NATURAL WONDERS

All the best places to visit in Iceland. Where do you want to stop on the Golden Circle? What is Ásbyrgi? Where is the best place to see the northern lights? What volcanoes can you visit? Iceland has no shortage of natural wonders. While the better-known wonders like Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir will surely impress you, people tell us that they also love discovering others lesser-known natural wonders on their drive around Iceland.

12 July 2018
Natural Wonders

What to do in the West Fjords in 2018?

If you want to get away from the crowds, the West Fjords are the place to go to. The area is just over 22.000 km2, but due to the many mountains and limited flatlands, the population is only about 7000 people.

15 May 2018
Natural Wonders

New activities in Iceland in 2018

When we wanted to see what’s new and interesting for travelers in Iceland in 2018, we looked to see what the good people at Startup Tourism in Iceland are up to. Some of the activities are very interesting!

9 April 2018
Natural Wonders

The best ways to enjoy the midnight sun

If you’re lucky enough to be in Iceland when the midnight sun appears, you’re in for a treat, if you bought a sleep mask!

7 March 2018
Natural Wonders

How does Akureyri compare to Reykjavík?

The two biggest differences between Akureyri and Reykjavík is the location and size. But, how do they compare?

9 February 2018
Natural Wonders

Must-See Places in East Iceland

Did you know that if you drive to the end of the town Neskaupstaður, you will have driven as far away from Reykjavík as you possibly can in Iceland?

9 January 2018
Natural Wonders

Flatey and Flatey – the “flat islands” of Iceland

Around Iceland, you´ll find many islands, large and small. Among them, you´ll find two that are both called Flatey. To set the two apart, they’re usually referred to as Flatey in Breiðafjörður fjord, and Flatey in Skjálfandi bay.

27 October 2017
Natural Wonders

Blue staff's secret spots for Northern lights watching in Iceland

We love the Northern Lights! Watching them never gets old, no matter how often you see them. They’re not always visible, though. It needs to be winter and dark outside, you need to have clear skies and solar activity interacting with earth’s magnetic field.

25 September 2017
Natural Wonders
6 September 2017
Natural Wonders

Svartifoss waterfall – the black columnar basalt beauty

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.