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Culture The Horseshoe Shaped Asbyrgi Canyon

Located in the north of Iceland, at a distance of about 65 km from the harbor town of Husavik, within Vatnajökull National Park, lies an enormous horseshoe shaped depression called the Asbyrgi Canyon.……

Culture The Pseudocraters of Iceland

A pseudocrater looks like a true volcanic crater, but is not. These distinctive landforms are created when flowing hot lava crosses over a wet surface, such as a swamp, a lake, or a pond causing an ex……

Culture Moss Balls of Lake Myvatn and Lake Akan

Moss Balls or marimo (Japanese for "ball seaweed"), also known by various names such as Cladophora ball and Lake ball, is a species of filamentous green algae named Aegagropila linnaei that grow into……

Culture The Mid-Atlantic Ridge in Iceland

The Mid-Atlantic Ridge is a submarine ridge located along the floor of the Atlantic Ocean, that wraps around the globe for more than 65,000 km like the seam of a baseball. It is the longest and the mo……

Culture Bird Watching at Latrabjarg Cliffs, Iceland

The cliffs of Latrabjarg, in Iceland, marks the westernmost part of Europe. These cliffs are home to millions of birds, including puffins, northern gannets, guillemots and razorbills. As much as 40% o……

Culture Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland

The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland, and easily the most photographed. The spa is located in a lava field in Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula, southwes……

Culture Silfra: The Crack Between Two Continents

Located in the Thingvallavatn Lake in the Thingvellir National Park in Iceland, Silfra is part of the Atlantic rift the dividing line between the continents of Europe and America. Its a huge crack in……

Culture Dettifoss - The Most Powerful Waterfall in Europe

The waterfall Dettifoss is located in Vatnajökull National Park in Northeast Iceland, and reputed to be the most powerful waterfall in Europe. It is also the largest waterfall in Europe in terms of vo……

Culture Jökulsárlón: The Lake of Glaciers

Jokulsarlon is a large glacial lagoon in southeast Iceland, on the borders of Vatnajökull National Park, and one of the most famous tourist attractions in Iceland. Appearing first only in 1934-1935, t……

Culture Bird Watching at Latrabjarg Cliffs, Iceland

The cliffs of Latrabjarg, in Iceland, marks the westernmost part of Europe. These cliffs are home to millions of birds, including puffins, northern gannets, guillemots and razorbills. As much as 40% o……

Culture Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland

The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland, and easily the most photographed. The spa is located in a lava field in Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula, southwes……

Culture Silfra: The Crack Between Two Continents

Located in the Thingvallavatn Lake in the Thingvellir National Park in Iceland, Silfra is part of the Atlantic rift the dividing line between the continents of Europe and America. Its a huge crack in……

Culture Dettifoss - The Most Powerful Waterfall in Europe

The waterfall Dettifoss is located in Vatnajökull National Park in Northeast Iceland, and reputed to be the most powerful waterfall in Europe. It is also the largest waterfall in Europe in terms of vo……

Culture Jökulsárlón: The Lake of Glaciers

Jokulsarlon is a large glacial lagoon in southeast Iceland, on the borders of Vatnajökull National Park, and one of the most famous tourist attractions in Iceland. Appearing first only in 1934-1935, t……

Culture Thrihnukagigur: The Volcano That You Can Explore From Inside

Thrihnukagigur volcano, located about 30km from Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, has become the latest adventure tourism destination, because it is the only dormant volcano that allows regular acces……

Culture Thrihnukagigur: The Volcano That You Can Explore From Inside

Thrihnukagigur volcano, located about 30km from Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, has become the latest adventure tourism destination, because it is the only dormant volcano that allows regular acces……

Culture Gorgeous Aerial Photos of Icelandic Rivers by Andre Ermolaev

These stunning pictures remind me of satellite photos of the Earths surface taken from hundreds to thousands of kilometers high up. Some of these even bear striking resemblance to colored photos of th……

Culture Gorgeous Aerial Photos of Icelandic Rivers by Andre Ermolaev

These stunning pictures remind me of satellite photos of the Earths surface taken from hundreds to thousands of kilometers high up. Some of these even bear striking resemblance to colored photos of th……

Culture Ice Cave In Skaftafell, Iceland

Ice caves are temporary structures that appear at the edge of glaciers. They look amazingly beautiful from the inside. This particular cave is located on the frozen lagoon of the Svínafellsjökull glac……

Culture 8 Deserts That Aren’t Really Deserts

Deserts take up nearly one-third of the Earth's land surface, yet only 41 countries in the world (one-fifth) are hosts to all the deserts on this planet. That leaves out quite a significant number of……

Culture Ice Cave In Skaftafell, Iceland

Ice caves are temporary structures that appear at the edge of glaciers. They look amazingly beautiful from the inside. This particular cave is located on the frozen lagoon of the Svínafellsjökull glac……

Culture 8 Deserts That Aren’t Really Deserts

Deserts take up nearly one-third of the Earth's land surface, yet only 41 countries in the world (one-fifth) are hosts to all the deserts on this planet. That leaves out quite a significant number of……

Culture The House in the Island of Elliðaey

If there ever is an ultimate holiday getaway location, it has to be the island of Elliðaey near Vestmannaeyjar, a small archipelago off the south coast of Iceland, and the enchanting little house on i……