E. Marie Valgarðsson

Discover an Ice-Blue World

Jökulsárlón Boat Tours on the Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon There are few glacial lagoons existing in the world today and certainly none more awe-inspiring and...

Discover an Ice-Blue World

Jökulsárlón Boat Tours on the Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon There are few glacial lagoons existing in the world today and certainly none more aweinspiring and acc...

The Glittering Jewel

The Glittering Jewel South East Iceland’s Vatnajökull Region The Vatnajökull region is a narrow stretch of land that lies just below Vatnajökull Glacier, spa...

Hotel Dyrhólaey

There is an Icelandic expression that says “When you have such a great view, who needs pictures on your walls?”. The phrase echoed my feelings exactly as I arr...
VAX Design & Gifts

VAX Design & Gifts

The Nordic influence continues at Vax Design & Gifts Entrepreneur Sandra Grétarsdóttir always dreamed of having a place of her own, where her creative ...
Visit Vatnajökull

Visit Vatnajökull

A Truly Magnificent Region of South East Iceland The Vatnajökull region is the home of Vatnajökull Glacier, Europe’s largest glacier. The region, which embr...
Lebowski bar Iceland

Yeah Man, The Dude Abides

At Downtown Reykjavik’s Lebowski Bar Whether you’re a longtime fan or a complete newbie to the whole ‘Dude’ subculture, Reykjavík’s Lebowski bar deliv...

Le Bistro

Le Bistro A Taste of France in the Heart of Reykjavík Strolling along downtown Reykjavík’s famous Laugavegur shopping street is always a treat. Here you wil...

Katla Geopark

Katla Geopark A destination for adventure Katla Geopark includes geological features of global significance. Over 150 volcanic eruptions have been recorded in...

Spaks Fashion Design Studio

Spaks Fashion Design Studio Iceland’s #1 Designer Label for Today’s Woman Fashionistas take note─ If you’re looking something uniquely Icelandic to add to yo...

Off the Beaten Path

Off the Beaten Path Árnessýsla Heritage Museum at Eyrarbakki, South Iceland If you are looking for a quiet corner of Iceland that is not overrun by tourists, ...

Whale Watching Reykjanes

Whale Watching Reykjanes Making the Most of Your Holiday in Iceland From its scenic home base right on the marina in the town of Keflavik, Whale Watching Rey...

Discover Hveragerði

Discover Hveragerði Your First Stop Along Iceland’s Scenic South Coast Due to its precarious position astride an active geothermal area, the greenhouse commu...

E. Marie Valgarðsson

Never content to put down roots, Marie has lived in 12 different countries across Europe and Africa over the last 40 years, which contributes to her unique perspective of life and a broad appreciation of the many different languages and cultures she has had to adapt to over the years. In Iceland since 2007, Marie lives in Selfoss with her Icelandic husband and the last two of her children who have not yet flown the coop, an Icelandic sheepdog and two calico cats.