Travel related things about Iceland.

There will be interesting information from our HI Iceland staff, experienced bloggers, travel advice


3. May 2018

Aðalfundur Farfugla

Aðalfundur Bandalags íslenskra farfugla verður haldinn mánudaginn 22. maí nk. kl. 19:00 í Farfuglaheimilinum í Laugardal, Sundlaugavegi 34. Venjuleg aðalfundarstörf og lagabreytingar. Stjórnin.

20. March 2018

8 Tips for Making a Long Stopover in Iceland

Reykjavik Iceland’s remote location in the north Atlantic makes it nearly equidistant from London and New York City. Yet, it’s austere volcanic terrain, dramatic waterfalls and sky-blue glaciers make it totally unlike either of those locations.

8. February 2018

Watercolors at the Loft Hostel

The last time I painted - with oils or watercolors - was when I made a portrait for my nephew. It was supposed to be a surrealist image of a crystal ball on a pillar in the middle of Greece. What it looked like was a Fisher-Price toy that someone lost in oily rubble.

21. December 2017

Farfuglaheimilið í Borgarnesi Svansvottað

Farfuglaheimilið í Borgarnesi hefur fengið vottun Norræna Umhverfismerkisins Svansins til staðfestingar á góðum árangri í umhverfismálum. Svanurinn var afhentur í Borgarnesi af Kristínu Lindu Árnadóttur, forstjóra Umhverfistofnunar og Birgittu Stefánsdóttur sérfræðings á sviði sjálfbærni við stofnunina.

18. August 2017

Green Messengers - Green HI Hostels

The "green messengers" explore different of ways to illustrate and explain through practical works, speeches and printed materials how environmental/sustainability matters are tied in with our methods of travelling, daily life and the actions of each individual.

4. July 2017

10 Free things to do in Reykjavík

Reykjavík, the world’s northernmost capital, and it is also one of the smallest in the world. It is easy to find your way around and it is a friendly city that offers a surprising amount of things to see and do. Reykjavík is a amazing green and sustainable city close to pure nature. Being in Reykjavík is a memorable visit for everyone!

1. June 2017

Midnight Sun in Iceland

One can call Iceland, the land of the Midnight sun, as this natural phenomenon occurs in the summer months in places.
The sun is actually visible for the full 24 hours and the Midnight Sun is visible from June 12 until July 1.

8. February 2017

My time at Reykjavik - Staying at Loft Hostel

To HI Iceland and to The Loft HI Hostel, I will forever cherish my time in Reykjavik. Thank you. Have you stayed at the Loft, or another hostel in Reykjavik? If so, what did you think? What do you look for when choosing a place to stay?

30. November 2016

Christmassy things to do in Reykjavík and Iceland

Don´t you just love the Christmas time? When the snow has started to fall and the sparkling lights and decorations lit up the streets in the city. Here are just a couple of suggestions for you to do during Christmas time in Iceland.

1. November 2016

5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Iceland

Situated in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean just West of Norway, Iceland is a rapidly growing tourist destination among backpackers and luxury travelers alike. Perhaps best known for her natural beauty and luxurious geothermal pools, Iceland is home to a diverse array of landscapes and adventurous activities.

30. June 2016

Reykjavik Street Art

While some people see it as defacing public property, I beg to differ. Street art is a massive statement of the city’s people, not only claiming the city as their own, but adding their own personal or social experience to the place’s visual appearance.