A Complete Guide to the Westfjords of Iceland
Explore Iceland's most remote areas
If you are seeking the ultimate sense of tranquility; if you want to experience the overwhelming sensation of standing at the edge of the world; if you would like to see giant whales, lively puffins, playful seals or even sea monsters; do not skip the Westfjords when visiting Iceland!
A Complete Guide to Hallgrimskirkja Church
The Largest Church - The Symbol of Reykjavik - Unparalleled Panorama View
As an astounding landmark in the capital city of Iceland, Hallgrimskirkja Church is the highest building in downtown Reykjavik, dominating the skyline of the northernmost capital of the world. As a destination like no other, we are going to go over everything you need to know about visiting Hallgrimskirkja and nearby.
A Complete Guide to Vatnajokull Glacier
What to See and What to Do in Europe's Largest national park
Vatnajokull glacier stretches over 200 km in Southeast Iceland. Rugged glacier tongues, giant icebergs, glacier-carved canyons, jagged mountain ranges, Iceland’s highest peak, and its deepest lake await exploration. Read our guide to learn more about Europe's most voluminous ice cap!
A Complete Guide to Eyjafjallajokull Glacier
2010 Eyjafjallajokull Eruptions - South Coast of Iceland - What to see - What to do
If we must pick one volcano to represent the dynamic volcanic energy beneath Iceland, it has to be Eyjafjallajokull glacier. The glacier volcano is unique in many ways.Now, it’s time for us to dive in - what’s so special about Eyjafjallajokull? And what to do and what to see when you are in the area.
A Complete Guide to Landmannalaugar
A Colorful Geothermal Oasis in the Icelandic Highlands
The rich colors of the mountains in Landmannalaugar strike an outstanding contrast with the glittering obsidian lava fields. Steam rises from the ground the natural hot springs are available for bathing all year round. Explore Landmannalaugar, the pearl of the Icelandic Highlands!
Thingvellir National Park | Complete Guide
A Historical site and a jewel of nature - Nowhere on Earth is continental drift more visible!
Located on the Golden Circle route, Thingvellir National Park is one of the most frequently visited attractions in Iceland. This area contains interesting landscapes and has an outstanding significance both historically and geologically. Read our guide to get tips on what to do and see in Thingvellir National Park!
The Eight Natural Wonders of Iceland
The Eight Natural Wonders of Iceland
Iceland is often referred to as Planet Iceland. A range of breathtaking natural wonders are stuffed into this remote little country. There is no other place on Earth where such natural wonders appear so close to each other. Let us introduce you the most amazing natural wonders that can be found in Iceland!
The Elephant Rock
A Guide to "Elephant Rock" in Westman Islands
'Elephant Rock’ is a natural rock formation in Heimaey, part of the Westman Islands or Vestmannaeyjar. The islands are a visitor attraction in their own right, but Elephant Rock is the main draw. The basalt rock structure is completely natural, but remarkably, largely resembles that of an elephant!
A Complete Guide to Vík í Mýrdal
South Iceland's Sea Front Village
Vik is the Southernmost village in Iceland and the only place that offers services and supplies in between Skógar and the West bank of the Mýrdalssandur, remote seafront village. Its population is gradually increasing due to tourism and its popularity is increasing as a picturesque stopover.
The Complete Guide to Dettifoss
The Most Powerful Waterfall in Europe
As the most powerful waterfall in Europe and most voluminous waterfall in Iceland, Dettifoss has a reputation to uphold. Measuring 144 ft or 45 meters high and 100 meters wide, Dettifoss draws huge crowds each year and is one of the sites which make up the famous Diamond Circle of North Iceland.
A Complete Guide to Kirkjufell Mountain
Kirkjufell Mountain and Kirkjufellsfoss Waterfall on the Snæfellsnes peninsula
Kirkjufell is a mountain 463-meter or 1519 feet above sea level on the Snæfellsnesnes peninsula in the Western part of Iceland. Standing tall above the small fishing town of Grundarfjörður, Kirkjufell is the most photographed mountain in Iceland, one of the top 10 most beautiful mountains in the world, and yet most rec
A Complete Guide to Kerlingarfjöll in the Icelandic Highlands
The Kerlingarfjöll Mountains and the Hveradalir Geothermal Area
Kerlingarfjöll is one of the most precious natural gems in Iceland featuring small glaciers, green valleys and one of Iceland's largest geothermal areas. Read our comprehensive guide to find out more about the natural attractions, hiking trails and winter activities in Kerlingarfjoll.
