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ULTIMATE GUIDE: Best tourist cities in Iceland to visit

Reykjavík is the capital city of Iceland, and like many, it's busy, hectic and has a vibrant nightlife. As well as being the focal point of the country's cultural activities, it's also used by many as a gateway to the country's superb landscapes. The Blue Lagoon is Iceland's most famous geothermal pool. It's situated between the airport and Reykjavík and can be a little crowded at times. It's...
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Best place for whale watching in Iceland

One of the popular tourist attractions not only in Reykjavik but also in other Icelandic cities (such as Husavik or Akureyri) is a whale watching or dolphin tour. It is definitely not the same experience as a zoo, because when you are on a boat, you never know if and when a whale will appear. Moreover, the boat trip itself is an interesting experience. However, the crew of the ship is experienced...
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TOP 10 things to do in Hvammstangi

Find things to do in Hvammstangi - accommondations like hostel, guesthouse and camping. So you can visit museum or swimming pool and shop in grocery store. About Hvammstangi Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður. It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a population of...
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Best things to do in Westman Islands

Find things to do in Westman islands - accommondations like hostel, guesthouse and camping. So you can visit museum or swimming pool and shop in grocery store. About Westman Islands Vestmannaeyjar (Icelandic pronunciation: ​ , sometimes anglicized as Westman Islands) is a municipality and archipelago off the south coast of Iceland. The largest island, Heimaey, has a population of 4,135, most of...
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Cheap hostels in Iceland

Hostels in Iceland are among the cheapest ways to travel Iceland right after camping and sleeping in your car. Hostels are also interesting for many travelers in that you can meet other tourists and if you are on your way to Iceland, for example, you can join someone or at least have someone to share your experience with during your stay. When it comes to prices for hostels in Iceland, they may...
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Budget accommodation in South Iceland

Accommodation in Iceland will probably be your most expensive item for the whole holiday on this beautiful island. Iceland is a very popular tourist destination, which Icelanders are aware of and that is the reasons why are prices for accommodation so high. It is almost impossible to find hotel room at around "budget price" 5000 ISK (50 USD), maybe just shared room or room with shared bathroom....
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Sleep in car in Iceland

Prices for accommodation in hostels, hotels or guesthouses are quite expensive in Iceland compared to other countries. That's why many people try to find ways to travel Iceland on a lower budget and save on it. Perhaps one of the most convenient (but often not the most comfortable) methods is sleeping in a car. In the past, it was possible to sleep in a car in Iceland almost anywhere, but a few...
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Iceland on bicycle

One of the most challenging and interesting ways to travel around Iceland is on a bicycle. Although this may sound crazy to some, there are many people who like to enjoy the Icelandic landscape by bike. Many who decide to cycle around Iceland travel the circuit, while more experienced outdoor cyclists enjoy more challenging inland routes. The Kjölur Trail is one of the most popular trails for...
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Best geysers in Iceland

Active geysers are a frequent reason to visit Iceland for many tourists. Because this island is full of hot springs and there is frequent volcanic activity (but you will almost never feel it) you will find here the place where the oldest geyser in the world is named, according to which it was named for all other activities of this type. Icelandic Geysir is about an hour's drive from the capital...
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Camping in Iceland 2020

Visiting Iceland is definitely a dream of many of us. Whether you want to see the waterfalls, the geyser, or perhaps take a hike to Landmannalaugar. But many tourists do not go to Iceland because of one reason - it is pretty expensive. Especially accommodation in Iceland is much more expensive than most of us are used to, but don't expect low prices even when you rent a car or in restaurants....
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Buying alcohol in liqour stores in Iceland

Going on a trip or vacation in Iceland and planning to try a local beer to spend other types of alcohol? Then get ready for your wallet not to appreciate these plans. Alcohol in Iceland is more expensive than we are used to in most of the countries and maybe your beer can be taken up to ten times more than in your country. But there are some ways to buy alcohol in Iceland cheaper. Liquor stores...
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Fuel (diesel, petrol, gas) prices in Iceland

Fuel costs in Iceland can be a significant item in your budget if you go on holiday in Iceland. Another reason you should pay attention to gasoline (or diesel) prices is that the consumption of vehicles in Iceland can be higher already due to frequent winds or because you often have to borrow 4x4 cars that have only slightly higher consumption than the smaller passenger cars we are used to. In...
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Shopping in Iceland

Are you going on a trip to Iceland and do you think about where to buy cheap food, souvenirs or alcohol on your trip around Iceland? Then you can find out what stores are in Iceland and where you can buy cheap groceries or even cheap clothes. Because Iceland is a small country, there is a very small selection of shops - once you leave the capital Reykjavik, you will notice. Shopping malls in...
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Tips for car rental in Iceland

Iceland is a country where there are no railways and you can not get by bus everywhere (except for larger cities). If you do not intend to hitchhike, then the only way to travel around Iceland by car. Unfortunately, this does not mean that renting a car in Iceland is cheap. On the contrary, when compared to, for example, the price of air tickets, car rental is very expensive. So if you are...
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3 days in Iceland – self-drive itinerary

Iceland is one of the most expensive tourist destinations in Europe. Sightseeing tours to Iceland can cost you thousands, even if you travel for just 3 days. However, if you decide to discover the beauty of Iceland on your own and do self-drive, you can save a lot of money and enjoy everything that travel agencies offer. Iceland is definitely not one of the destinations where you book a hotel for...