Iceland Family Travel

The land of fire and ice, Iceland cannot fail to impress with its natural beauty. Family travel in Iceland could not be easier. Hire a car and explore the epic, other-worldly landscapes. There are lava fields and geysers, glaciers and volcanoes, waterfalls and black sand beaches. If you’re lucky, you might catch a sighting of the Northern Lights.

Its interesting history starts with the Viking settlement in the 9th century and today it is a shining example of sustainability. It definitely falls into the bucket list category and best of all, contrary to popular belief, it’s possible to do Iceland on a budget.

Panoramic view of Reykjavik

The 12 Best Things To Do In Reykjavik

Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland and the northernmost capital city in the world. It is a fabulous destination either in the summer or the winter and there are plenty of things to do in Reykjavik to keep you entertained for a weekend or longer.
Humpback whale

The Top 10 Things To Do In Iceland

Iceland, the land of fire and ice and myths and legends, is an incredible country. There are so many incredible things to do in Iceland that you are bound to fall in love with it and vow to come back for more. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Iceland.
The Secret Lagoon Iceland

Visiting The Secret Lagoon Iceland: A Complete Guide

Despite its name, the Secret Lagoon in Iceland is not so secret these days, but there are still lots of good reasons why you should visit. If you're having the same Secret Lagoon vs Blue Lagoon debate that we had before we went to Iceland in October (the best month to go!), we can say that it was the Secret Lagoon all the way for us.
Hallgrimskirkja in Reykjavik with northern lights

Iceland In October: What To Expect & Why It’s The Best Time To Go

We didn't plan to go to Iceland in October but a little research and some cheap flights convinced us to give it a go. Here's why October is the best month to visit Iceland.
Skogafoss at sunrise

15 Incredible Iceland Waterfalls And Where To Find Them

If you love waterfalls anywhere near as much as we do, then Iceland is the place for you as the Iceland waterfalls are some of the most spectacular in the world. With over 10,000 waterfalls to choose from, you'll need our help to narrow down the choice to the 15 most incredible waterfalls in Iceland.

Seljalandsfoss: The Most Spectacular Waterfall in Iceland

Seljalandsfoss is the most popular waterfall in Iceland. With over 10,000 waterfalls in Iceland, being the most popular waterfall in Iceland is quite a title but it's easy to understand why it deserves it. Read more to help you make the most of your visit.
Sunrise at Diamond Beach Iceland

Why Diamond Beach Iceland Should be on Your Radar

Visiting Diamond Beach Iceland (and neighbouring Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon) was one of the absolute highlights of our trip. This is really saying something when the whole of Iceland is just magical! Here are a few quick hints and tips to make the most of your visit.
Gerðuberg cliffs in winter

A Guide to Visiting the Gerðuberg Cliffs in Iceland

The Gerðuberg Cliffs are one of the most iconic sights in Iceland. The dark grey hexagonal columns are enormous but it's not so much their size that makes them so impressive.  They are so perfectly formed that they look like they have been carved by hand and are a must see sight on your Iceland itinerary.
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The 10 Best Family Holiday Destinations for 2021

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Looking for family holiday ideas for your 2020 family travels? Look no further! We've pulled together a list of the ten best family holiday destinations for 2020 to help you narrow down your search. Most destinations these days are easy to travel to with a family, but these ones stand out as being exceptionally family-friendly.
Black Church Snaefellsnes Peninsula

The Best Snæfellsnes Peninsula Day Trip: Where To Go & What To Do

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The Snaefellsnes Peninsula is in western Iceland, about 150km north of Reykjavik. It has some of the most dramatic landscape in Iceland and is home to the most iconic (and most photographed) mountain in Iceland, Kirkjufell. It's a great day trip from Reykjavik, or stay in one of the many beautiful hotels or homestays to give you more time to explore the area.
Secret Lagoon hot springs Iceland

10 Tips For A Cheap Iceland Holiday

When you come back from holiday, people usually ask you how it was. However, when we came back from Iceland on holiday, people asked 'Was it expensive?' Whilst Iceland holidays can be expensive, there are ways to have a budget Iceland holiday with the family without affecting the quality of your holiday.
Diamond Beach in Iceland

The Best 6 Day Iceland Itinerary

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If you're planning a trip to Iceland, we have pulled together the best 6 day Itinerary which can easily be adapted for stays of different lengths and covers the very best highlights of the south and west of Iceland. The best thing is that the vast majority of these highlights are completely free!
northern lights at Kirkjufell iceland

Northern Lights in Iceland: All You Need To Know

Seeing the Northern Lights is high up on many people's bucket list. These days you can book Northern Lights holidays to give you the best chance of seeing this natural yet elusive light display, but even these Northern Lights trips can't guarantee a sighting. Our top tips will give you the best chance of seeing the lights while saving you money too.
Hire care in Iceland

Hiring a Car in Iceland: Everything You Need to Know

You might wonder why there are so many articles out there about hiring a car in Iceland. Maybe you have hired countless cars during your travels and wonder what all the fuss is about. We certainly felt like this but having hired a car ourselves in Iceland, we can confirm that Iceland car rental is not quite as straight forward as your average car rental experience. Read our tips and advice on renting a car in Iceland to avoid any costly mistakes.
Icelandic Horses

Visiting Iceland for the first time: 13 things you need to know

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Visiting Iceland is an incredible experience but there are things we wish we'd known before we went. Read our guide on the 13 things you need to know before visiting Iceland that will help with your trip planning.