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Raging sea by the South Coast

  Raging sea by the South Coast There is no harbour all the way from Þorlákshöfn in the west to Höfn in Hornafjörður in the east, 429 km / 266 mi lon...

Two thousand-year-old lava

Two thousand-year-old lava Markarfljót is one of the larger glacial rivers in Iceland. From the source of the river Hrafntinnusker, there is a 100 km / 60 mi r...

The most beautiful beach?

The most beautiful beach? Reynisfjara Beach, just west of Vík í Mýrdal, is one of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, and not without reason. The coal...

The Smallest Church in Iceland

The smallest church in Iceland Under Lómagnúpur to the west is Núpsstaðarkirkja Church, the smallest turf church in Iceland. The first records of a church i...

Öræfajökull

Öræfajökull is an ice-covered volcano in south-east Iceland, at the southern extremity of the Vatnajökull glacier and overlooking the Ring Road between Höfn and...

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...

Katla Geopark

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

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 savin...

Arcanum Glacier Tours

Arcanum Glacier Tours is a qualified glacier tour operator with almost twenty years experience in taking customers up on  the magnificent glaciers Mýrdalsjökull...

VÍK í MÝRDAL

VÍK í MÝRDAL Vík has been a trading post since 1887. The natural surroundings in Vik are quite beautiful and the climate is relatively mild. The birdlife is ...

Raw Nature Awesome Power

Raw Nature Awesome Power A destination for adventure in Katla Geopark Katla Geopark includes geological features of global significance. Over 150 volcanic eru...

Not just Fire and Ice

Investment Opportunities in Iceland When thinking of foreign investment opportunities, a small island nation in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean may not necess...

Tjarnargígur in Lakagígar

Lakagígar The 1783 eruption in Lakagígar is thought to have erupted the largest quantity of lava in a single eruption in historic times and is also the deadlie...

All’s Quiet on the Katla Front

All’s Quiet on the Katla Front Katla volcano is the fourth most active volcanic system in Iceland, after Grímsvötn, Bárdarbunga and Hekla, but as far as erupte...

Between Volcano and Sea

Between Volcano and SeaFor Lovers of Mountains, Glaciers, Rivers and Nature, Öræfasveit Is a Choice LocationWhen the first Viking settlers, Ingólfur Arnarson an...

Where Volcanoes meet the Ocean

Hjörleifshöfði Sólheimarjökull Renisdrangar Vík í MýrdalWhere Volcanoes meet the Ocean Dreaming yourself away on Mýrdalur’s black shores There is hardly a p...

Dyrhólaey

DyrhólaeyDyrhólaey (formerly known as Cape Portland by English seamen) -The small peninsula, or promontory, Dyrhólaey (120m) (formerly known as Cape Portland by...