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

Recipe: Icelandic pancakes (pönnukökur)

Icelandic pancakes are very similar to British pancakes, light with crispy edges. In fact, they are so alike t...

29 Sep 2020

Northern Lights: what is the KP-index?

The KP-index is a scale which defines the strength of the Northern Lights activity for a certain time frame. T...

3 minutes

15 Sep 2020

5 days in Iceland

We understand that planning a trip to Iceland can sometimes seem a little overwhelming. You want to make sure ...

01 Sep 2020

Snæfellsnes Peninsula 101

Tucked away on the western side of Iceland, jutting out from the mainland and into the North Atlantic Ocean, t...

5 minutes

25 Aug 2020