Travel Guide

Things to Do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik is the capital and largest city in Iceland, and the place most tourists make their home base. Even if you plan on exploring Iceland’s more rugged areas, chances are you’ll spend at least a day in Reykjavik (and you should!). The city is compact and walkable, safe and (with the very notable exceptions of Friday and Saturday nights) very […]

Traveling to Vik from Reykjavik

Vik is the southernmost village in Iceland, located off the Ring Road about 180 kilometers from Reykjavik. Despite its small size of about 300 people, it’s one of the largest villages in south Iceland and the largest for about 50 miles. There’s a supermarket, bank, post office, campground, hostel and three other lodging accommodations, plus a restaurant, church, and popular […]

Four Things to Do in the Westfjords

The Westfjords are one of the most spectacular areas in all of Iceland, boasting some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe. However, due to its location outside the famous Ring Road (a popular route for travelers that circumnavigates Iceland’s central land area), the region isn’t heavily visited. Couple that with a harsh landscape and unforgiving weather for nine months […]