Travel related things about Iceland.

Here you will find the information you need for travel in Iceland. Local travel tips and helpful articles on all kinds of things in Iceland.

A travel guide to Iceland with tips and advice on things to do and see and the life in Iceland. And there will be interesting information from our HI Iceland staff, experienced bloggers and travel bloggers.



18. July 2018

10 Best Day Hikes In Iceland

Iceland is a nature lover’s paradise, full of incredible landscapes and natural wonders that you simply won’t find anywhere else on earth.

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.