The Westfjords are one of the most remote areas of Iceland; the largest town in the region, Isafjordur, is home to only 2,400 people. There are no large hotels here but it’s still a great place for a home base and one of the best places to stay is at the Gentle Space Guest Apartments. Gentle […]
Iceland’s East Fjords, centered around the town of Egilsstaðir, don’t see many tourists – and those who do stop tend to do so only as a stopover as they make their way around the country on the Ring Road. But the East Fjords are worth more than a stop – the deeply carved fjords that extend off […]
As the world’s northernmost capital and the gateway to some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes, Reykjavík has plenty of unique selling points and the enchanting city is the perfect destination for an action-packed family holiday. There are endless things to do in Reykjavík with kids and many of the city’s top attractions are suitable for all ages, especially if you like exploring the outdoors.
Two-thirds of Iceland’s population lives in Reykjavik. It’s no surprise then, that the capital is where most of the country’s hotels are located. However, Iceland’s beautiful countryside is one of its main draws, and while many of the country’s natural wonders can be seen on a day trip from Reykjavik, it’s worth spending a few days exploring […]
A 232km ring road looping around North Iceland’s top attractions, the Diamond Circle offers a dazzling introduction to the northern wilderness, dotted with jaw-dropping natural wonders. As the main transport hub of the north, Akureyri is the best starting point for exploring the Diamond Circle, where it’s possible to rent a car, take a self-drive tour or join a multi-day guided tour. You’ll need around 4 days to take in all the sights en-route, but it’s possible to take in top attractions like Myvatn Lake or the waterfalls as part of a day tour too.