With a population of less than 400,000, Iceland might not be a place you’d assume was rich in museums. This small nation has a big history though and the museums in Reykjavik are the best places to learn all about it. Isolated and far north on the edge of the Arctic Circle, the inhabitants of Iceland […]Read more
Are you preparing for a trip to Iceland? Iceland is one of the most unique countries in the world where you can gaze at volcanoes, relax in hot springs, and explore the amazing Icelandic culture and historical sites. But many tourists don’t consider seeing puffins in Iceland.
Puffins are cute birds native to the Atlantic Ocean. They have penguin-like coloring during the mating season; however, in the winter months their coat turns grey. About 60% of all puffins nest in Iceland and lay their eggs during the spring. They don’t stay for long and leave their nesting area at the end of summer.
Sadly, the puffin population is declining. So, if you’re taking a trip to Iceland, make it a point to catch a glimpse of these unique birds. But where do you find them?Read more
Did you know that the word “geyser” comes from Iceland? Watching geysers blow is just one of many fun things to do in Iceland. Tourists come from all over to see geysers, volcanoes, and hear tell of the elves many Icelanders claim to be real. The old Icelandic calendar listed March as a winter month […]Read more
If you were waiting for the boom in Iceland tourism to slow down before planning a trip to the Land of Fire and Ice, now’s your chance. For the first time in ten years, tourist numbers to this gorgeous destination are down. This is great news for those who’d love to experience the country at it’s best, […]Read more
For many of us, by the time the holidays are over, we’re ready to take a vacation from our holiday vacation. If you find yourself in that place, you should consider escaping to Iceland this January. This island nation offers some of the most stunning natural views in the world. If you’re planning on visiting […]Read more
The weather in Iceland They say if you don’t like the weather in Iceland, wait 5 minutes. Unfortunately, during the winter season the weather can quickly go from bad to worse. During snow storms in Iceland we simply recommend to stay inside and let the storm blow over. We know you probably have a bunch […]Read more