Doing the Golden Circle on your own but want to add a little adventure to your day? Going on a snowmobile ride to one of the majestic Icelandic glaciers is a fun action-packed adventure for outdoor lovers.
Being alone in Iceland's magnificent nature is a life-altering experience for many travellers. Here's an article listing the best places to visit if you want to strengthen your bonds with Mother Earth.
There are several hiking routes around Skaftafell, Vatnajokull National Park, and each has it’s own appeal. In Skaftafell you are guaranteed to have a memorable hike, and here are some of our favorite routes.
Ever been on a glacier? If not, going on a glacier hike in Iceland is sort of a must-do. This experience features an easy glacier walk with an option for people to try out their ice-climbing skills with an expert guide.
Iceland's youngest volcano, Eldfell, was formed in a volcanic eruption in Vestmannaeyjar Islands in the year 1973. A visit to Vestmannaeyjar, including this rather short hike up Mount Eldfell, is unforgettable.
Many travellers come to Iceland to see the Northern Lights. Here's an article that has the answer to questions you might have about this magnificent phenomena and how to prepare for a Northern Lights trip.
If you are travelling to Iceland in the winter chances are high that you are going to see some northern lights dancing up in the sky. Here's an informative article on where it's best to see them and how to photograph them.
Here's a list of eight attractions near the renowned Golden Circle that are mostly overlooked by travellers. If you are driving yourself, these destinations are well worth a little detour from the usual Golden Circle route.
The "Crystal Cave" is a large ice cave located in Vatnajokull Glacier in the southeastern part of Iceland. It was discovered in 2005 and it is the largest ice cave in Iceland. These bloggers made their dream come true and visited this unique cave.
There are hundreds of beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. The amount of waterfalls is so large that not nearly all of them have names. Learn about some of the prettiest waterfalls of Iceland in this blog post.
Autumn leaves are not a common sight in Iceland, but there are a few great options. Most people go to Thingvellir, a national park rich in history and tourists, but the alternative is Heiðmörk which is closer to Reykjavik.
It is hard to find a more photogenic opportunity in Iceland than the insides of a stunning blue ice cave in the largest glacier in Europe. This is a great hiking and sightseeing combo adventure tour worth checking out.
If you haven't heard about the Golden Circle day tour yet, you'll hear about it soon! Here's a little article for those who intend to drive the Golden Circle route themselves want to make interesting stops on the way.
Thjofafoss and Hjalparfoss aren't among Iceland's most famous waterfalls, perhaps due to their remote location. If you are travelling to Iceland's Central Highlands, you should definitely take your time to visit them.
"The Golden Circle" is an extremely popular tourist day trip in Iceland. There are beautiful attractions on the way but these places tend to be crowded with tourists. Here's an article about a great alternative to "The Golden Circle".
The Reykjanes Peninsula is mostly known for being a home to the Keflavik International Airport and the Blue Lagoon. Nevertheless, there is an abundance of interesting attractions in the area that most tourists dismiss. Here's a guide to some of them.
Seljavallalaug is the first swimming pool that was built in Iceland. The pool, which is located near Seljalandsfoss in South Iceland and filled with warm geothermal water, is still relatively undiscovered by tourists.
Thjofafoss Waterfall is absolutely beautiful, despite being relatively unknown. It is situated in remote mountainous landscape in South Iceland but it is well worth a detour. More info in this blog post.
Flatey used to be home to hundreds of Icelanders but now it consists of one farm and a few guesthouses and cottages. It's full of wildlife and surrounded by thousands of small islands scattered around the fjord.
There are loads of hot springs in Iceland you can bathe in. The Blue Lagoon might be the most famous one but there are many more options. Most of them do not have an entrance fee so it is well worth it to do some research.
Hvalfjordur is a fjord just north of Reykjavik. If you are driving north from Reykjavik, you might as well skip the Hvalfardargöng Tunnel and drive the fjord instead, since there are so many beautiful attractions in the area.
Cape Ingolfshofdi is crowded with puffins and other sea birds. It is located on the South Coast of Iceland, not too far from Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon. It is an short but challenging hike, great for puffin spotting.
There is so much more that South Iceland has to offer other than the Blue Lagoon and the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. If you want to experience something more unique, this article might help you to find the right places to visit.
North Iceland is full of surprises. If you are visiting the northern part of Iceland and you want to experience something other than the typical tourist attractions, check out this great compilation of "off the beaten track" destinations in North Iceland.
Hveravellir is one of the most remarkable attractions of the highlands of Iceland. With good hiking routes and stunning landscape all around, it is probably one of the most interesting geothermal areas to visit in Iceland.
If you are looking to get off the beaten tourist tracks in Iceland, Lónsöræfi is an excellent place to visit. It is hard to get there (without local expert guides) to which makes it worth your while. Unspoiled nature adventure at its very best.
Snaefellsnes peninsula is one of the most beautiful regions of Iceland. The variety of landscapes is great and the ocean is all around. And not to mention the Snaefellsjokull Glacier. Here's a list of 10 must see places in Snaefellsnes.
Sailing out to a beautiful bay for a sea angling adventure is a super fun way to kill a few hours in Reykjavík. Great combination of sightseeing, relaxing with friends and catching some delicious Icelandic fish on your own.
Having hiked to the top of Mt. Snæfell myself, I can assure you it is well worth the effort on a good day! If you are looking for a great guided hike up the mountain, this local-guided tour is your best option.
This 2–3 hour mountain bike tour takes you to interesting sights close to Iceland's number one attraction: The Blue Lagoon. This tour gives you the opportunity to experience the beauty of the Blue Lagoon in a different way.
The Westman Islands are an archipelago just south of Iceland. With its large population of puffins, magnificent cliffs and volcanoes, The Westman Islands rank among the most beautiful and interesting places in Iceland.