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Soaking in the Secret Lagoon, Iceland

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When we visited Iceland, we were excited about experiencing a hot spring. After a lot of researching I decided the Blue Lagoon was out, it looked super busy and touristy (not to mention pricey!).

A firm favourite was the Secret Lagoon, or in Icelandic Gamla Laugin.

The Secret Lagoon is in Flúðir, close to the Golden Circle. It is the oldest swimming pool in Iceland, dating back to 1891.

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Iceland, Packing

What to Pack for Iceland – 2 Weeks in April (+ FREE Checklist)

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When we first decided to visit Iceland in April I was clueless on the weather and temperatures we would be facing. I did a ton of research on what I needed to take and for the most part it worked well.

We visited for 2 weeks and didn’t plan on doing any washing so I felt it was harder to work out how many of each item we would need.

I did end up overpacking slightly (as I always do!) so I have refined my list below to what I actually used.

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Driving in Iceland – A Comprehensive Guide

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So you have decided you want to explore Iceland’s ring road, but how do you do it?

Iceland does have a network of bus routes but these only run regularly from June to mid September. There aren’t any trains to get you around and taxis would be mega expensive.

If you want to explore the beauty of Iceland your only real option will be to hire a car.

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