Dyrfjöll is a beautiful mountain in the East of Iceland on the way to Borgarfjörður Eystri fjord with highest summit 1136 meters high. The name Dyrfjöll means the door mountains, the shape is very different from many other mountains in Iceland with steep vertical walls and a big gap (856m high) in the middle. Dyrfjöll is an old volcano formed during or before the last ice age. ...

Akureyri is one of the top places in Iceland to go Whale watching. Being the capital town in North of Iceland there are many things to do and see in Akureyri, like the Flight museum, the Motorcycle museum and the Christmas house. There is also a great swimming pool in Akureyri and good skiing resource, as well a lot of places for dining. Read more about Akureyri here. 3 DAY TRI ...

Few places on earth offers better opportunity to experience the Northern Lights (the Aurora Borealis) than Iceland. The conditions in Iceland to see this amazing phenomenon are very good, the Northern Lights are visible for eight months a year and you can see them from almost everywhere in Iceland. The experience of watching the unbelievable colours dancing around the Arctic sk ...

The Icelandic sheep has always played a big role in the Icelandic life and culture. One could say that the sheep kept the Icelandic people alive for centuries, because the sheep was the main food in Iceland back in the days and people literally ate every single part it. They made smoked lamb from the thigh, slaughter (slátur) from the innards, they also made whey-pickled foods ...

What better way to experience the extreme contrast Icelandic nature than from above! A Helicopter Tour in Iceland is something you should consider if you are looking for something different than sitting in a car or a bus. Take in the view like you’ve never done before and see ancient volcanic craters, breathtaking mountains, the colourful highland, glaciers, lava fields or the ...

The Icelandic horse is in many ways a special breed. When the Vikings settled Iceland about 1200 years ago they brought all their live stock with them, horses, pigs, sheep, chickens, dogs and cats. None of these animals were in Iceland before the Vikings came. Because of the isolation of Iceland, being a small island in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean there where not man ...

Kvernufoss is becoming one of the main tourist attraction in South Iceland. A place that the locals have known about for years and where many, who lived around Skógar village grew up playing and fishing. The ravine to the Kvernufoss waterfall is very beautiful, with nice rock formations and grassy hills, meaning the perfect surrounding for the waterfall with the bird Fulmar fly ...

The volcano Katla is probably one of the most famous volcanoes in Iceland, it’s located underneath Mýrdalsjökull ice cap the fourth largest glacier in iceland covering about 600 km2, with thickness of ice up to around 750 meters. The caldera of the volcano Katla is around 110 km2 making it the second largest caldera in Iceland. Katla volcano and the past In the past Katla has b ...

The black lava sand fields Solheimasandur derives from the volcano Katla in South Iceland. On a good day you can have amazing views from the beach of Mýrdalsjökull glacier and the small peninsula Dyrhóley, it’s a beautiful scenery with the Atlantic Ocean in the background. Sólheimasandur is also one of Iceland’s most iconic photography locations because of the famous abandoned ...

Sólheimajökull glacier is located in South Iceland nearby the main road between Skógafoss waterfall and the village vík. The name of the glacier means “The Home of the Sun Glacier” and it’s easily accessible from the main road, the perfect stop if you are travelling in South Iceland. Sólheimajökull glacier is about 10 to 13 kilometers long and covers up around 44 square kilome ...