• Our Nikon D750 camera in our three year Iceland journey
      As photographers, we have many reasons to phrase Nikon and specifically the D750 camera.   We purchased our first digital reflex camera back in 2003 when the D100 was launched. At that time a revolution in the digital camera market.  Later we bought the D200 and about three years ago the Nikon D750. Our purpose at that time was to travel around Iceland and photograph everything of interest.  Mostly landscape like waterfalls, basalt columns, hot springs, mountains, glaciers and also towns and...
  • The Northern Lights or the Aurora Borealis appear, on a regular basis, in Iceland from the middle of September through to the end of March.
    What are the best months or the best time of year to see the Northern Lights in Iceland? The Northern Lights or the Aurora Borealis appear, on a regular basis, in Iceland from the middle of September through to the end of March. Any time outside these months, the Northern Lights do not appear, as the nights are short and daylight dominates the sky. During these moths, the Aurora Borealis appear almost everywhere in the country if the strength, or the Aurora level, is right and the skies are...
  • A wrong rent a car in the Highland often costs a huge amount of money if it breaks down, even though you might want to try to fix the damages on the spot.
    It is a serious business to drive in the highland in Iceland.  Most of the roads in the Highland are challenging dirt roads that are harsh and demanding to drive, both for the driver and the car.  Often you need to cross over rivers and creeks that can easily be too deep and complicated for a small car to cross.  If it starts to rain the volume increases in a short period and a small stream can turn into a river.  Many dirt roads are bumpy and require a slow speed, especially if your vehicle is...
  • Jokulsarlon glacier iceberg lagoon
    View our VIDEO of Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, one of the most popular and most fascinating attraction in Iceland. The lagoon is sometimes full of icebergs and puts on a captivating show as the icebergs strive for the coast. A lagoon where natural forces play a constant and everlasting game. The Atlantic ocean vs. the river full of icebergs from the glacier tongue and the glacier lagoon. A place where natural forces are moving. Prepare your trip to Iceland for better enjoyment and plan your...
  • French dudes in Iceland
    In many warmer places and countries, it is quite popular to take a nice swim in a lake. This, however, is rare in Iceland. One main reason is the temperature of the lake and another the climate in Iceland. Also, most of the lakes are quite shallow. But that does not prevent some of our visitors from trying. Try to find a lake to bath in or swim in, but more often than not, the result is rather embarrassing. These two french dudes tried to find a way to swim in one of the many lakes in...
  • One of the fascinating museums in Iceland is The Herring Era Museum or Síldarminjasafnið in Siglufjörður in the Northern Region.
    One of the fascinating museums in Iceland is The Herring Era Museum or Síldarminjasafnið in Siglufjörður in the Northern Region.  The museum is also the largest maritime museum in Iceland.  The herring era spans more than five decades of the 220th century, and herring and the catching and processing of herring were the driving force behind the buildup in Siglufjörður.  It was the central herring town and in the thirties and the forties one of the most populated towns in Iceland. Today it is...
  • When in the Eastern Region you should not miss the fabulous and unique museum at Stöðvarfjörður.
    Although the landscape, natural wonders, geology, and geography are among the main attractions in Iceland, adventure tours, museums and other interesting things to do also play a role.  In all of the regions in Iceland, you will find interesting tours related to hiking or adventure connected to interesting local things like an island, an old volcano, an ice cave, and a seal colony. Or like you can find at Stöðvarfjörður fjord and village in the East Region, a stunning stone and mineral museum...
  • Needless to say, almost all of the communities around the shoreline are set in a stunning landscape surrounded by beautiful mountains.
    Even if your main objective when traveling in Iceland is to see natural wonders and beautiful landscape, it is also worth it to stop at some of the beautiful and charming towns and villages.  For those who are traveling by car, an obvious option is to stop at one of the many camping sites in a town or a village around the shoreline.  Most of the towns and villages offer good overall services for tourists and most of the also offer a museum or an adventure tour.   It is also common to come...
  • Sigöldugljúfur canyon
    Sigöldugljúfur canyon is one of the many places in Iceland that is still to be discovered as a major tourist attraction. A beautiful canyon with a connection that is almost magical between vegetation, creeks, waterfalls, and cliffs. It has all the ingredients to become a popular destination as it looks like something in a fairytale. Located at Sigalda by the mountain road F208 a few minutes after you turn from the F26 Highland road and drive to the geological wonderland Landmannalaugar. It is...
  • Eldheimar museum in Vestmannaeyjar
    Eldheimar museum in Vestmannaeyjar is a new highly interesting museum, built to commemorate the event in 1973 when eruption started at the edge of this town of 5.800 inhabitants. It is a unique event in history and probably on the planet as the fissure opened practically in the small town located on a small island of Heimaey island. The evacuation of the whole town population in a few hours was unprecedented. In the museum, the story is told in a spectacular way using objects from the eruption...

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