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Visiting Iceland in October – Travel Tips, Weather & Things to do

2019-09-20T13:19:31+00:00June 25th, 2019|

October is a great time to visit Iceland. The weather is a bit cold, yet comfortable and the fall atmosphere is quite beautiful. Most outdoor activities can still be enjoyed comfortably, just with few extra layerings. Across Iceland, October weather conditions will be chilly with some precipitation, but pleasant. Snow is not that common unless you [...]

Visting Iceland in November | Weather, planning, attractions & things to do

2019-09-20T13:19:31+00:00June 21st, 2019|

If you are planning to visit Iceland in November — you are in for a treat. November has been considered one of the best months to visit the country. The weather is colder and windier, as winds start upping their pace. However, it is not as icy as December and January, making it the perfect month [...]

Guide to driving in Iceland in winter

2019-09-20T13:29:55+00:00January 17th, 2018|

Planning a trip to Iceland this winter? Looking forward to exploring this spectacular season behind the wheel of your rental car? Great idea! A winter wonderland awaits! Driving in Iceland in the winter however can be a challenge and is therefore not recommended for the inexperienced driver. Handling a vehicle in such weather – especially [...]

Dress like a local in Iceland in Winter

2019-09-20T13:20:09+00:00December 30th, 2017|

During the winter months, Iceland‘s weather ranges from „this is not so bad“ to „oh my god, I‘m going to die“. Even though the temperature drops well below 0°C degrees the country is still bustling with locals and tourists. There‘s plenty of reasons to visit Iceland in the winter; northern lights, glacier hikes, music festivals [...]

Icelandic Christmas Traditions

2019-09-20T13:20:09+00:00December 25th, 2017|

Every country has its own Christmas traditions. In Iceland, almost the entire population celebrates Christmas and the holidays are for many Icelanders the most significant and most exciting time of the year. As early as mid-October you will begin to see Christmas advertisements from local stores, and at the end of November, you will start [...]

What to pack for Iceland in winter

2019-09-20T13:29:55+00:00December 20th, 2017|

It can be tough trying to pack for a winter holiday, as the clothing you’ll need is that much bulkier and heavier than what you would take in summer. Don’t let this deter you though, particularly when your winter destination is Iceland. A successful trip to Iceland starts when you pack all of the right [...]

Visting Iceland in January | Travel tips, Weather & things to do

2019-09-20T13:20:09+00:00December 15th, 2017|

January is one of the coldest months in Iceland; it competes with February for the title. But don't let the sub-zero temperatures deter you from visiting. First, there are varying degrees of cold in Iceland and the winter cold does not show up every day throughout the winter. Second, think of visiting Iceland in January [...]

Iceland in December – Things to do, weather, accommodation and travel tips

2019-09-20T13:20:09+00:00November 28th, 2017|

The weather is cold and you'll likely run into snow, but if you're prepared and have packed appropriately, you can still enjoy city walking and lots of outdoor activities. In fact, just before and just after Christmas offers visitors some of the best opportunities for airfare and hotel bargains (except for new years eve). Even if [...]

The Icelandic Yule lads

2019-09-20T13:20:10+00:00November 21st, 2017|

Icelandic children get to enjoy the favors on not one but thirteen Santa Clauses. Their number has varied over time, but currently are considered to be thirteen. Called the Yule Lads, these merry but mischievous fellows take turns visiting kids on the 13 nights leading up to Christmas. On each of those nights, children place one of [...]

What to do in Iceland in Winter

2019-09-20T13:29:56+00:00November 20th, 2017|

Planning an Iceland trip in Winter and wondering what fun things are on offer?  To help you make the most of your winter vacation, we’ve compiled some of the most popular activities and tours for you. Before we begin, lets set the stage for what you can expect. First, due to its high latitude, Iceland has [...]

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