26 August 2020
Icelandic Culture

What you need to know about Iceland and herring

A quiet fjord in Iceland called Siglufjörður (sailing fjord) is perhaps not where you would expect to be the center of one of the most crucial eras in Icelandic history. The herring adventure changed the nation in a significant way in the 20th century, and in Siglufjörður, you can find out how.

24 August 2020
Natural Wonders

The top three most interesting lighthouses in Iceland

Fun Fact of the day: Iceland has over 104 lighthouses around the island. Since the Vikings
first settled Iceland, we have been a fishing nation making lighthouses an essential part of
Icelandic culture.

30 July 2020
Icelandic Culture

What’s the deal with Icelandic poetry?

Iceland has a long history of poetry and when you look at the environment you'll see that poetic inspiration isn’t hard to come by. When the nordic settlers first arrived in Iceland, it seems they wrote the famous Poetic Edda.

28 July 2020
Natural Wonders

Stuðlagil: The hidden canyon in East Iceland

Did you know that more than 85% of Iceland's energy is 100% clean and renewable? That is because in Iceland, we use geothermal and hydropower plants for all our electricity. What does that have to do with Stuðlagil, you ask?

20 May 2020
Practical info

Should you visit Iceland after COVID restrictions end?

Luckily, we Icelanders seem to be handling COVID-19 extremely well. We haven’t had any new infections recently and since we test a LOT we can be fairly certain about the situation.

6 May 2020
Practical info

Hidden gems at Reykjanes Peninsula

Reykjanes Peninsula is characterized by immense lava fields, volcanoes, and strong geothermal activity. The magnificent Blue Lagoon is located at the Reykjanes Peninsula and is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The rest of the area, however, is not as popular with tourists which is surprising as there are so many unusual sights worth seeing.

 The best way to explore the Reykjanes Peninsula is definitely with car.

We have listed down top things to do and see in Reykjanes Peninsula.

18 March 2020
Natural Wonders

Top 6 tourist attractions in Iceland

Iceland is full of beautiful places to visit. In fact, there are so many that it is impossible to see them all in one trip to Iceland. We have made a handy list of 6 tourist attractions in Iceland you shouldn’t miss!

13 March 2020
Natural Wonders

A different kind of adventure in South Iceland – Nauthúsagil

For a day of exploring otherworldly Icelandic attractions, we recommend you check out Seljalandsfoss and Gljúfrabúi Waterfalls, Nauthúsagil Ravine hike and then end with Skógafoss Waterfall and Skógar Museum.

4 March 2020
Practical info

What shoes to wear in Iceland?

Iceland is the country of fire and ice, and rain and sun and wind and snow – all in five minutes. DO you have to bring all types of shoes with you? Does it matter if it is May, July, October or January? Well, despite what you might have heard, Icelanders do experience summer! Oh yes! So, if you are coming in the summer months, you can leave your moon boots at home!