fully enjoy the island, and that is why we present to you this Iceland travel guide below. Plan your trip to Iceland Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel…
The Best Day Trips from Reykjavik

The Best Day Trips from Reykjavik

Iceland’s capital, and largest city, Reykjavik is a colorful town with plenty to offer visitors to Iceland. Many visitor’s come to Iceland for a road trip through the countryside, but Reykjavik is a fun city, and there are many easy day trips to highlight the best of Iceland if you don’t feel like moving every night to a new hotel. You’ll want to spend a few days exploring Reykjavik, too! Here are some recommendations for day trips from Reykjavik. Plan your trip to Iceland Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Iceland: Four Reasons You Must Go To Iceland How to Travel in…
15 Remarkable Things to see and Do in Iceland

15 Remarkable Things to see and Do in Iceland

Tourism in Iceland has been booming since the Financial crisis of 2007–2008, which has made prices in Iceland somewhat affordable, although with the growth in tourism, Iceland is becoming more and more expensive, so you better get in quick! Iceland Air has also added routes, including the popular “stopover” feature, which allows those flying between North America and Europe to stop over in Iceland for up to 7 days. Visitors to the island just keep coming, even after the financial crisis. While Iceland itself is not a large island (Australia is 75 times larger - to give you some perspective) there are so many things to do in Iceland, you can easily spend a week or longer in the “land of fire and ice.” Plan your trip to Iceland Need data for your trip to Iceland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King…
48 Hours in Iceland - A 2 Day Itinerary

48 Hours in Iceland – A 2 Day Itinerary

Iceland is a destination that keeps growing in popularity. With its stunning landscapes including enormous glaciers, lava fields and hot springs, it’s easy to see why. It’s a common stopover location between Western Europe and North America, making the country easy to get to if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere. While it may not seem like enough time, there’s a lot you’ll be able to see and do during while in Iceland in 48 hours layover. Whether you choose to how to spend 48 hours in Reykjavik only or explore as much of the country as you possibly can, you’re guaranteed a memorable adventure. Keep reading this guide to find out some of the ways you can best spend two days in Iceland, check out our 48 hours in Iceland itinerary. Plan your trip to Iceland Need data for your trip to Iceland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited…
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4 Reasons You Must Go To Iceland

Why do you go on holiday? To be clearer, of course we all go on holiday to take a break from the norm, to relax and enjoy a week or so of fun unencumbered by the daily grind. The question is more, what do you look for in a holiday. For many people it’s the “sun, sea and sand” side of things while for others it’s the chance to do a spot of sight-seeing. Perhaps the key point, though, is that we all holiday for the experience. Plan your trip to Iceland Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Iceland : Iceland Road…

How to Travel in a Campervan across Iceland

Not only is Iceland one of the most visually stunning countries that you are likely to visit, but some parts of the country literally look like the landscape of another planet. No matter what anyone says, it’s definitely unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Plan your trip to Iceland Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Iceland: Tips of driving in Iceland Four Reasons You Must Go To Iceland Plan A Cool Trip To Iceland With These Essential Dos and Don’ts 15 Remarkable Things to see and Do in Iceland Where to Stay in Iceland – Quick and Easy Guide The Best Day…
Plan A Cool Trip To Iceland With These Essential Dos and Don’ts

Plan A Cool Trip To Iceland With These Essential Dos and Don’ts

Iceland is a beautiful and mysterious country. It has a very low population density, which means there are only 300,000 people across all of its' 40,000 sq ft land mass. It is also a popular holiday destination, and there are a lot of amazing things that you can do and see there. Read on for some specific do's and don'ts to make your holiday the coolest trip ever. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Plan your trip to Iceland Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Iceland: What to wear in Iceland…