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Around two o'clock today the police was informed about a serious diving accident at Silfra gap, which is a part of the Thingvallavatn lake at the Thingvellir national park.

One man lost conscience in the gap. At this moment no further information has been released about the status of the diver. The diver has been taken to a hospital.

Thursday, 03 January 2013 12:12

Boat trip in the highlands of Iceland

Recently a new tour operator started operating sailing tours in the highlands of Iceland. The tour operator is called Hvitarvatn and sails on a glacier lake next to Langjokull glacier. They have a large boat that can carry up to 40 people at a time. The tour is usually combined with a bus tour and there are departures from the capital, Reykjavik city. 

Thursday, 03 January 2013 12:29

Whale watching in North Iceland

If you travel to Iceland we recommend traveling to North Iceland where many natural wonders can be found. If you travel to North Iceland it is highly recommended that you take a whale watching tour at Husavik city. 

Thursday, 03 January 2013 12:51

Westfjords of Iceland - A true natural wonder

Westfjords is the name of the large peninsula in the northwest corner of Iceland. It is connected to the rest of Iceland by only a 7 km wide isthmus. Many of Iceland's natural wonders are located at the Westfjords.

The Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs has issued a 'Travel Warning for Egypt' for Icelandic travelers, like many other nations. The situation in Egypt is very unstable at the moment.

Thursday, 05 July 2012 19:32

The Best Campsites in Iceland

Iceland has plenty of campsites but the prices and services provided vary

There are about 200 campsites in Iceland. Before one goes camping in Iceland there are many things to consider, such as price and facilities. Tjalda.is, a website about camping and campsites in Iceland and they have come up with a grading system where the users grade the campsites. We can see that the cheapest campsite is only 400 ISK (2,5 EUR, 3.1 USD) per adult and free for children. 

In October 2012, guest nights in hotels were 140,500 compared with 117,200 in October 2011.

Nights spent by foreign tourists accounted for 79% of total guest nights in October and increased by 23% compared with October 2011. At the same time national guest nights increased by 10%.

Hali country hotel is a nice place for accommodation when traveling to the southeast corner of Iceland. Hali is very close to the famous glacier lagoon Jokulsarlon and is perfect for travelers who are going to see the lagoon.

Thursday, 03 January 2013 13:30

Driving in Iceland - Video and information

Driving in Iceland can be tricky at times, especially during the winter time. Drivers inexperienced in driving in snow or on icy roads should take extreme caution.

Thursday, 03 January 2013 13:51

Renting a car in Iceland

There are many good car rentals in Iceland with all types of vehicles. The prices depend on the season, the winter season is the cheapest but then it is recommended that you rent a jeep / SUV because there may be snow on the roads.

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