A Tourists Guide To Seljalandsfoss Waterfall

One of the coolest things about Seljalandsfoss? You can walk behind the waterfall and see the world from a who...

7 minutes

15 Apr 2023

The Amazing Midnight Sun - Summer Daylight in Iceland

During the peak of summer, the sun never fully sets, creating a surreal and otherworldly experience. Imagine s...

7 minutes

20 Mar 2023

Northern Lights Folklore - Fascinating or Terrifying?

It is so easy and pleasant to enjoy a spectacular aurora display on a beautiful night while knowing where it c...

5 minutes

28 Oct 2022

Icelandic festivals - when and where?

Is Iceland a festival place? Maybe not as much as Brazil or India, but people here are quite good at partying ...

3 minutes

20 Jun 2022

All about Puffins in Iceland

Atlantic (or common) puffin is a rather small and very cute seabird inhabiting the North Atlantic region. For ...

5 minutes

16 May 2022

10 best places to visit in Iceland

I think it’s a little ignorant to say that there are several best places to visit in Iceland but there def...

5 minutes

05 May 2022

Best things to do in Reykjavik when it’s stormy

Here are some ideas: 1. Museums and exhibitions I know that some of you would think immediately - “That’...

3 minutes

11 Apr 2022

Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon filming in Iceland

HBO posted House of the Dragon’s first official teaser yet at the beginning of October 2021 promising its ...

3 minutes

01 Mar 2022

When does it get dark in Iceland during winter?

It is true that it gets dark here in winter early, especially in December and January - around 4 PM. And ...

5 minutes

04 Jan 2022

The Yule Cat Legend and Icelandic Christmas Traditions

  Icelandic Christmas traditions Considering that Iceland has been rather isolated from mainlan...

5 minutes

16 Dec 2021

Who are the Icelandic Yule Lads, Gryla and Leppaludi?

That‘s a little competition to the well-known Norse mythology pantheon, right? While one might think that 13 I...

5 minutes

10 Dec 2021

The Clean and Safe Pledge

The Clean and Safe Pledge The Icelandic Tourism Board introduced a pledge, called Clean and Safe (Hreint og...

03 Feb 2021

Icelandic names

First names only, please One of the things visitors first notice about Icelander’s is that everyone just ca...

25 Jan 2021

Jólabókaflóð: A Special Icelandic Christmas Tradition

As mid-winter fast approaches Icelander’s turn their thoughts to the festive season which brings hope in an ot...

04 Dec 2020