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Caution – Single-Lane Bridge

Caution – single-lane bridge Highway 1 or the Ring Road around Iceland is 1322 km / 822 mi long and was completed in 1974 when the bridge over Skeiðará, ...

Warm Weather and Water

The photo is taken in Vök baths on the banks of Urriðavatn, Egilsstaðar, on its second anniversary in July. What makes the bathing place so unique is t...

EGILSSTAÐIR

EGILSSTAÐIR The first house in Egilsstaðir was built in 1944, and the town has grown steadily since that time. Today, it is a thriving center with an economy...

The Serpent of Lagarfljót

The Serpent of Lagarfljót In east Iceland the Ring Road leads over Breiðdalsheiði heath and down into Skriðdalur, heading for the Fljótsdalur district. The low...

Recharge Your Batteries

Recharge Your BatteriesStylish and Affordable Accommodation at LyngásTravelling through the seemingly countless fjords in eastern Iceland is an unforgettable ex...

The East Iceland Heritage Museum

The East Iceland Heritage MuseumWhere elegant displays of old times please the eyeThe East Iceland Heritage Museum  (Minjasafn Austurlands) in Egilsstaðir vibra...

Entranced by the East

Entranced by the EastQuality handcraft at the East Iceland CrossroadsEgilsstaðir was founded by a farmer who built a house at the start of the 20th century. He ...

At the Eastern Crossroads

At the Eastern Crossroads Egilsstaðir Guest House Egilsstaðir Guest House, on the shores of Lake Logurinn in the town of Egilsstaðir is a remarkable old world...

Rare Total Solar Eclipse

A fantastic opportunity to visit Iceland is coming up. Ever more travelers are choosing to visit Iceland in the winter months in order to experience the glacier...

Ski from Mountain to Sea

Ski from Mountain to SeaOddsskarð’s Advanced Ski runs are for those who love a challengeWhat the East of Iceland lacks in people, it more than makes up for with...

The monster of Lagarfljót

Iceland has its own lake monsterThe Icelandic folk tales know about a serpent that had grown into a monster, after a young woman had hidden her golden finger ri...