The Blue Diary

Iceland in the springtime
16 April 2019
Icelandic Culture

What to do in Iceland in the spring of 2019?

We love spring in Iceland. Even if it sometimes snows and the last of the winter storms pound us out of nowhere. We listed a few things to do in Iceland in the spring!

When to come to Iceland?
13 March 2019
Practical info

When to Travel to Iceland?

A simple question like ‘when to travel to Iceland’ deserves a simple answer so we'll do our best: You should travel to Iceland at any time. All of the seasons have their charm. They also have their pros and cons. So, when to travel to Iceland depends on your budget and personal preference!

Liz connor is the #FeelingBlue winner
7 March 2019
Driving in Iceland

The #FeelingBlue winner had a blast in Iceland

Liz had been seriously unlucky for the last couple of years and we wanted to turn her luck around after hearing her story. It’s safe to say we accomplished that and Liz had the time of her life here in Iceland!

Icelandagram - the Icelandic Instagram
28 February 2019
Icelandic Culture

#icelandagram is true, Iceland is a man-made Instagram-island

Like everyone who’s watched the #Icelandagram video from The Mystery Hour now knows, Iceland was built from scratch and staged by the people at Instagram.

yellow flower
11 February 2019
Natural Wonders

Things to do in Iceland in April

In Iceland, the first day of summer is celebrated in… April! No matter the weather, to Icelanders the official beginning of summer is the first Thursday after April 18.

Puffins in Iceland in the spring
6 February 2019
Natural Wonders

Top 5 Things to do in Iceland in the Spring

Spring (March through May) is a wonderful time to visit Iceland. The weather can be unpredictable, but you will have awesome access to Iceland’s top attractions, with fewer tourists than in the peak season.

flag of Iceland with shape of Iceland
1 February 2019
Practical info

Where is Iceland “On the Map”?

Let’s talk about two things: where is Iceland on the World map, and what events have put Iceland “on the map”?

turf houses in Iceland
16 January 2019
Driving in Iceland
Practical info

A Memorable Iceland Vacation

When planning a vacation in Iceland, it is essential to make time for relaxation and spontaneity.

Jóhanna Guðrún in the Eurovision song contest in 2009
28 December 2018
Icelandic Culture

Is Iceland in the EU?

Since Iceland is in Europe this is a common question. Most of the Scandinavian (North-Europe) countries belong to the EU like Sweden, Denmark and Finland.