On a map,the Westfjords appears to reach its gnarled fingers into the North Atlantic from the northwest corner of Iceland. It’s one of the most remote regions in the country – fewer than 4% of Iceland’s tourists make it there due to the long drive, short tourist season (snow can arrive by September and last until June) […]
Category: Things To Do
April 7, 2015
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.
April 3, 2015
Winter may be coming, but more importantly, so is the season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones.
March 10, 2015
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.
February 23, 2015
One of the best ways to see Iceland’s landscapes is on a helicopter tour. Viewing Iceland by helicopter is appealing any time of year, but it’s an especially attractive way to see the country in winter.
January 13, 2015
With the daylight hours lasting a mere 4 hours in midwinter, Iceland can be a gloomy destination over the holidays, but what better way to celebrate the end of a long, dark winter, than a dazzling light show? Held annually in February, Reykjavik’s Winter Lights Festival brings some much needed color and sparkle to the city with a mammoth celebration of light that sets the city alight.