Friðþjófur Helgason

Iceland Highlands

The Highlands of Iceland

Nothing in Iceland prepares you for the stark, desolate, raw beauty of the barren upland plateau called the Highlands. An uninhabited area, The Highlands are co...

Hjalparfoss waterfall

HJALPARFOSS WATERFALL Hjalparfoss is a beautiful, two stepped waterfall near the confluence of Rivers Thjorsa and Fossa in the Thjorsa Valley. The surroundin...

Snæfellsnes Peninsula,

Snæfellsnes is the name of the long peninsula in the northwestern part of western Iceland. Snæfellsnes is a popular destination, especially for its geolo...

ICELANDIC FISHING INDUSTRY

ICELANDIC FISHING INDUSTRY IN NUMBERS The Fishing industry is one of the key industries in Iceland,and directly employs around 7,500 people, or approx. 3.9% ...

Reykjanes peninsula

  Reykjanes peninsula photo: FRIÐÞJÓFUR HELGASON You could spend your whole holiday on the Reykjanes peninsula. Stand on the bridge spanning the continen...

Reykjanes peninsula

Reykjanes peninsula Photo: Friðþjófur Helgason You could spend your whole holiday on the Reykjanes peninsula. Stand on the bridge spanning the continents. Tak...

South Iceland

      South Iceland Photo Friðþjófur Helgason   The wealth of South Iceland lies in the variety of geological,historical and nature si...

Þistilfjörður

Þistilfjörður (sometime anglicised as Thistilfjördur) is a bay in northeast Iceland, between the Rifstangi and Langanes peninsulas, near the town of Þórshöfn (T...

West Iceland

Nature steeped in History and Beauty – Discover West Iceland‘s rich culture and nature There‘s much more to West Iceland than the spectacular Snæfellsjökull,ma...

West Iceland

Nature steeped in History and Beauty – Discover West Iceland‘s rich culture and nature There‘s much more to West Iceland than the spectacular Snæfellsjökull,...

Grímsey Island

Grímsey Island Grímsey is a green, grassy and particularly agreeable island, probably best known for its proximity to the Arctic Circle, which cu...

North Iceland

North Iceland by Friðþjófur Helgason Summer in the North is characterised by the midnight sun. You can play golf, go seal and whale watching, horse riding, hik...

Krafla

Krafla is a caldera of about 10 km in diameter with a 90 km long fissure zone, in the north of Iceland in the Mývatn region. Its highest peak reaches up to 818 ...