The unusual and improbable seem to live comfortably among the stunning sights and fascinating geological phenomena in Iceland. Towns, landscapes, and even people all have their hidden quirks in this magical land, whether you choose to search for them or not. Some of the best places to take a look at Iceland’s most fantastic and unusual side is in museums.
Just like countless other cultures around the world, Iceland is home to unique and beautiful forms of music.
Everyone loves Iceland - even Hollywood! Discover some famous movies and tv shows you probably didn’t know were filmed in Iceland. Read now.
Icelanders love to eat ice cream all year round - yes, even in the cold northern winters. So no matter what time of year you visit this friendly island nation, you’re sure to find the perfect ice cream parlour to satisfy your sweet tooth. Here, we're sharing the best ice cream parlours in Iceland, outside of Reykjavik!
If you are planning on a trip to Iceland during the Summer then you might be looking for some of the top attractions to visit during your trip to Iceland.
Travel is slowly starting to open back up worldwide but there are still some lasting effects of coronavirus on the travel and tourism sector. There are still a number of restrictions when travelling abroad and different countries have their own rules and requirements.
Fishing has always played a crucial role in the economic and cultural history of Iceland, and as such, the creation of some brilliant Icelandic seafood dishes have developed over the years. If you're looking to create your own, check out our blog on the best seafood recipes from Iceland.
Here at Atak Car Rental, we are delighted to offer Icelanders a flexible and convenient long term car rental in Reykjavik, Iceland. Our rental cars are perfect for driving through Reykjavik, and depending on your choice of car, also venturing through the more remote highlands of the country.
Unlike many other European countries, Iceland does not have a strong public transport system. There are no rail options and even busses are very limited. This is why you should consider the many benefits of opting for your own Iceland road trip by renting a car. We’re here to tell you a little more about these benefits.
Iceland is a bird watcher’s paradise. Despite the harsh and arid reality of Iceland due to its geography, Iceland is rich in biodiversity, homing a variety of landscapes such as volcanoes, mountains, glaciers, grasslands and bogs; its vegetation is predominantly subarctic. Iceland boosts a range of native and non-native species; such as, whales, artic foxes, seals, cattle, dogs, horses, reindeer. Iceland is particularly a popular for its birds, currently there are around 85 distinct species of bird in Iceland. Since human settlement an astounding 330 avain species have been identified. It is reported that 60% of the world’s puffin population breeds on Icelandic cliffs such as Látrabjarg, in Westfjords.
When it comes to choosing the right car to use when exploring our beautiful island, there are many things that you should bear in mind.
The most popular and complete vacation in Iceland is to drive the whole circle of Iceland. Along the coast there is a road called the ring road, or route 1. It encircles the whole island and from it you can see some of the best natural attractions that Iceland has to offer. This article will tell you how you can plan for a trip like this in 6 days, and what attractions you can see along the way.