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West Fjords

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Siblings and Sorcery

Þjóðólfur and Þuríður the Strait-filler in beautiful Bolungarvík Bolungarvík is a thriving fishing town in the outer reaches of Ísafjarðardjúp, on the western ...

A Hidden Pearl in the Westfjords

A Hidden Pearl in the Westfjords One of the best things about Iceland is that there are still hidden pearls to be found which have not been over-saturated with...

Vesturbyggð

VesturbyggðThere are three urban centres in Vesturbyggð Urban Area: Bíldudalur, Birkimelur and Patreksfjörður. Vesturbyggð is in Barðaströnd County together wit...

Birds of the Northern Breiðafjörður

Birds of the Northern BreiðafjörðurBreiðafjörður is an expansive and shallow bay. It has a large area of shallow waters and greater tides than anywhere else in ...

Kaupmaðurinn: Eye on Design

Kaupmaðurinn: Eye on DesignÍsafjörður is the unofficial capital of the Westfjords, but don´t let that “title” fool you; it´s a small, charming town of about 4,0...

Where Monsters Rule

Where Monsters Rule Sea Monster Museum of Bíldudalur Tales of sea monsters have played an important and colourful role in Icelandic folk culture for cen...

Húsið Is Happening

Húsið Is HappeningHave a Fabulous Meal, Listen to Live Music and Stay Overnight at Húsið in ÍsafjörðurÍsafjörður is a gorgeous northwestern town of fewer than 4...

Peace with Nature and Birds

Peace with Nature and BirdsHótel Látrabjarg brings back the simple joys of lifeOn Europe’s western–most tip, Hótel Látrabjarg is set amidst a photographer’s and...

Krossnes Swimming pool

This natural pool at Krossnes by Strandir in the West Fjords peninsula is one of the most interesting pools in Iceland .  It is located in a remote place; the s...

Grundarfjörður Hostel

Grundarfjörður Hostel occupies a charming old house in a small and picturesque fishing village surrounded by amazing mountains. This small town is right in the ...