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Are you looking for some tips, guides, or ideas for things to do or see in Iceland?  Then you're in the right place!



Is it hard to find gas stations in Iceland?

Is it hard to find gas stations in Iceland?

Is it hard to find gas stations in Iceland? Not entirely, but we will go over the main gas stations in the country and where they are located. That way, you can roll the windows down and enjoy the drive with ease.

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All About the Icelandic Flag

All About the Icelandic Flag

The Icelandic Flag is historic, with beautiful designs that honor the freedom of the country. In this article, we go over the history behind the flag and talk about old designs.

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Guide to Sky Lagoon in Iceland

Guide to Sky Lagoon in Iceland

Are you ready to experience a day full of utter relaxation when visiting Iceland? If yes, then get ready to visit Sky Lagoon. A majestic place that allows you to soak in the sky, literally.

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Guide to Seljalandsfoss Waterfall in Iceland (with maps)

Guide to Seljalandsfoss Waterfall in Iceland (with maps)

Seljalandsfoss waterfall in Iceland is one of the most well-known in Iceland. This guide is full of useful information such as how to get to Seljalandsfoss, how to take a walk on the path behind, and where to stay and eat while visiting Seljalandsfoss Waterfall in Iceland.

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Gay Pride in Iceland - Everything You Need to Know

Gay Pride in Iceland - Everything You Need to Know

Iceland is one of the most liberal and accepting countries when it comes to LGBT rights.  From the first annual Gay Pride in Iceland in 1999 to the recent legalization of same-sex marriage in 2010, LGBT people have made strides in their struggle to be accepted.

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Does Iceland have mosquitoes?

Does Iceland have mosquitoes?

Whether you are camping, hiking, or just relaxing outdoors, they always seem to find you in the summer. Luckily, they are not found in all countries. So, is Iceland home to these little buggers?

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Guide to Tipping in Iceland

Guide to Tipping in Iceland

Imagine finishing a delicious meal at your favorite seafood and your friendly waiter brings you the bill. The question that will surely be on your mind is should you tip in Iceland or not?

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Thorrablot in Iceland

Thorrablot in Iceland

Every year from mid-January to mid-February Icelanders gathers together to celebrate Thorrablot. A mid-winter festival that showcases traditional Iceland food followed by dancing the night away.

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Sheep Round-Up in Iceland

Sheep Round-Up in Iceland

Early fall, the Sheep are rounded up and collected by the farmers. This day turns into a town party! Keep reading to learn about Iceland’s primary animal and how they are rounded up each year.

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Do I Need a rental Car in Reykjavik?

Do I Need a rental Car in Reykjavik?

So, you've made the wise choice of visiting Reykjavik. Excellent! I can assure you that the splendor of Iceland’s capital will leave you amazed. Travelers to Reykjavik must make plans for both getting there and getting around the city once they ge...

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Surfing in Iceland

Surfing in Iceland

Surfing in Iceland? YES, it exists! Imagine riding world-class waves surrounded by beautiful landscapes and volcano lava fields. Read this article to learn everything about surfing in Iceland.

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Traditional Icelandic Food

Traditional Icelandic Food

Eat like an Icelandic Viking with these 10 traditional Icelandic foods. In this article, we will go over the food's history with some facts about the food and share with you the Icelandic recipe.

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Guide to Iceland’s Golden Circle (with map)

Guide to Iceland’s Golden Circle (with map)

Iceland’s Golden Circle is a well-traveled tourist route that takes you on a journey through Iceland’s most breathtaking natural landscapes and rich cultural heritage. Learn how to drive Iceland's Golden Circle with this ultimate guide.

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Midnight Sun in Iceland

Midnight Sun in Iceland

The Iceland Midnight Sun is a natural phenomenon that occurs during the summer months when the sun remains visible 24 hours a day, meaning the sun never fully sets. We are going to break down why this happens and how you can take advantage of it

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Vegan In Iceland

Vegan In Iceland

We curated a list of the best Vegan restaurants and hotspots throughout the country, so you don’t have to!

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Best Places To Visit In Iceland

Best Places To Visit In Iceland

There are so many places to visit in Iceland that it can be overwhelming to choose where to go. This guide provides a list of the best places to visit in Iceland.

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Two Weeks of Skiing in Iceland

Two Weeks of Skiing in Iceland

When you think "Iceland", skiing may not be the first thing that comes to mind. In this article, you will read about the two-week skiing journey that one of our Go Car Rental customers planned.

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What to Pack for Iceland in the Summer

What to Pack for Iceland in the Summer

If you're wondering what to pack for Iceland in the summer, you're in the right place, as you'll find the complete list here. We’ve left out the essentials, like underwear and socks, as it’s up to you to decide how many you pack.

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12 Fun Facts About Iceland

12 Fun Facts About Iceland

Iceland is often referred to as 'The Land of Fire and Ice,' and for good reason. This is a collection of 12 fun facts about Iceland that will get you to fall in love with this beautiful country.

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What Animals Can You Expect to See In Iceland

What Animals Can You Expect to See In Iceland

Unlike its Arctic neighbors with dangerous bears and wolves, animals in Iceland are much friendlier, cuter, and more captivating to watch.
If you’re wondering what animals you can expect to see in Iceland, sit tight, as I’ll share that, and where you can find them.

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How did Iceland get its name?

How did Iceland get its name?

While Greenland is known for being very cold and snowy, with not much greenery at all and Iceland is the opposite with its vibrant green meadows and enjoyable summers one of the most commonly asked questions is “Why is Iceland Green and Greenland is Ice?” or "Why is Iceland Called Iceland?".

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11 Famous TV and Movie Locations in Iceland

11 Famous TV and Movie Locations in Iceland

Did you know that Iceland is a hot spot for the film industry? The country's out-of-this-world appearance makes a breathtaking backdrop for both movies and television shows. It especially attracts SciFi and science films due to its unique landscapes.

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Best Things to do in Iceland

Best Things to do in Iceland

From bucket-list-worthy natural spectacles to hiking across the epic landscapes, here are the best things to do in Iceland. And for those planning a trip, don’t forget about a car rental in Iceland.

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