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ICELAND: a quick guide.

places i visited and recommendations in the land of fire and ice. glaciers, waterfalls, hottest clubs, steamy lagoons, sulfur springs, deep fjords, lunar landscapes - name it then iceland has it!

Updated May 11, 2013
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  1. Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Snaefellsjokull, Iceland
    snæfellsjökull national park is the smallest of the three national parks in iceland. it is located in the western tip of snæfellsness peninsula about 2-3 hours from the capital reykjavik. the national park has many stunning attractions: pebble …
  2. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Vik, Iceland
    reynisdrangar is my favorite place in iceland. the haunting landscape and raging waves gives immense power to this site. as a lover of desolate beaches, reynisdrangar and the black beach of vík tops my list. located in south iceland in the small …
  3. Expensive "General Tips & Advice" in Solheimajokull, Iceland
    as me and maike, my co-organizer for the roadtrip and camping around iceland finalized the plans for autumn, we decided to incorporate a real hiking adventure for our trip. we decided to book a group tour of professionaly hiking a glacier - sólheim…
  4. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Iceland
    the wild east fjords or austfirðir in icelandic is a MUST see in iceland. it is one of or probably the wildest coast that i had ever seen in europe. a spectacular sight to behold - the east fjords are mix of high sea cliffs for which migratory and …
  5. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Iceland
    one of the stunning landscape in iceland that is not to be missed is europe's largest and most powerful waterfall which is dettifoss. located literally in the middle of nowhere in north iceland in the region of norðurland eystra. the landscape a…
    This review was featured on Saturday March 26th, 2011
  6. Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland
    eyjafjallajökull, a volcano thats difficult to spell and worse - difficult to pronouce and by all means halted air traffic all over europe for a full week and erupted continously for almost a month! eyjafjallajökull can be seen from the ring roa…
  7. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Esjan, Iceland
    esjan is a mountain range located in the northern part of reykjavik, the capital. although not part of reykjavik itself and not over than 1000 meters high, it can be seen from the city. hiking esjan range is a great way to introduce oneself into t…
  8. Cheap "General Tips & Advice" in Iceland
    even with the economic crisis that hit iceland badly and made it bankrupt, traveling iceland can still be expensive. tour operators charge more or less 50 euros for the cheapest day tours per person like "the golden circle" tour, 250+ euros for a…
    This review was featured on Monday October 25th, 2010
  9. Ridiculously Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Kaldidalur, Iceland
    kaldidalur (literally means "cold valley") is a highland offroad located at the boundary of the interior of iceland and lies in the highlands of the country. kaldidalur is the shortest of the 3 highland roads in iceland of only around 40 kms, ther…
  10. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Iceland
    sólheimajökull glacier is a sad story, the glacier has retreated and thinned rapidly in just 2 decades. as our icelandic glacier guide told me, given a time, the place where the glacier once stood will become a glacial lake if all the large volume …
  11. Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Iceland
    located near the international airport of iceland at keflavik, the blue lagoon or bláa lónið is one of the most famous attractions in iceland. a very expensive (for me) geothermal spa, the price is a staggering 30 euros for adult entrance. plu…
  12. Ridiculously Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Iceland
    the ultimate and one-of-a-kind roadtrip! for me, the great ring road (route 1) of iceland is iceland's biggest attraction. why? because without it, the main attractions of iceland could not be reached! the great ring road is 1,339 kilometres and c…
  13. Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Jokulsarlon, Iceland
    the icebergs of jökulsárlón is one of the MUST SEE in iceland. it is where you can see icebergs up close and personal - you can even touch and play with them! it is around 4-5-6 hours from the capital reykjavik (depends on time) and located in…
    This review was featured on Sunday May 19th, 2013
  14. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Iceland
    öxnadalur is a valley located in north iceland. the site is famous in iceland because the band sigur rós performed a concert here and also for a mountain peak called "hraundangi" which is mentioned in the saga of grettir the strong. the valley i…
  15. Expensive "General Tips & Advice" in Reykjavik, Iceland
    icelandair is the official flag carrier of iceland, with its base at the capital of reykjavik. only two airlines serve iceland - icelandexpress which is a budget airline and icelandair. i booked icelandair not expecting anything, i booked from cop…
  16. Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Egilsstadir, Iceland
    vinland gisting (motel) is located in east iceland in the small town of egilsstaðir. it is a perfect break if you are tenting/roadtripping/camping around iceland, whether you came from the north or from the south. the motel looks odd and doenst …
  17. Ridiculously Expensive "Nightlife & Entertainment" in Iceland
    located in the center of reykjavik at bankastræti near the main street of laugavegur - where most of the bars and restaurants and shops in rekjavik are concentrated lies b5 club and bistro. it is not hard to miss on a weekend - specially on satu…
lauro says:
i wish you the best of the weather guybooth ^^
Posted on: May 31, 2013
guybooth says:
Awesome. I hope to make it to Iceland in August! Thanks.
Posted on: May 31, 2013
ccjbeachbum says:
yes nice
Posted on: May 11, 2013
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