Diamond Beach is unworldly. A black sand beach with clear, blue tinted icebergs sparkling in the sunshine. It would be worth a visit by itself, but it's creature, the mighty Glacier Lagoon - Jökulsárlón in Icelandic is on the other side of the road from it.
Þorrablót, or Thorrablot, started as a midwinter festival, as many cultures have. As it celebrated pagan gods it was abolished during kristnitaka, literally the taking of Christianity in Iceland.
So you have decided as part of your relaxing holiday in Iceland to swim between tectonic plates in glacial waters. Well. It's a once in a lifetime activity that you will always remember. Crystal clear waters, incredible rock formations, and really, really cold water. We are talking 3°C or 37°F...
When you've been out exploring all day and are chilled to the marrow, then it's time to hunt out your local Sundlaug, and jump in to a hot pot. They are every where, cheap to get into (about 500kr if you buy a card), and a huge part of our...
What to expect on a luxury whale watching tour from Reykjavik.
Gleðileg jól! Happy Christmas from Iceland! With only about four hours of daylight in midwinter we can't spend our time hiking up mountains like we love so much, and instead we shut the doors and stay warm inside, making and eating our favourite Icelandic Christmas foods together.
If you are looking for waterfalls then Iceland is the place for you; we have over 10,000 of them! By their nature they are all stunning, but these are some of our favourites in and around Reykjavik.