Even though one could easily spend weeks only in North Iceland, it’s also possible for those who have limited time to go there on a shorter trip. Akureyri is the capital of the North but also the gateway to the amazing scenery and great outdoors of surrounding areas, including Lake Mývatn, Goðafoss waterfall, Dettifoss waterfall, Ásbyrgi canyon and friendly villages like Húsaví ...

Iceland is in many ways the perfect place for drone flying. The nature is very photographic as well as being remote, meaning you have good possibility to discover new places and make something no one have seen before. There are many good places for flying drone in Iceland, the most known tourist sights are sometimes a little bit over crowded but if you arrive at the right time ...

Are you thinking about visiting Iceland but not sure if it’s ideal to bring kids with you on the trip? Iceland is actually one of the most family friendly places to visit and there is plenty to experience for the whole family. Whether you are planning on just staying in Reykjavik or if you want to road trip around the country we have selected our favorite things to do with your ...

Snæfellsnes peninsula is known for its beauty, diverse nature and friendly fishing villages. The beautiful landscape of the peninsula has a lot to offer and so many things to see. Spend the day exploring beautiful beaches, friendly villages, lava caves, picturesque mountains, glacier and more. How to get there: Snæfellsnes peninsula is the perfect day trip from Reykjavik, it’s ...

Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon and Diamond beachJökulsárlón glacial lagoon is one of the most spectacular place to visit when in Iceland. The lagoon is located in southeast of Iceland and is part of Iceland’s largest National Park, Vatnajökulsþjóðgarður. It’s the perfect scenery for photography, with floating icebergs all around the water and sometimes you can see seals swimming in ...

1. Iceland is the smallest nation ever to qualify for a World Cup finals with population slightly over 335,000. The previous smallest country to qualify for the finals was Trinidad & Tobago with population around 1.3 million people. 2. Hannes Halldórsson the goalkeeper who saved the penalty shot from Messi against Argentina in the first game for Iceland in the World Cup al ...

Travelling to Iceland is easy, flights are available from many international destinations. Iceland is located midway between America and Europe. It’s the perfect stopover destination as it takes only about 3 hours to fly from Europe and 5 hours from North America. Keflavik International AirportKeflavik International Airport is located in the southwestern part of the country, o ...

If you are planning on visiting Iceland don’t forget to bring your bathing suit! Iceland is filled with natural geothermal water and you can find a swimming pool almost in every town and village in Iceland. Bathing in a natural hot spring or geothermally heated pool has been a part of Icelandic culture for centuries. It’s not just a summer thing in Iceland, relaxing in the war ...

Gjáin is a small canyon located close to the historical farm Stöng in Þjórsárdalur valley in South Iceland. Gjáin is one of the most magical places you will find in Iceland, it was formed thousands of years ago and is believed to be the home of many elves (believe it or not). Gjáin is located about 135 km away from Reykjavík, the perfect day trip to and it’s also located close ...

Brúarárfoss (Brúarfoss) waterfall is like many other waterfalls in Iceland, something you should not miss. The waterfall is located between the hot spring area of Geysir (around 15 km away), and the village Laugarvatn (about 14 km away) on Laugarvatnsvegur road number 37.  There is a small parking lot by the river Brúará, the parking is not too big so it can be hard to find a ...