The Blue Diary

lightning in Iceland
21 August 2019
Practical info

A guide to the climate in Iceland

Despite its name, Iceland isn’t as cold as you would think. Iceland is categorised as having a subarctic climate which is characterised by long, sometimes freezing winters and short, cool summers.   However, Iceland benefits from the warm ocean current North-Atlantic Gyre. Without it, it w...

ocean in Iceland
20 August 2019
Natural Wonders

You can surf and kayak in Iceland!

It can be challenging to choose what activities you want to do when travelling in Iceland; there are just so many things to choose from! Hiking, soaking in the Blue Lagoon or a hot tub in one of the many local geothermal pools around the country, see an ice cave, walk on a glacier, drive on a glac...

Icelanders drive on the right side of the road.
6 August 2019
Driving in Iceland

Driving in Iceland: Which side of the road?

You arrive in Iceland, fresh-faced and full of wonder. And then you think to yourself: wait, which side of the road do I drive on in Iceland?

Jökulsárlón fireworks
6 August 2019
Practical info

Things to do in Iceland in August [2019]

Summertime in Iceland is, in our opinion, one of the most fun times to spend in Iceland. Check out the best things to do in Iceland during the summer of 2019!

Famous tv and movie locations in Iceland like Reynisfjara
4 June 2019
Natural Wonders

Some of the most famous TV and Movie locations in Iceland

It's no wonder that Hollywood has put a spotlight on our beautiful island. Iceland is one of the most beautiful locations in the world.

Icelandic horses are unique and special
4 June 2019
Natural Wonders

The Unique and Dependable Icelandic Horse

The Icelandic horse is in the horse world considered highly unique because of its unusual features. Read more about the unique Icelandic horse.

Hiking trails in Iceland
4 June 2019
Natural Wonders

3 Awesome Hiking Trails in Iceland

Did you know that Iceland is home to many, many spectacular hiking trails? We've listed our top 3 hiking trails in Iceland.

Hatari in Eurovision 2019
16 May 2019
Icelandic Culture

Why Eurovision is a HUGE deal in Iceland

Why are Icelanders so fond of the Eurovision contest? Here you can read all about the Eurovison-craze in Iceland.

Smárabíó movie theater
7 May 2019
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

Going to the movies in Iceland is surprisingly great

Let us tell you everything you need to know about going to the movies in Iceland! Best movie theaters, where to find them, etc.