What is the difference between Iceland and Greenland?

Many people get confused about the difference between Greenland and Iceland.  The two places do indeed share some traits. Both are known for their natural hot springs and dense Ice Sheets. They are sparsely populated, home to spectacular wildlife and they are both a wonderful place to look for the Northern Lights. The locals are […]
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The Ultimate Guide To The Golden Waterfall

Gullfoss waterfall, or The Golden Waterfall,  is one of the most visited attractions in the whole of Iceland.  It should come as no surprise! This stunning waterfall is an absolute joy to visit. The powerful water of the Hvíta river crashes over two separate tiers, before plummeting into a deep volcanic crevice.  The power of […]
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A Beginner’s Guide to Icelandic Puffins

Iceland is home to 60% of the world’s Atlantic Puffin population. There are over 16 times more puffins than resident humans during the summer months! The puffins come to our cliffs and beaches in their millions to raise their families. After the summer, they head back out to sea, where they spend the rest of […]

The Best Ever Guide to Horse Riding In Iceland

Horse riding in Iceland is a once in a lifetime experience.  The Icelandic horses are a special breed first brought to Iceland by the settling Norsemen and Vikings. The horses were of mixed descent when they arrived, though they were chosen for their short backs and physical strength so they would be easy to transport […]

12 Reasons Icelanders are so Happy!

Iceland is one of the happiest countries in the world. Its people are tough and resilient, but they are also genuinely kind. Time and time again, the Icelandic people come out top of the UN’s World Happiness Report. Long winters and harsh weather may make living conditions a challenge, but the Icelandic people are incredibly […]