South Iceland

Litla Horn

The Viking village under the mountains One of the most beautiful mountains in Iceland and one of the few places in Iceland where you can find gabbro, (a coar...

I want to go to Langisjór

I want to go to Langisjór What is the most beautiful place in Iceland? I'm often asked this question. And, of course, there is no one place the most beautifu...

Skaftáreldar at Laki

Skaftáreldar at Laki Next year, there will be 240 years since one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in Iceland's history began, on June 8, 1783 by the mounta...

The longest rivers in Iceland

The longest rivers in Iceland Þjórsá (in the south) is the longest river in the country, and the river that produces the most energy as the river is very well ...

The Volcano Katla is Overdue

The Volcano Katla is Overdue In Katla Glacier is one of the most beautiful and accessible ice caves in the country. The cave is charming, but danger looms ab...

Aurora borealis

Aurora borealis One of the most amazing things to experience in nature are the northern lights, aurora borealis. These natural lights at an altitude of 100 k...

The threat from Iceland

The threat from Iceland It is only a little over two hundred years ago that an ERUPTION IN ICELAND, which lasted for eight months, shook the entire n...

Iceland the Glacieal Country

Iceland the Glacieal Country Glaciers cover more than a tenth of Iceland. The largest, by far the largest, is Vatnajökull in the southeast corner of the coun...

Glacier & Geothermal Energy

Glacier & Geothermal Energy Hrafntinnusker is a unique place in Iceland. Hrafntinnusker is the first destination when walking the Laugavegur, the country...

Tourists travelling on Fjallabak

Tourists travelling on Fjallabak There are few roads that are as colorful, bad, dusty, potholed and rewarding as Fjallabaksleið in the north, a national road...

The Summer Twenty-Two

The Summer twenty-two This summer has been unusually wet and cold. Real Icelandic summer. Now that the summer is over, the Icelandic Meteorological Office ha...

Hvítá in Árnesýsla

Hvítá Hvítá in Árnesýsla (in the south) is the third longest river in Iceland, 185 km long from its source in Hvítárvatn under Langjökull and  from Kerlingaf...

From A to Z

From A to Ö So beautiful this week, coming to Reykjavík from the south and seeing Hringvegur 1 lit up in the evening sun at Sandskeið; yes 22 km home, 1299 k...

Torrential rain near Vík

Torrential rain near Vík One of the most beautiful regions of the country is Vestur-Skaftafellssýsla, the easternmost part of Suðurland. There are two villag...

The big eruption in 1104

The big eruption in 1104 One of the larger volcanic eruptions after Iceland was settled is the Hekla eruption in 1104. In this large eruption in Hekla, proba...

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...