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8 unforgettable road trips in Iceland: take a drive through these spectacular landscapes
Apr 17, 2023 • 10 Min read
Do you need a visa to go to Iceland?
Mar 22, 2023 • 3 Min read
Depending on where you’re visiting from, you may need to apply for a visa to visit Iceland. Here’s our guide to the country's entry and visa requirements.
How to get around Iceland
Mar 19, 2023 • 9 Min read
Despite its small size, Iceland can be a tricky country to navigate. Here's how to get around.
Picture yourself in Iceland with Elsewhere by Lonely Planet
Mar 8, 2023 • 4 Min read
There’s no shortage of epic things to do in mystical, magical Iceland. Let Elsewhere plan a perfect itinerary by connecting you with their local expert.
The 14 best things to do in Iceland in 2023
Mar 3, 2023 • 12 Min read
Hiking, biking, Reykjavík-ing and more. Here's everything you need to do in Iceland for 2023.
Wildlife & Nature
13 things to know before visiting Iceland
Feb 15, 2023 • 6 Min read
In Iceland, tourists outnumber locals by around five to one. So don't be a d*ck; plus 13 other things to know before visiting.
Festivals & Events
When is the best time to visit Iceland?
Feb 7, 2023 • 5 Min read
From the best time to see the Northern lights to the best time to hike, here's when you should visit Iceland.
How to explore Iceland on a budget
Jan 19, 2023 • 7 Min read
The claim that "Iceland is too expensive to visit on a budget" is one of those classic travel myths. Here's how to do Iceland on the cheap.
Wildlife & Nature
Lonely Plan-it: How to plan a trip to see the northern lights in Europe
Dec 10, 2022 • 7 Min read
Seeing the northern lights in on many travelers’ bucket list. But how do you plan a trip to see a natural phenomenon? Egill Bjarnason shares his tips.
13 of the best hikes in Iceland
Sep 21, 2022 • 9 Min read
From short walks to epic multiday adventures, here are the best hikes in Iceland.
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