In Skaftafell, which is part of Vatnajökull national park, you´ll find a very pretty waterfall called Svartifoss (Black waterfall). Its name comes from the black basalt columns that surround it very beautifully, and when you see Svartifoss, you´ll understand the name.
We get a LOT of travel related questions about Iceland, and we love answering them. Some of the questions are a bit strange, but we don’t judge! Iceland is a mysterious country and people have heard all sorts of rumors.
We think it’s safe to say, that probably 80-90% of Icelanders visit summer cottages every year. If they don’t own one, they borrow one from their parents, grandparents, in-laws, cousins, or siblings for at least a weekend. Many of the labor unions in Iceland own a few summer cottages each and rent t...
We no speak English mjög good my friend. Just kidding! Most of us speak it just fine. It may not be perfect and sometimes it’s spoken with a thick Nordic accent. But most Icelanders speak fluent English.
In Iceland, there are endless possibilities for things to do. But unless you have all the time (and money) in the world you want to choose wisely. Icelanders are always coming up with new and innovative stuff. The travel industry is no exception! So, since you’ve probably heard about all the regular...
Icelandic cuisine isn’t all about rotten shark and roasted sheep heads. On the contrary, you´ll find plenty of excellent fine dining restaurants in Reykjavík. We’ve put together a list of what we feel are the top 5 fine dining restaurants in Reykjavík in 2017.
Most pictures of Iceland show barren landscape, ice and mountains. But we have several types of trees growing here, even a few forests. It’s a common misconception that Iceland doesn’t have trees because it’s too cold. It’s not. We rather like to blame the sheep.
Out of all the places in all of Iceland, Icelanders tend to LOVE Ásbyrgi canyon the most. They usually call it the most magical place you can find in Iceland. Now, we can describe Ásbyrgi in words, but you must visit the place to understand the magic of it.
We get asked a lot about the Golden Triangle in Iceland. We’d be evil if we told you that it’s a thing. It’s not. You probably meant to search for the Golden Circle! It’s Iceland’s most popular route and consists of three stops