Iceland

Iceland Landscape

Tips for Visiting Iceland

Avoid July and August

There is no “bad” time to visit Iceland. Whale watching takes center stage from May through August, fewer tourists make visits to the hot springs more enjoyable in September and early October, and short days in December increase the likelihood of seeing the northern lights. Just be sure to pack appropriately for those long nights waiting for the sky to light up!

 

Things to do

There’s no other way to describe it– Iceland is a country full of natural wonders. Take a soak in Mother Nature’s hot tub at the Blue Lagoon, chase waterfalls, climb glaciers, and scan the horizon for the Northern Lights. Oh, and did I mention the food? Cozy up with rock crab soup, delight your taste buds with rye bread ice cream, and try the famous Reykjavik hot dog (yes, seriously)! 

Travel Guides

Reykjavik on a sunny day

One day in Reykjavík

Reykjavik and I got along very well. I think I like the small-town vibe, but it was winter, so I’d really like to go back in warmer weather. Until then, I have recently discovered Albi from gingeraroundtheglobe.com who used to live in Iceland

Read More »
Packing for Iceland

Packing for Iceland: Lessons learned

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Packing for Iceland isn’t a hard as I thought it would

Read More »
Good food in Reykjavik

Delicious places to eat in Reykjavik, Iceland

I wasn’t sure about what eating in Iceland would be like…I was actually pretty worried. Being a picky eater, but adamant about trying new foods, I knew that I had to make an effort to find some good places and try some real

Read More »

YouTube

Watch as I share European gems through food and memorable experiences, plus you can discover my adopted home of Amsterdam with me and see what it’s like to be an expat in the Netherlands.