If you think Reykjavík is perhaps too hectic and too busy for your taste, Akureyri is the perfect city to visit. Located in Eyjafjörður North Iceland, Akureyri is a cozy city with about 18,500 habitants, making it the fourth largest municipality in Iceland.
Lava Apartments in Akureyri, North Iceland is a friendly apartment hotel with a fantastic location in the city center. Situated only a few steps from shops, cafes and restaurants. From Reykjavik direct to Lava Apartments in Akureyri, the drive is about 4.5 hours (380 km), easy and photogenic.
The newly opened Bjórböðin (english: beer baths aka beer spa) is something that you must try out if you’re driving in the North and want to relax in style. The baths are located in Árskógssandur just outside of Dalvík where the microbrewery Kaldi is also located. See their location below in google maps.
If you’ve been following Tiny Iceland from the beginning you might have read about my epic road trips, for example Iceland Challenge. There I was focusing on introducing Icelandair’s stopover program which is a great way for travelers flying a transatlantic flight that want to have the opportunity to visit Iceland with no extra flight […]
The lovely couple behind Pure Adirondacks, Evan & Hilary Williams contacted me to help them plan an 10-day road trip around Iceland. They drove around the island, hiked mountains, explored, and took some amazing footage. Here is their official blog post filled with ideas what to see & do while road tripping around Iceland. “In […]
On our last day, we traveled from Akureyri to Reykjavik which takes about 5 hours. We spent the time exchanging good music, enjoying the scenery and discussing our favorite parts of the trip. I don’t recommend making this trip in such a short time, but we were excited to get to Reykjavik to enjoy a […]
“Ah, the heart of the majestic north. Where the mountains seem a bit bolder, the sun shines just a little brighter, the calm is always calmer and the days go on forever at the height of the summer” – Icelandair Hotel Akureyri
I first became fascinated by this country when a friend introduced me to Sigur Rós in 2008. There was something special about the band. Granted, I heard them after the release of their most upbeat album, Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust (2008), but the music touched me all the same. The falsetto of […]