Icelandair has been making big strides towards becoming the choice of travelers wishing to visit Iceland and Europe. Leaving from the US, Iceland is close to half way between the two continents. With affordable airfare prices, Icelandair is popping up all over flight search engines. They also offer a Stopover program allowing passengers to stay up to 7 days in Iceland prior to taking their connecting flight to Europe or elsewhere. In addition to the Stopover program they offe
This past October I travelled to Iceland. I enjoyed everything from the planning to every moment spent exploring the country, the cuisine, and the culture. My biggest task was to find a place to stay that would meet my needs. I had decided that I would be based in Reykjavik and rent a car. Daily I would explore a different part of Iceland, but return to Reykjavik each night. I wanted something in the heart of the city, but also affordable. I stumbled upon the Rey Apartments.
On my recent trip to Iceland, I spent much time researching what was a must do. Everything I could find stated that the Golden Circle was not to be missed. So we went..... We woke up early to a cloudy and drizzly Monday morning in the city of Reykjavik. I gathered everything I might need on a full day road trip through Iceland. (rain coat, sweatshirt, boots, rain boots, extra socks, hat, gloves, a head lamp, hot spot, chargers, cameras, snacks, and a water bottle) Just the da
One of the best days I had in Iceland was on a road trip to Vik. Visiting the black sand beaches of Vik had been at the top of my to do list, and it did not disappoint. Google maps estimated the trip would take 2.25hrs from Reykjavik. I knew the ride would be long, but one thing I learned very quickly in Iceland was that no matter what road I travelled on the landscape was always insanely beautiful. the landscape and the stops made the ride fly by. I made the following stops