Category: Happy Challenge

June 21, 2019 Hraunfossar Waterfall

Hraunfossar, which translates to Lava Falls, is beautiful and a real treasure. The color of the water is sometimes turquoise but other times it’s milky white. The waterfalls of Hraunfossar are a collection of many creeks and cascades small and big streaming out of the lava. How to get there: Hraunfossar is about one and […]

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June 21, 2019 Djupalonssandur Beach

Djúpalónssandur is a sandy beach and bay on the outskirts of the snæfellsnes peninsula. It is the home of fragments of a 1984 British shipwreck. Djúpalónssandur is a really beautiful beach with amazing lava rock formations all around. There are a couple of lagoons in the area called Djupalon (Deep Lagoon) but the beach gets […]

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June 21, 2019 Latrabjarg Bird Cliffs

Látrabjarg is a large cliff and the westernmost point in Iceland. Látrabjarg is the bird watchers paradise and is known for its rich birdlife. It’s the home to a variety of bird species, such as puffins, northern gannets, guillemots, and razorbills. If you have ever wanted to visit one of Europe’s largest bird cliff, this […]

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June 21, 2019 Krossneslaug Pool

Krossneslaug is a pool located in the eastern Westfjords. The pool is one of Iceland’s most interesting and unique destinations. It is a very peaceful and relaxing area with a beautiful landscape. The pool is located over the sea so the amazing views should make the experience unforgettable. The remoteness and serenity of this place […]

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June 21, 2019 Kolugljufur Canyon

Klougljúfur canyon is located in Víðidalur in Vestur-Húnavantssýsla. The canyon is said to be named after the female troll Kola, which is said to have dug the canyon to live there. The canyons run about 1-2 Km and are a couple of tens of meters deep. The canyon is, for the most part, unexplored and […]

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June 21, 2019 Hvitserkur

Hvítserkur is a 15 meter high majestic basalt stack on the eastern side of the Vatnsnes peninsula in the north of Iceland. The base of the rock has two holes in it and it has been likened to a dragon who is drinking because of it. The name of the basalt stack (“White Shirt” in […]

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June 20, 2019 Svinafellsjokull Glacier

Svínafellsjökull Glacier Tongue is an outlet glacier of Vatnajökull in the south-east of the island. The ice breaking apart and forming hundreds of stacks is one of the reasons why you should see Svínafellsjökull with your own eyes. The landscape there is bright and beautiful and if you’re lucky, you might catch the glacier breaking […]

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June 20, 2019 Westman Islands

The Westman Islands, or Vestmannaeyjar in Icelandic, is a group of 15 islands off the south coast of Iceland. Of the 15 islands, Heimaey is the largest and the only one that is inhabited. Vestmannaeyjar came to international attention in 1973 with the eruption of Eldfell volcano. That eruption is also infamous in Icelandic history […]

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June 20, 2019 Hofsos Pool

The swimming pool at Hofsós offers some of the most amazing pool views in Iceland. The pool has been built into the hillside above the sea, so the view over to Drangey and Skagafjörður is breathtaking. The pool is a favorite of the locals and travelers alike. The facilities are top notch and this is […]

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June 20, 2019 Kaffi Ku Cafe

Kaffi Kú, or Cafe Cow, is one of the most unique cafe’s in Iceland. The cafe itself is located in the loft are above the cow barn at a local farm. Enjoy a Latte and get to know the cow that made the milk. You can watch the cows through a glass viewing point from […]

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