A Complete Guide to Skogafoss Waterfall
The waterfall between the Glaciers
With a height of 200ft (60m) and a width of 82 (25m), Skógafoss is one of Iceland’s greatest and most beautiful waterfalls. Due to the amount of spray produced by the cascade, you can see at least one rainbow at any time on a sunny day!
A Complete Guide to Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
The Amazing Waterfall You Can Walk Behind - Location, When to Visit and More
Iceland has a lot of waterfalls. A LOT. Each one a little different, a little better than the last! What makes Seljalandsfoss waterfall different and better, is the option to walk behind the torrents of the fall. If you follow the path from the cliff base it will take you right behind the waterfall!
A Complete Guide to Húsavík, North Iceland
The Ultimate Guide to the Whale Watching Capital of Iceland
Visit the Capital of North East Iceland, join a whale watching tour in the whale capital of Iceland, enjoy a delicious meal made from local fresh ingredients or get an interesting history lesson at one of the town's many museums. Here is the Ultimate Guide to Húsavík!
Complete Guide to Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon
The Most Spectacular Canyon in Iceland
Fjaðrárgljúfur is one of Iceland’s most spectacular natural gems. It's a a dreamlike sight that is truly difficult to describe with words. Standing above this distinctive canyon and admiring the unusual sight is an unparalleled experience, for sure! Read on our detailed guide to Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon in South Iceland!
Golden Circle in Iceland: A Complete Guide
Thingvellir National Park, Geysir Geothermal Area and Gullfoss Waterfall
Planning on driving The Golden Circle yourself? It's is an extremely popular route in the South of Iceland. Read our 2019 complete traveler's guide to the Golden Circle, including detours, must-sees & more!
Top 13 Must-See Waterfalls in Iceland - Best Waterfalls in Iceland
These Are the Most Beautiful Waterfalls That You Must Visit When You Are in Iceland
Iceland is well known for its many stunningly beautiful waterfalls. They are as diverse as they are many, and they are all worth a visit. We have compiled for you the Ultimate Bucket List of the Must-See Icelandic Waterfalls, and we suggest that you try to see as many of them on your visit to Iceland!
A Complete Guide To The Snaefellsnes Peninsula
The Most Beautiful Places that You Must See in West Iceland
Snaefellsnes peninsula is the perfect place to visit if you only have a few days in Iceland. This enchanting area is only about a two-hour drive from Reykjavik, so it is the perfect place for a weekend getaway. Learn about the most beautiful and must-visit places on the Snaefellsnes peninsula in West Iceland!
A Complete Guide to the Most Beautiful Places in South Iceland
The Most Picturesque Places in South Iceland
Whether you are a photographer, blogger, videographer or Instagrammer, Iceland must be on your bucket list. These dreamy locations simply sell anything whenever they appear. Let us show you around the most picturesque places in south Iceland!
A Complete Guide to Diamond Beach in Iceland
Complete guide to Iceland's famous Diamond Beach - Location, When to Visit, What to see & More
The Complete Travel Guide to Diamond Beach in Iceland. Even though it’s a six hour drive from Reykjavik, Diamond Beach is one of the most popular stops on the south coast
The Troll of North Iceland
Hvítserkur is a 15-meter (49 foot) high basalt monolith in Northwest Iceland. It looks like an animal lowering its head to drink from the sea. Some people see an elephant while others think it resembles a rhino, a dinosaur, a dragon, or a troll. Read on our guide to Hvítserkur rock formation in North Iceland!
Black Sand Beach Iceland - Complete Travel Guide
The Most Beautiful Black Sand Beach in the World
Read our complete guide to the most beautiful black sand beach in Iceland - Reynisfjara. The most beautiful black sand beach in the world is located in Iceland. The world-famous Reynisfjara beach has enormous basalt stacks, hexagonal-shaped basalt columns, stunning lava formations, towering cliffs and breathtaking view
A Complete Guide to Geysir Geothermal Field
The Icelandic geysers in active geothermal field
The Geysir Geothermal Field is home to the Great Geysir, one of Iceland's most spectacular sights. One of many naturally occurring hot springs found in Iceland's geothermal area, the Great Geysir regularly shoots hot water many meters into the air. Read all about this amazing and unique place at Extreme Iceland.
Reykjanes peninsula - South West Iceland
Volcano systems, lava fields, lava tubes, rifts, hot springs and mud pool
Reykjanes peninsula is the southwestern most point of Iceland and also the youngest part of Iceland. The North Atlantic ridge comes ashore there and due to that visible signs of volcanic activity can be seen all over the peninsula.