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Last updated: 06/22/17Iceland is a stunning country, there is no doubt about that. Head in any direction and you’re going to have the opportunity to explore beautiful coastlines, rugged scenery, waterfalls, farms, and the possibility to go on glacier walks in Iceland to name a few! In fact, during our ten days driving the Ring Road we were able to do all of these and then some, and at times we were just awe-struck with how the...

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Last updated: 06/22/17This post is sponsored in part by our friends at Exodus Travels. When it comes to an Iceland road trip, you would think that driving around the Ring Road would be a simple thing to plan. The country is an island, the Ring Road is the only road that goes around it in its entirety, and generally speaking everyone goes on the same tried-and-true path around the country. All of these things are true, except for that...

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Last updated: 06/14/17Iceland is full of culinary gems and surprises, with a more dynamic and diverse food scene than we ever expected. From lunch in a greenhouse to our favorite hot dog stand, here we reveal our culinary “best of” list from our recent 10-day trip driving around the famous Iceland Ring Road. Best Affordable Seafood Meal: Kaffivagninn in Reykjavik It’s not hard to find good seafood in Iceland, but...

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Last updated: 06/14/17As many readers here know, we are Hilton loyalists in our travel hacking endeavors (but are also one of the brand’s fiercest critics). We travel with Hilton for work and use our branded Hilton credit cards for just about everything in order to rack up as many points and weekend night certificates as possible. This doesn’t allow us to travel the world for free as some travel hackers would have you...

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Last updated: 06/22/17Iceland has a bad reputation for being an expensive country to visit. Although it is true that Iceland is on the more expensive end of the spectrum, it does not have to break the bank in the process. We visited for a 10-day Iceland Ring Road trip and had a wonderful time for about $3,000 for the two of us, excluding airfare. Now, we know that this is on the higher side of things but thankfully there are many ways...

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Last updated: 06/22/17One thing we always see a lot of after visiting an up-and-coming destination is a lot of questions from our friends, family, and readers. Ignoring the negative, “why on Earth would you want to go there?” type questions, more often than not we end up having a lot of great conversations about why a specific destination will be a must see destination in the very near future (if it isn’t already)....

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