Reykjavik

Sun Voyager artwork sculpture in Reykjavik Iceland
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Best of Reykjavik Day Two: Your 48-Hour Guide

Welcome back to the enchanting city of Reykjavik! After a busy first day exploring the vibrant streets and iconic landmarks, our second day promises to be just as magical. If you havent read about Day One yet, you can do that here! But with a day where I spend a morning soaring over Iceland, a […]

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View from Hallgrimskirkja in Reykjavik Iceland
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Best of Reykjavik: Your 48-Hour Guide – Day One

Welcome to your 48 hour guide to Reykjavik! Having just finished my tour of the Golden Circle, it was time for me to explore Reykjavik. With so much on offer I wanted to make the most of my time here. We had arrived back in the city the night before. And with some good company, […]

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Sky Lagoon Spa in reykjavik
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Sky Lagoon: Complete relaxation in the outskirts of Reykjavik

Without a doubt you will be asked two questions when you return from Iceland. “Did you see the Northern Lights?” And “Did you go to the Blue Lagoon?”. Now I was incredibly lucky to see the former, but when the weather turned against me and cancelled my trip to the Blue Lagoon, I was left […]

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Flyover Iceland flight simulator in Reykjavik for travel blog Brads Backpack
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FlyOver Iceland: Your guide to the virtual experience

When my original plans to visit the Blue Lagoon were cancelled, I was left with a whole day to fill. I had already booked tickets for the Sky Lagoon instead. But that was in the afternoon leaving my morning free. I remembered reading a brochure at the airport about FlyOver Iceland, a virtual flying experience […]

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Icelandic Phallological Museum exhibit
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Phallological Museum: Reykjaviks Quirkiest Attraction

Culture is always important to me when I travel, and there isn’t a better place to discover local culture than a museum. By this point of my trip, I had already been to various museums. Including the Perlan Museum and learned about the Icelandic landscape. And later in the day, I had arranged to visit […]

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Perlan Museum in Reykjavik Iceland
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Perlan Museum: A journey through Icelandic Nature

I came to the Perlan Museum as part of a tour with G Adventures. We had originally planned to visit the Lava Caves but the weather had other plans for us,  and with the roads out of Reykjavik blocked by snow our tour guide Francious thought of his feet and took us here instead, and […]

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The Rainbow Road in Reykjavik Iceland, painted as the LGBT Flag for pride
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Reykjavik’s Rainbow Street: Instagram-worthy moments in Iceland

Back in 2015, the city of Reykjavik decided to paint one of its streets a rainbow to celebrate Reykjavik Gay Pride which started in 1999. Since then the festival has grown and attracts up to 100,000 visitors each year. The now-named Rainbow Street is painted year-round, with many stopping to pose and have their photos […]

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