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Whale of an adventure in Iceland

It is imperative to keep in mind, just like the Northern lights, you are never guarenteed to see any whales on whale watching tours. PIC biologyfisherman

It is imperative to keep in mind, just like the Northern lights, you are never guarenteed to see any whales on whale watching tours. PIC biologyfisherman

In 1994 the only way for visitors in Iceland to see whales up close was by watching the Free Willy movie from Hollywood.

 

Hell in Iceland is actually pretty romantic

The gate to hell. Víti crater and surroundings is a must see in Iceland. You can even take a dip in the warm water (the black dots seen in the water are actually groups of people). PIC Zanthia

For the truly wonderful things in this world you always have to go the extra mile.

 

Missing the big picture in Iceland

Sharing thousands of square kilometres with no one but the foxes and the birds is very possible in the Hornstrandir area in the Western fjords of Iceland. PIC bjarnit

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune should at no time leave Iceland without visiting the places that really put Iceland on the map of most beautiful countries of the world.

 

So you thought the capital of Iceland was the shit

From old to new. Closest is part of downtown Reykjavik while further out you see parts of the suburbs stretching for miles. PIC axshuzaifa

Relax. It is common enough to think Iceland´s capital Reykjavik is the hottest thing to hit the planet since the term Hot was coined.

 

Horsing around in Iceland

One of the absolutely best way to see Iceland close-up is on an Icelandic horse. Many places offer you this chance. PIC Wild Vanilla

Apart from the puffin bird, which somehow has become symbolic for Iceland in spite of being relatively hard to see, the number one animal attraction here is the unique Icelandic horse.

 

Natural yoga at the Green Gym in Iceland

Iceland has vast spaces where you can feel all alone in the world. That is a good feeling you won´t find just anywhere. PIC unso

After years of interaction with tourists from all over the world there is, on average, one thing that stands out for the majority of visitors about Iceland.

 

The easy girls of Iceland

The myth about easy Icelandic girls is just that; a myth. Don´t believe the hype

For some reason, probably very effective PR stuff, many foreign men tend to think Icelandic girls are both stunningly beautiful and stunningly easy. And for some reason Icelandic men say the same thing about the British and American girls.

 

The truth about the Northern Lights in Iceland

Skies alive over the northern town of Akureyri. The further north you go the better the chances of catching a glimpse of this stunning show. Pic -RobW-

Ever since the first person discovered the immense attraction of the Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis, there have been persons willing to use that knowledge for their own benefit.

 

In Iceland, no place for pussies

Penis envy is sure to erupt for some in the unique Phallological museum in Iceland.

Schlong, wiener, dick, penisaurus Rex, smooth pickle, tallywacker, thurston howell III. There is no shortage of fine, and not so fine, words for the private part of the male species.

 

Fire in the caves of Heimaey Iceland

Impressive cliffs over the town of Heimaey. In the background you can see mainland Iceland. PIC Jozelui

Impressive cliffs over the town of Heimaey. In the background you can see mainland Iceland. PIC Jozelui

Massive and impressive cliffs surround part of the town of Vestmannaeyjar on Heimaey island in Iceland providing excellent shelter for townspeople from anything the Atlantic ocean throws their way.

 

In Iceland not just geothermal pools but restaurants too

We told you it was fairly nice. The village of Hveragerdi in Iceland. PIC fjarlq

We told you it was fairly nice. The village of Hveragerdi in Iceland. PIC fjarlq

Fog is not unusual in the small town of Hveragerdi, literally Hot Spring Field, about 45 minutes south of the capital Reykjavik. Indeed, not just fog but unusual smell also.