Icelandic Times – Issue 9

Living Legends in Drangsnes

Trolling the Westfjords Living Legends in Drangsnes According to an old Icelandic folk tale, the Westfjords was nearly separated from Iceland by relentless...

Glaumbaerʼs Living Museum

Living Inside Glaumbaerʼs Living Museum A remarkably well preserved turf house and farm called Glaumbaer still withstands Icelandʼs harsh weather after th...

Europe’s Largest Glacier

Vatnajökull National Park, South Iceland One of the greatest nature preservation projects in Iceland is Vatnajökull National Park – the home to Europe’s largest...

Hotel Framtíð of Djúpivogur

Hotel Framtíð of Djúpivogur Accommodation for every budget It's rather rare in Iceland to find so many types of accommodation owned by just one company, but...

Blue Lagoon Bliss

Nature’s Nuances Blue Lagoon Bliss Bodies lie weightlessly suspended, envelopedin mineral rich, milky blue waters. Faces covered with white silica masks wade sl...

Fjallabyggð

Fjallabyggð A Tale of Two VillagesIt’s a happy tale of how two villages, separated by huge mountain ranges were joined together. Miles and miles of intimidating...

Eyjolfstaðir Guest House

Eyjolfstaðir Guest House Cheerful and Spotlessly Clean Nestled down between the undulating folds of Fossardalur Valley in the East Fjords, with its 30-some ...

Europe’s Largest Glacier

Europe’s Largest Glacier Vatnajökull National Park, South IcelandOne of the greatest nature preservation projects in Iceland is Vatnajökull National Park – the ...

The Pearl of Drangey

The Pearl of Drangey A Beach Guesthouse and a Birdwatcher’s ParadiseA beautiful twenty minute drive up a gravel road from Sauðarkrókur on Route 744, brings you ...

Hoflandsetrið Restaurant

Hoflandsetrið RestaurantA Fine Example of Icelandic Home Cooking at its BestThe ‘flower town’ of Hveragerði is home to Hoflandsetrið Restaurant, with its warm a...

Finding the Essence of Iceland

Finding the Essence of IcelandIcelandic Mountain GuidesIcelandic Mountain Guides Standing on top of a glacier is a goal you’d imagine only experienced mountain ...