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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...

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...

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 ...

Dyrhólaey

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

Þakgil Canyon Campsite

Þakgil Canyon CampsiteÞakgil is a little known highland hiker’s paradise, very close to the south coast of Iceland. Þakgil (Roof Canyon) is a tiny sheltered can...

Black Beach Restaurant

Black Beach RestaurantAt One With the EnvironmentThe magical coastline of Reynisfjara is by many considered one of the highlights of a visit to the south of Ice...