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Attractions at Thingvellir National Park

2017-08-27T13:00:03+00:00 August 27th, 2017|

When you get to Thingvellir on your golden circle route you might ask yourself what it is you want to see. It feels like a mandatory stop while in Iceland and in all honesty, it should be, as Thingvellir plays such a big role in the history of Iceland. Thingvellir is in many ways the birthplace [...]

What to see in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

2017-08-04T14:47:21+00:00 August 4th, 2017|

The town Kirkjubaejarklaustur sits as a starting point for the south-east region, relatively close by to Vatnajokull glacier, Skaftafell and Jokulsarlon. The town itself isn’t a must-see sort of destination, but it has a very agreeable setting and several interesting sights, and definitely worth spending a day there on your journey to the eastern parts of [...]

The Viking Heritage of Iceland

2017-08-05T14:48:14+00:00 July 25th, 2017|

Fifteen million years ago, a volcanic plume unleashed itself through a crack in the ocean floor and boiled its way upward to become a landmass above water. For the next twelve million years—and even today—seismic activity shaped and reshaped the small island country near the topmost arc of the Earth. One thousand one hundred forty-one years [...]

Life in the Icelandic countryside

2017-07-31T10:04:38+00:00 January 31st, 2017|

Two-thirds of Icelanders live in or around our capital city, Reykjavik. Out in the countryside, it’s a whole different world. The Icelandic countryside is vast, and often sparsely populated. But don’t be fooled by the low population count -- there’s a lot to see beyond the capital. In the countryside, you’ll find winding fjords, black sand [...]

Hiking Trails in Iceland

2017-07-31T10:04:15+00:00 January 14th, 2017|

It is that time of year when Iceland is flourishing and the best way to explore it is by foot. Iceland has many hiking trails in various parts of the country. Some are for beginners, others for more experienced hikers but they all have in common to be extraordinary in every way. You will be guaranteed [...]

Must see attractions in south Iceland

2017-07-31T10:03:53+00:00 December 31st, 2016|

If you find yourself driving from Reykjavik, heading south, there will be plenty of things to see and do. We however advise you to plan ahead so you make the most out of your time and we’ve even got some great suggestions for you to take for consideration while putting together the ultimate Iceland travel plan. [...]

Why you should visit Akureyri

2017-07-31T10:02:36+00:00 November 16th, 2016|

In the northeastern part of Iceland lies a town named Akureyri, considered by many to be the real gem of Icelandic tourism. Akureyri, which lies in Eyjafjordur fjord is surrounded by snow-capped mountains during winter time and blessed with sunshine and considerably warm climate during summertime. Well this is Iceland so let‘s say often, but not [...]

The many gaits of the Icelandic Horse

2017-07-31T10:01:45+00:00 November 12th, 2016|

When it comes to gaits, the Icelandic horse has a few tricks up its sleeve. Like all horses, the Icelandic can walk, trot, and canter, but they’ve got two more gaits to add to the mix. Their reputation as a “five-gaited” breed truly makes the Icelandic horse stand out in the equestrian world. The first additional [...]

The distinctive characteristics of the Icelandic horse

2017-07-31T10:03:01+00:00 October 31st, 2016|

The Icelandic horse has many unique characteristics that differ from other breeds and it is those differentiating characteristics that have made the Icelandic breed famous throughout the world, making the Icelandic horse center of the attention. There are many factors that distinguish them from other horses including physical and psychological aspects that have evolved throughout the [...]

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