Eating out in Reykjavík is a great experience but it can also empty out your wallet pretty quickly. If you have access to a kitchen you should definitely consider cooking "at home". Here's a guide to Reykjavik's supermarkets and grocery stores.
Iceland is considered one of the safest countries in the world, and consistently tops the Institute for Economics and Peace’s Global Peace Index. However, there are dangers in Iceland you need to be careful about.
Iceland might be a tricky destination in terms of packing. How cold is it going to be? Will you be dining at fancy restaurants? Will you need your hiking boots? Here's an article that answers all of your questions.
In Iceland the difference between seasons can be stark since the amount of daylight is extremely variable, depending on the time of year. This article offers some great insight for those who can't decide when to visit.
You might have troubles waking up because of the shortage of daylight, but the cold dark Icelandic winter certainly has its charm. Winter is also the season for northern light spotting and gazing at the starry skies.
Accommodation isn't the cheapest part of travelling to Iceland and it's not the easiest part of the trip either. Here's a very helpful article that includes tips and reviews about accommodation in Reykjavik and rural Iceland.
It is absolutely possible to save some money on rental cars and hitchhike your way around Iceland instead. It's also a nice way to get to know the locals better. Here's a blog post on hitchhiking in Icelnad.
Most blogs that tell you what to pack for your Iceland trip forget to mention that the dress code in Reykjavik is quite different from what goes in the wild. That's why we have chosen a few essentials you should consider to bring with you for the city.