Articles about Iceland

Planning a trip to Iceland? Browse our articles for useful information about Iceland, including the best places to see the northern lights, top clubbing spots in Reykjavik and why you should hire a car in Iceland. Take a look at our informative articles for all you need to know about this fascinating destination.

A Guide to the Cuisine of Iceland

We know and love Iceland as a Northern Nights and thermal lake hotspot, yet there’s also plenty to talk about when it comes to Icelandic food. It ranks among some of the most inventive and outlandish in the world, although there are also a great number of home-grown classics to savour when you’re feeling peckish.

Clubbing in Reykjavik

Trendy canteens serving craft beer and chilled out lounges dishing out cocktails epitomise Reykjavik‘s offerings, with many opening at midnight and staying lively until the early hours. Refreshingly, most venues have no cover charges so getting in free sweetens the deal further. Drinks do tend to be on the pricey side in Iceland generally, so look out for happy hour.

Cultural spots in Reykjavik

There are nearly 200 museums in Iceland so you’re never far away from something interesting to see and explore. In Reykjavik there are opportunities to admire artworks and sculptures, learn more about the fascinating history and culture of Iceland and take a closer look at some of its most iconic buildings.

Viewing the Northern Lights

Iceland is quite simply one of the best places in the world to get an unforgettable view of the natural display of the Northern Lights. Even if you’ve had a look at photos and video footage of the Northern Lights, there’s nothing that can top the experience of seeing them for yourself. If you’re keen to catch a glimpse at this world famous spectacle while you’re visiting Iceland, take a look below at our Northern Lights guide.

Fun facts about Iceland

With its spectacular landscape of glaciers, rocky mountains, hot springs and open-air pools Iceland is an amazing place to go on holiday. The Icelandic people and culture are also fascinating and friendly, as you’ll discover when you visit. To give you an idea of what to expect take a look below at our list of interesting and fun facts.