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Reykjavík's Districts Explored: Vesturbær, Miðborg and Hlíðar

There are 10 unique districts spread throughout the capital itself, each with their own style and reasons to visit. We’ve brought the highlights of the most popular districts - Vesturbær, Miðborg & Hlíðar - and discuss the places to eat at, stay in and see while you visit.

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Iceland's Culture and Etiquette

Planning your trip to Iceland and keen to learn more about the culture of this beautiful island? Read on for our round-up of little-known intricacies of Icelandic culture and etiquette.

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Camping in Iceland

Our guide on camping in Iceland is designed for both tourists and natives, providing practical tips on what to expect, what to bring with you, and tips on the best spots you can use to camp safely. 

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The Climates and Seasons of Iceland

Iceland is undoubtedly an incredible holiday destination, owed in part to the stunning sights and unique climate. Even so, many believe that Iceland is a cold place all the time, with visions of snowfall and icy temperatures all year round, which could put some off from visiting this Nordic gem. 

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Driving in Iceland Guide

A road trip around Iceland is a pretty magical experience, with vistas and sights you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Realistically, if you’re planning a holiday jaunt across the nordic expanse, this will likely be your first time driving in this country, so it’s important to consider the differences from your home. 

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How to Drive on F-Roads in Iceland

Ready to explore the Icelandic highlands and mountain roads? While we’d heartily recommend any thrill-seeker to visit the breathtaking scenery found in the heart of the wilds, there are some inherent challenges that come in tow.

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The Top 7 Rental Cars Made For Iceland Roads

Iceland’s roads weave through the picturesque country, taking travelers on a road-trip they’ll never forget. Vast volcanoes masquerading as mountains and steamy hot springs with mist that rises from the ground dot the country

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The 10 Best Restaurants in Iceland You Have to Try

You might expect a list of the 10 best Icelandic restaurants to center solely around Reykjavik. Visit today to learn the best lesser known places to eat!

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21 Fun Facts to Know About Iceland Before You Visit

Despite the welcoming, ruddy faces of the country’s folk, and how adventure-prone its geography is, Iceland has plenty of twists and turns that go way beyond its rugged roads.

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9 Essential Iceland Car Rental Tips You Need to Know

Renting a car in Iceland is the best way to see the beauties of this beautiful country. Read on to learn Lotus’s nine Iceland car rental tips you need to know!

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