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woman hiker on the trail in the Islandic mountains. Trek in National Park Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Trekking and Hiking Trails In Iceland: Complete Guide

A Guide to Hiking Iceland’s Mountain Trails There are many adjectives one could use to describe Iceland’s rugged, verdant, diverse topographic terrain. Flat is not
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Bruarfoss waterfall Golden Circle, Iceland

A Two-Day Layover In Iceland: Here’s What You Should Do!

A Two-Day Layover in Iceland In Winter Despite its remote location, Iceland is extremely easy to visit. It might lie in the middle of the
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Whale show near Husavik City in Iceland.

10 Fun Things for Families to Do In Reykjavik

Things to Do In Reykjavik with Family If you’re visiting with the children, you’ll be pleased to find that Reykjavik is very child-friendly. Not only
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Experts' Travel Guides

Traveling Around Iceland

TRAVEL GUIDE

Northern Light over Kirkjufell volcanoWhether you’re eager to head out on your own terms in a rented four-wheel drive, hop on one of the island’s numerous group-tour buses, wade out to the Arctic seas by boat, or even explore rugged mountain ranges via helicopter, you’ll no doubt be satisfied by the abundance of transport and adventure opportunities available to you as a traveler in Iceland. Famously foreigner-friendly, clean, navigable, and heartrendingly beautiful, Iceland has become a well-deserved hot-spot destination for many tourists around the globe in the past few decades. However, since there is so much to explore and do on the island, many explorers end up feeling overwhelmed and don’t quite know where to start. Iceland Buddy is eager to help you craft your ideal island adventure and therefore we have placed our expert travel guides here for your easy access.

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REYKJAVÍK CITY GUIDE

Reykjavik cityReykjavík is Iceland’s capital city, world-renowned for its distinctive architecture, colourful arts and music scene, fascinating culinary culture, and the mountainous, magnificent island terrain surrounding the city in its entirety. It is widely regarded as Iceland’s cultural and economic “heart,” but that doesn’t make it a bustling, overwhelming metropolitan center. Environmentally friendly and incredibly safe, Reykjavík avoids many of the dangerous, noisy pitfalls of most mid-sized to large urban centers. For this reason and more, Reykjavík has become a famous traveler-favourite over the past several years. Here Iceland Buddy will provide you with numerous resources, excursion guides, and recommendations related to the capital city that will help you cultivate your ideal experience in Reykjavík.

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NATURE

Godafoss waterfall at sunset, IcelandIceland boasts an extraordinary, almost alien landscape, characterized by imposing mountain ranges, explosive geysers and steaming hot springs, undulating hills dotted with unbelievably vibrant grasses, lichens, and mosses, and sleek black-sand shorelines covered with crystalline pieces of glacial masses. People from all over the world travel thousands of miles to hike, dive, explore the island’s caves and glaciers, ride Icelandic ponies across tremendous grassy fields, and much, much more. At Iceland Buddy we know the ins and outs of the island’s natural environment, and we know where to look for the most exciting and fulfilling outdoor opportunities. Here you will find all the information you will need related to Iceland’s extraordinary topography and what you can do there.

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CULTURE

Icelandic typical dried fish (Hardfiskur) with charcoal bread and butterIceland is a unique place in every sense of the word. You can enjoy extraordinary sights and engage in outdoor adventures you wouldn’t be able to anywhere else on the globe. However, many forget that Iceland has a fascinating cultural life as well as a distinctive landscape. The beautiful and lively capital city of Reykjavík is beloved by culinary enthusiasts, fashion aficionados, artists, musicians, and literature lovers for its unapologetic and highly artistic eccentricity. Icelandic culture is also undeniably authentic – the island’s relative isolation has allowed for a very unique character to proliferate all on its own. Here you’ll find guides to Iceland’s unique artistic, musical, historical, and cultural venues, as well as recommendations for some exceptional places to try traditional and fusion foods!

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TRAVEL STORIES

Icelandic foodYou will undoubtedly come away from your Icelandic adventure with some incredible pictures – but your memories are what will really matter. Given that the island is such a unique, lively, and delightfully eccentric place, travelers tend to come away from their trips with truly unusual and enriching experiences they couldn’t have acquired anywhere else. Of course, these experiences give rise to some pretty fascinating stories. Here we at Iceland Buddy have compiled some great tales and testimonials from explorers from around the globe who have traveled north to experience the magic of Iceland. We hope you will come away from your adventure with some special travel stories to share as well!

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