I am sorry to tell you that Iceland boarders are almost closed. Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir announced today that starting Wednesday, August 19 2020, every person arriving in Iceland will be tested for the corona virus at the border, required to spend four to five days in quarantine, and subsequently be tested for the virus … Read more Travelers to Iceland must go to quarantine and to be tested twice.
But we are doing it very carefully. Everyone visiting Iceland or coming home from an abroad needs to go to quarantine for 14 days. Take a test You can skip the quarantine if you accept taking a test for the Corona virus and the result is negative. You will also be asked to fill out … Read more We are opening our boarders on June 15 – Welcome to Iceland
When the first settlers arrived some 1100 years ago they brought with them some life stock. Among them some Scandinavian horses. Our Icelandic horse is not very tall but he is strong, healthy, resilient and weather sealed. The Icelandic horse is very famous for good temper and welcoming character. The horses are friendly, adventurous, smart … Read more The Icelandic horse
Is it safe to travel to Iceland? The big question is whether this summer travel may still be possible. Many countries in of the western world are beginning to emerge from lock down and lifting travel ban and ease corona virus restrictions. The pressure is from the economy and people desperately need to get back … Read more Is it safe to travel to Iceland?
Latest Update May 12, 2020 Yes I am sorry to say there is a travel ban in Iceland like in many other countries. The Icelandic government has implemented the travel restrictions imposed for the Schengen Area and the European Union. As of 20 March 2020, foreign Nationals – except EU/EEA, EFTA or UK nationals … Read more Travel ban in Iceland – Covid19
Urgent announcement! Reykjadalur is closed for safety reasons. The paths are unsafe due to erosion by the hot spring and due to thawing conditions. The area will remain closed until conditions change One of the most popular place to visit near Hveragerði must be Reykjadalur, a geothermal area just north of Hveragerði. It is … Read more Reykjadalur – Geothermal natural bath area
The Icelandic road system is extensive and easy to navigate and easily accessible by car. The Ring Road is the most traveled road, as it runs in a circle around the country and takes you to the most popular attractions and landmarks You need to know about these six things regarding driving in Iceland. Off-road … Read more Driving in Iceland
The Reykjanes peninsula is best known for the Blue Lagoon and Keflavik Airport. The Airport is only 40 minutes away from Reykjavik, so this peninsula is not very big. There are many interesting places to visit in Reykjanes peninsula and I will tell you more about them in this post. My brother Peter is a … Read more The Reykjanes peninsula – the Blue Lagoon
COVID-19 is in Iceland like everywhere else in the world and we are fighting to isolate it as much as possible. All Icelandic travelers coming home will be in isolation for 14 days from arrival. Visitors do not need to be isolated but there are not many visitors coming at the moment. All the workers … Read more COVID-19 is in Iceland
Geothermal water is one of Iceland‘s greatest natural resources. It‘s used to heat houses and produce electricity. But most importantly, Icelanders love to swim in it. Pools and Spas have been a huge part of the Icelandic lifestyle, ever since the country‘s settlement. One of the most famous hot tube of history belonged to Snorri … Read more Swimming in Reykjavik