The Northern Lights
The extreme dark of the Icelandic winter has a few perks. Between September and April, the people in Iceland are treated to a magnificent natural display: the phenomenon of aurora borealis, or what we commonly call the Northern Lights.
New destinations in 2023
Mapping the best places for food and drink in Reykjavik
Ice Cave Exploration - Going inside a glacier
Incredible travel experiences money can indeed buy
Akureyri is a destination for all seasons
Iceland's Music Scene: A short introduction
Geothermal Wellness in Iceland
Rauðisandur and Látrabjarg: White beaches to steep cliffs
The ultimate Lopapeysa guide
Famous film sights in Iceland
Iceland for Kids
Volcanic eruption in Iceland
Planning a trip to Iceland
A day on the Reykjanes peninsula
Arctic Coast Way
Around Iceland in 14 days
A day in and around Borgarfjörður
The South Coast
Calculate your carbon footprint
Icelanders have used renewable energy for over a century. All electricity and district-heating needs are met with power from renewable geothermal and hydroelectric resources. By harnessing domestic energy resources, Iceland has dramatically increased its standard of living.
Appreciate our towns & villages
Did you know that there are over 100 towns and villages to explore throughout Iceland? We encourage you to stop and look into these charming, beautiful, and often quirky places. History, art, nature, local cuisine, and year-round swimming pools abound. You might be surprised at what you find!
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