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Culture

Culture related affairs from the Icelandic Times magazine

Reykjavik and Vicinity

Reykjavik (smokey bay) is one of the many place names in Iceland containing the element reyk from reykur (smoke). The “smoke” the first settlers saw on sighting...

Vikings and Settlement

At the time when the Irish had discovered Iceland and started regular sailings there, boatbuilding and skill in navigation were also developing on the west coas...

Iceland Discovered

It will forever remain unknown who was the first man to step on the shores of the island in the North Atlantic now called Iceland. It is, however, well known th...

A Fairy-Tale Home

A Fairy-Tale Home Petra´s Stone & Mineral Collection In the tiny town of Stöðvarfjörður in East Iceland, a young girl named Petra began collecting stone...

Árbær Open Air Museum

Árbær Open Air Museum Sunday August 27  13:00-16:00 A busy day at the farm On Sunday August 27 the attention will be focused on the rural society of day...

On Horseback in Skagafjordur

On Horseback in Skagafjordur In Skagafjordur, everyone can find a horse-riding trip suited to their ability. You can rent a horse for short trips, multi-day e...

Perlan Museum

  Perlan Museum – Wonders of Iceland A must-visit for any tourist, not only for the world-class museum but also for its incredible architecture, amazing ...

Award-Winning West Fjords

Award-Winning West Fjords The most famous unknown place in Iceland It was for good reasons that the ‘Lonely Planet’ guide put this area in its list of the...

The Westfjords

The Westfjords are stunning, an array of beautiful fjords and steep mountains which are both grand and majestic. This area has a very small human population but...

Wildlife at Ísafjarðardjúp

Wildlife at Ísafjarðardjúp Ísafjarðardjúp bay is often referred to as the “gold coffin” because of its rich fishing grounds and abundance of seabirds. D...

Fun for the whole family!

Fun for the whole family! On this tour, we will go to Iceland’s largest natural lava cave that is located in West Iceland. We will drive from Reykjavík thr...

ICELAND’S FIRST SETTLER

ICELAND’S FIRST SETTLER The furtive little arctic fox is found in the Westfjords in Súðavík The arctic fox is an enchanting creature. At some point in the d...

Davíð Örn Halldórsson

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Sail, See and Fish

Sail, See and Fish Reykjavik Sea Adventures specialises in Puffin Watching and Sea Angling tours Sailing with Reykjavik Sea Adventures from the old harbour in...