Iceland Backpacker Guide

It’s not hard to see how Iceland got its nickname. The ‘Land of Ice and Fire’ is home to glaciers and fleeting ice caves, spurting geysers and lava fields. Waterfalls tumble over jagged rock, and mountains keep watch over pocket-sized fishing villages....

The best 8 hostels in Iceland

How to find the best hostels in Iceland for your trip Iceland, the land known for its impressively dramatic landscapes, boasting some of mother nature’s best features including volcanoes, hot springs and lava fields. At some point you’ve probably stumbled across a...

Best Things to Do in Iceland: Whales, Waterfalls and… Beer Baths?!

Iceland Iceland baby! Our favourite Welsh duo, Kinging It, have explored the stunning Nordic nation and are here to share their tips for the best things to do in Iceland. We are talking amazing, unforgettable experiences, ranging across all types of temperatures;...

How to Enjoy Iceland on a Budget: Tips, Tricks and Free Things to Do

In the last few years, Iceland has jumped straight to the number one country on almost everyone’s bucket list. With its insane landscapes, friendly locals and incredible natural phenomenons (did someone say hot springs?), it’s no wonder we’re all jumping on the...

Places to stay in Iceland on a backpacker’s budget

Iceland is basically one gigantic National Park, where Mother Nature pulls all the stops out: geysers, glaciers, waterfalls, hot springs. Staying in a hostels means that you get to experience these otherworldly phenomenons without maxing out your travel fund....

Hostel of the week: Kex Hostel, Reykjavík

If ever there was a time to disappear to Iceland, it’s NOW, guys. From May to August, the midnight sun soaks the land for up to 24 hours a day – so basically an endless summer for us vitamin-D-starved souls! If you’re...

5 unmissable stops for your Iceland road trip

It’s been two weeks since I got back from my trip to Iceland, and I’m still suffering withdrawal symptoms. I miss the breathtaking waterfalls, otherworldly landscapes and incredible wildlife. To help me recover, I’m going to relive the magic and show you...

How to See Iceland’s Most Awesome Sights in 3 Days

To see the best sights of Iceland in a short space of time, I booked a three-day schedule of tours from Reykjavik with Viator. With very little public transport outside the capital (the car-loving population’s so small, it’s never been warranted), this was...