Despite once being one of North Iceland’s truest hidden gems, the settlement of Húsavík has now been thrust into the global limelight thanks to its role in a new Netflix film. Nestled besides “Shaky Bay”, this town has everything one could want in a holiday destination: beautiful scenery, magnificent wildlife and plenty of fun activities. Read on to learn more about Húsavík in North Iceland.
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What is the winter season like in Iceland? What places should you visit in Iceland and what activities should you do during the winter? Where can you see the Northern Lights, and are the roads safe to drive? Read on to find out all about the top things to do in Iceland in the winter.
Iceland promises incredible natural scenery, from tranquil glacier lagoons to black sand beaches. Guests can explore this otherworldly landscape by taking part in a range of exhilarating tour opportunities such as hiking, snorkelling, horseback riding and whale watching. With so much on offer, what are the very best things to see and do during your trip?
I first visited Breiðafjörður’s Flatey island during the summer of last year, opting for a three-night stay in the hope of discovering just what makes this reclusive locale so special. Those looking to include a visit as part of their Iceland itinerary can reach Flatey by taking the Baldur ferry between Stykkishólmur in the Snaefellsnes Peninsula and Brjánslækur town in the Westfjords.
Spring is on the horizon in Iceland, heralding the return of the Atlantic Puffins. As home to the largest puffin colony on earth, Iceland offers countless opportunities to spot these iconic birds in their natural habitat. Read on to find out how to see Atlantic Puffins during your trip to Iceland.
The Best Things to See and Do on the Golden Circle | A Practical Guide to Iceland’s Most Popular Sightseeing Route
The Golden Circle is a route to three of the most popular natural attractions in Iceland: Þingvellir National Park, Geysir Geothermal Area and Gullfoss Waterfall.
Hildur Guðnadóttir is an Icelandic musician and composer. She is best known for scoring films such as The Revenant, Joker and Arrival, as well as acclaimed television series Chernobyl, Trapped, and The Handmaid’s Tale.
When it comes to the ambitions of most visitors to Iceland, experiencing the Northern Lights is often found at the very top of their bucket-list. So how can you maximise your chances of seeing this elusive, yet otherworldly natural phenomena known as the Aurora Borealis in Iceland?