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 p ...

Selfoss is the largest town in South Iceland with population of about 7.000 people. The town is part of the municipality Árborg, along with the historical town Eyrarbakki as well as Stokkseyri and Sandvíkurhreppur. Selfoss is the main service center of trade and industry in South Iceland and offers great variety of accommodations, restaurants, coffeehouses and bars. There is al ...

Friðheimar is located at Reykholt in Biskupstungur on road number 35, only about 20 minute drive from the hot spring area at Geysir and the Gullfoss waterfall, we can say it’s in the heart of the Golden Circle route. Friðheimar are in general a big greenhouse where they produce mainly tomatoes by using geothermal heat and green energy. They do not use any poison or chemical for ...

The Borgarfjörður fjord in West Iceland is a true natural paradise and known for its beauty, exquisite nature and interesting history. You can choose from many adventures activities in the area and visit some beautiful sights. While traveling around the fjord you can see many stunning waterfalls, hot springs, caves and for those who are interested in Icelandic history it’s the ...

Eldhraun is the name of the lava field located in south Iceland between Vík and Kirkjubæjarklaustur. The lava flowed in the great volcanic eruption called Skaftáreldar, in Lakagígar (Laki) craters about 40 kilometers north of Kirkjubæjarklaustur village. Eldhraun lava field is a very interesting phenomenon, not only for being a magnificent natural wonder but also regarding it’s ...

Easter in Iceland is a nice long weekend that starts on Maundy Thursday (Skírdagur) and ends on Easter Monday (Annar í páskum). Most people are off work during those days and all schools are shut, so many people decide to leave town with family or friends to enjoy the holiday somewhere else. Easter traditions in Iceland Lutheran confirmationsMost Icelanders belong to the Luther ...

Many big Hollywood movies and popular TV shows have been shot in Iceland, including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, James Bond, Interstellar and Game of Thrones. The main reason that filmmakers and producers choose Iceland is because of the incredibly varied nature and good infrastructure. Most of the filming locations are easily accessible for visitors of Iceland, including t ...

Have you heard of the Icelandic Hot Dog? It’s definitely something you should try if you are visiting Iceland. You can buy Hot Dogs all over the country, it’s the national fast food in Iceland. The Hot Dog is different from what you might be used to because it’s made mostly from Icelandic lamb, as well as pork and beef. Photo from SS When you order the Hot Dog you say; “Ein me ...

CrossFit is very popular in Iceland and for a reason, four times Icelanders have won the title “Fittest on Earth”. CrossFit is a fitness program created by Greg Glassman, that is developed to offer a full-body workout at high intensity. It combines elements of weight lifting, running, rowing, core training and more. CrossFit is for everyone, the program is designed to challenge ...

If you are traveling to Iceland and only have a limited amount of time there is no need to worry as you don’t have to travel far from the capital Reykjavik to experience the beautiful Icelandic nature and popular sights. Iceland is a country of diverse and unique nature, everywhere you go you will see something interesting. Whether you are looking for some exciting adventure in ...