Questions I get as a guide in Iceland

Questions I get as a guide in Iceland

I have been working as a guide in Iceland for a few years now. During this time I have had the pleasure to get to know a lot of curious travellers, and remember, there is never a stupid question… you don’t get wiser, unless you ask 😉 Here I will go through...
Summer has arrived?

Summer has arrived?

It felt like that when I was biking to work this morning. We try to use all the non-rainy days to do activities and the day today was perfect. Not too hot, not too cold. Minimum wind. What is there not to love? I was even running a bit late so I had to bike slightly...
How to enjoy hiking to the fullest?

How to enjoy hiking to the fullest?

During the hike A few tips and tricks Walking uphill Breathing Hiking can be exhausting, especially when climbing. Keep your breath under control. A controlled breath helps to keep your heartbeat at a decent pace and you’ll have much more stamina. Breathe like this:...
What should I put in my backpack?

What should I put in my backpack?

At times it is hard to know what to put in your backpack. It can´t be too heavy and you should bring everything with you that you will possibly need in the middle of nowhere. So, here are a few ideas that might help you out: First of all, for day trips: just about a...
What do you mean by outdoor clothing?

What do you mean by outdoor clothing?

To answer that question: Well, maybe when sightseeing, with a bus or shelter close to you on a sunny day in Iceland. Never, ever on a windy winter day. To give you a detailed explanation, I will here post how to dress in a proper way and feel comfortable in Icelandic...
Why Fjallhalla?

Why Fjallhalla?

Hi, this is the CEO of Fjallhalla, Erla Thordis. I founded Fjallhalla 2014, decided to do the extra drivers licence in 2015 and finally claim the hiking guide licence the spring of 2017. Why the name Fjallhalla Adventurers? Fjallhalla means in Icelandic:...