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Iceland is an incredibly magical destination and one that needs to be on your bucket list. Go ahead, I’ll wait. No matter how much I planned my trip, I definitely learned a ton of things along the way. Here are my top 10 crazy things I learned in Iceland: The language is impossible to pronounce I’m not exaggerating. Don’t even try and save yourself the embarrassment. You can do what we did and make up nicknames for everything. We’re not popular with the locals Icelanders have a lot of faith in your driving. A lot. Aka they have no guard rails along steep cliffs where there’s a quick plunge into the water below or a tumble down a rocky terrain on the other side. They also are a fan of blindsided driving where it basically turns into a one-lane road and you just have to pray that no one is coming…

This is not my original Iceland packing list. I learned my lesson the second I stepped off the plane and realized that I had severely underestimated the cold (hey I like to think of myself as an optimist). Thankfully, I learned a lesson so now you won’t have to! Though it was July and the weather lead me to believe it was going to be in the 60’s, it was lying to me and I should have packed enough clothing to layer. If you follow this packing list, you will be golden, especially if you’re camping! 7 Day Iceland Packing List 3-4 pairs of leggings The long ones. None of this mid calf bullshit unless you want your legs to freeze. Make sure 2 out of the 4 are fleece lined 2 pairs of jeans This comes in handy when you go into a real city and actually want to look like a human instead of just…

There is always that moment in your trip where you face palm and realize you forgot to do something uber important. There were plenty of times on my trip to Iceland that I smacked myself or rammed my head into the side of the car (okay not all of these were on purpose. Hey I’m clumsy…don’t judge). As comical as those self-loathing moments are, this list is to help minimize them for your next trip (as is this guide that’ll help you plan the perfect trip). Here are 6 tips to make sure you have the perfect trip to Iceland: Pack layers  Iceland weather can be very unpredictable. It is not uncommon to experience warm temperatures and within the next couple of hours, be shivering in a corner. Be prepared for all types of weather. Here’s an Iceland packing list to help you with that Unlock your phone and get…