About 3 hours by car from Reykjavik, on the west coast of Iceland, the 90km-long Snaefellsnes Peninsula offers mountain ranges, glaciers, windswept beaches, seaside fishing villages, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and wildlife viewing. It seems a world away from Reykjavik, but actually it’s quite close and easy to get to. By car The drive from Reykjavik to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula is […]

Getting from Reykjavik to Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Hornstrandir is one of the most remote places in Iceland. The area, the northernmost spot in the Westfjords, is a nature reserve and is only accessible in summer. There are no roads in Hornstrandir either, so getting there is further complication. Here’s how to make the trip. Organized tours By far the easiest way to get to Hornstrandir is by […]

How to Get to Hornstrandir

Visiting Reykjavik and not visiting the Blue Lagoon is like visiting Paris and not going to the Eiffel Tower. While some people undoubtedly do it, the Blue Lagoon is considered the largest tourist attraction for those visiting Reykjavik, though it’s not actually located in Reykjavik. The Blue Lagoon is actually about 4o minutes from Reykjavik. Because it is so close […]

Getting from Reykjavik to the Blue Lagoon