How to travel GREEN in Iceland

How to travel GREEN in Iceland

Text by: Michael Chapman Welcome to Iceland!   80% of those visiting Iceland come to experience its breathtaking nature. In order to preserve this beauty for future generations, please read the following information and instructions and keep them in mind during your...
Winter Activities in Iceland

Winter Activities in Iceland

Text by: Samantha Bazely As I walked to pick up my daughter from kindergarten today, I was reminded of just how quickly winter is approaching. There is a nice white dusting of snow atop the mountains outside of town and our days are quickly getting shorter. While I...
A Brief Overview of Icelandic Flora

A Brief Overview of Icelandic Flora

Text by: Michael Chapman What are some of Iceland’s best-known plant and flower species? Is it possible to go berry picking, and why doesn’t Iceland have any real forests? Read on to find out all there is to know about the colourful bouquet that is Iceland’s natural...
Family Reunion

Family Reunion

Text by: Oddur Sigmunds Báruson I went to a family reunion last weekend. In Iceland, we have loads of them, especially in the summertime. The concept is fairly simple: A large group of people, who all share a common ancestry, meet up somewhere – usually in the...
Danish Days 2019

Danish Days 2019

Text: Samantha Bazely The Danish flag replaced the Icelandic one during one special weekend a year in Stykkisholmur. Houses were decorated with red and white; flags were hung down the street and townspeople prepared for a fun filled week. Danish Days is a festival...