Iceland Travel Guides

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Welcome to our Iceland travel guides, your go-to source for unlocking the secrets of the Land of Fire and Ice.

From the history and culture of Reykjavik to the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Golden Circle and beyond, these guides provide insider insights to help you plan an unforgettable adventure.

Embark on a virtual journey and discover the must-visit destinations, hidden gems, and thrilling experiences that await you in the place we call home.

For even more travel inspiration, browse our range of Iceland day tours and multi-day tours in Iceland.

If you have any questions for Your Friend in Reykjavik, please feel free to get in touch.

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A fun family on a private Reykjavik Walking Tour
Private tours in Reykjavik, Iceland, are ideal for discovering the magical Bay of Smoke. Today, the steaming hot springs that gave this port city its name make way...
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Coffee is sacred in Iceland
We LOVE coffee Searching for the best coffee shops in Reykjavik can be a daunting task because there are quite a few. Icelanders love their coffee, and we...
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Consistently excellent restaurants in Downtown Reykjavik Iceland’s beauty is unparalleled. From fiery, active volcanoes, sparkling waterfalls, rugged mountain cliffs to the beautiful northern lights dancing in the sky,...
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A screenshot of the Weather App
Here is a list of the top apps I recommend for your trip to Iceland. Apps can help you get around, give you extra knowledge, and make your...
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If you like strolling through markets and seeing people from all walks of life, then the Reykjavik flea market or Kolaportið flea market is for you! Kolaportið is...
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A gravel road in the middle of nowhere in Iceland
It is great to drive around on your own time without dependence on pre-fixed schedules or destinations. You can just enjoy the unique landscape of this rugged island...
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Kids playing, Helgi Halldorsson
Family holidays are supposed to be enjoyable experiences filled with memories that you’ll look back on for many years to come. But it’s not always that easy! It...
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The Reykjavik pond looking at Hallgrimskirkja and Frikirkjan churches
It is no secret that Iceland is an expensive country. It consistently ranks in the top 5 of the most expensive countries in the world. But even if...
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Westfjords of Iceland
Does your trip to Iceland coincide with Easter in March? If you’re looking for a holiday experience like no other, there’s only one place to be — Ísafjörður!...
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Hilda hiking up mount Esja
It‘s fair to say that for those of us living in Reykjavik, we have a particular love affair with Mt. Esja, which dominates the skyline to the north...
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An Overview of the Blue Lagoon
Most people travelling to Iceland visit the Blue Lagoon, and no wonder it is a pretty unique place. The lagoon has a unique composition and consists of three...
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