Articles

The Eruption in Meradal

The Eruption in Meradal On 3 rd August, a little over a year after the eruption in Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes peninsula ended, a new eruption began on th...

To “JUST BE IN” Dalabyggð

When you enter Dalabyggð, you find a region of history and pristine nature, an area where you can just be. Be in silence, in nature,with the culture and experie...

The one and only Gravarvogur

The one and only Gravarvogur If Grafavogur, a neighbourhood in Reykjavík, were an independent town, it would be the fourth largest in the country. More than ...

Klambratún

The Klambratún park occupies land in the district of Norðurmýri formerly divided into small-holdings under copyhold (heritable perpetual lease). The Norðurmýri...

Farmsteads in Reykjavík

Eskihlíð Eskihlíð and the Hlíðar area In the late 19th and early 20th centuries drainage of marshland began in Reykjavík territory. The drained land was ...

Árbær Open Air Museum

Árbær Open Air Museum Reykjavík City Museum was founded in 2014 when The Settlement Exhibition, Reykjavik Maritime Museum, Reykjavik Museum of Photography, V...

Where the Sun comes up

It is possible to debate whether Klifbrekkufossar in Mjóafjörður is the most beautiful waterfall in the country, that nowhere is the fog more awesome than in St...

Fish House by the Harbour

Fish House by the Harbour Fish House Bar & Grill by the harbour in Grindavík, offers not only fish but steaks, great pizzas and  burgers, too. The restau...

Torfhildur Hólm’s House

Torfhildur's House Torfhildur's house was built at Laugavegur 36 in 1896, moved to Reykjavik's West Side in 2015 and restored. The writer Torfhildur Þors...

Birds’ Paradise

Birds' Paradise In the mouth of the fjord Fáskrúðfjörður lies the island Skrúður. The island is one big rock made of basalt and acid volcanic rock that rises...

Dreaming of Iceland

Glacier Journey’s Adventure of a Lifetime For many, a trip to Iceland is the culmination of dream; a long awaited journey that sometimes takes years of  savi...

Austurvöllur

The Central Square where people gather in Reykjavík In olden times, when Reykjavík was simply a farm, Austurvöllur (the East Field) was its best grassfield, ...

Four spots to visit

Four spots to visit The best time to see and experience much of Iceland is during the height of summer. Here are four places that are great to visit, but whic...

Go north

Go north The northernmost county in the country, Norður Þingeyjar, is not very populated. The county stretches from the east side of Tjörnes in the west to Fin...

Listval

Exquisite gallery opens in Harpa Listval exhibits Icelandic art Elísabet Alma Svendsen and Helga Kjerúlf have worked in art and design on various projects,...

The Pearl that is Ásbyrgi

The Pearl that is Ásbyrgi “Ásbyrgi IS the most beautiful place in Iceland!”, I heard an Icelandic woman say to her friend in the Ásbyrgi store. “I agree 100%”,...