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Best Restaurants in Reykjavík – Bus Hostel Favorites

We listen to our guests and what restaurants they like when they are out and about in Reykjavík. This knowledge is what makes up this list, the Best Restaurants in Reykjavík – Bus Hostel Favorites list of awesome food! Enjoy! Icelandic food on the cheap This might be an oxymoron as Iceland is quite expensive. […]

Snorkel Tour with Scuba Iceland

  Iceland is full of surprises. It seems in every direction you point to leads to something different! However, some paths are beaten and some paths are reserved for the true adventurer. If you dare, go snorkeling in the arctic waters of Silfra, the crack separating the North American and European continents. It might sound really […]

Whale Watching with Elding

One of the most amazing things about Iceland is the marine life, and by this, we’re really talking about the whales. If you’re walking through the Old Harbor, why not stop and go on a whale watching tour? We recommend the classic whale watching tour with Elding.   You’ll search for 2 hours to see […]

Southern Iceland and Glacier walk

Southern Iceland and Glacier Walk with BusTravel Iceland One of the main highlights of Iceland is the beautiful south coast, so consider taking an adventurous tour of the country’s epic waterfalls. However, you must not forget where these waterfalls are coming from and check out the slowly cascading river of ice that makes up the […]

The Beautiful Snaefellsnes Peninsula

If you’ve still got some days in Iceland, or if you’re just starting to plan your trip, you should include Snæfellsnes Peninsula on your agenda. Snæfellsnes is a miniature version of Iceland. Although everything you’ll see in the country is completely stunning, this place on the west side has everything. You’ll see black beaches, the Snæfellsjökull glacier, volcanic fields, small villages, birds, […]

Where Should I Buy my Groceries?

When you arrive at Bus Hostel you might be asking yourself where you should buy some pasta or Skyr for keeping you energy up. Reykjavík has plenty of supermarkets, but which is closest to the hostel? Nothing is too far from the hostel, but if you’re in a pinch, here’s what’s close by: The closest small […]

Must-try (Budget) Icelandic food

When it comes to travel, one of the first things that we think about is the gastronomy of this new place we are going to discover. Maybe you have heard stories of Icelandic dishes such as the infamous fermented shark, lamb soup, or the sheep’s head. These are just some of the traditional dishes you […]

Must-have Apps for Your Trip to Iceland

As a traveler you don’t have 4G everywhere, but Iceland can be pretty connected and free wifi is a rule rather then an exception. So, if you don’t want to miss things during your trip to this extraordinary country, download these apps that will help you to enjoy your stay 24/7. Appyhour As you have […]