Our trip started in Reykjavík at Sixt rent a car Iceland where we picked up our rental car. (July 29th, 2017) Since we were four adults and planned on driving on gravel road (for example picking routes off ring road 1), we wanted to get a good car that could take us there. I’ve teamed […]
The newly opened Bjórböðin (english: beer baths) 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 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.
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 […]
Useful guide finding the US Navy plane Wreck on Sólheimasandur, South Iceland. By Stu, who publishes Wheres My Passport, with his wife Nat.
Hótel Húsafell is located in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland. The region is a magical area in so many ways because it’s history is deeply rooted in the Icelandic Sagas. The place is a dream for hikers and you can go on glaciers tours as well. The region is one of the best in Iceland to view […]
“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
Hotel Edda ÍKÍ is a rural summer hotel about an hour from Reykjavík. The hotel sits along the picturesque lake of Laugarvatn. The area is known for its unique hot springs and geothermal hot spots. The hotel has 28 rooms with en-suite bathrooms, a restaurant with lake view and three small conference rooms.
For a tiny, isolated island anchored in the North Atlantic ocean, Iceland is jam packed with some of the world’s most incredibly stunning landscapes. From east to west and north to south: every bit of Iceland unfolds before the eyes of visitors in a manner that suggests Mother Nature arranged the country as if to […]