About Iceland

10000 Icelandic krona

Let’s talk about the money

Currency calculation can be hard and if you’re going to do some shopping in Iceland it might be good to familiarize yourself with the krona. When you’re standing at the register about to pay for that gorgeous “Lopapeysa” you’ll know […]

Iceland is green

The Kingdom of Iceland

Here are some facts about Iceland and Icelanders you may not know. How big is Iceland? Iceland is 103,001 km2. To Americans that is about the same size as the state of Kentucky, which is 104,869 km2. In the list […]

Driving in Iceland

Safe travel in Iceland

To be safe in Iceland all you need is common sense, a good plan and to let someone know you’re here. Sounds easy right? Common sense Let’s start with common sense. You know what they say about common sense right; […]

Great display of Northern Lights over a body of water in the Icelandic country side

The Northern Lights in Iceland are stronger than ever

According to the Geophysical Institute at The University of Alaska Fairbanks a strong auroral activity is expected over Iceland tonight. The forecast says this is due to a large, Earth-facing solar event that occurred on January 7th and that the […]

Seat with a view

Seat with a view

WOW AIR UNLEASHES A BUN FIGHT FOR THE WINDOW SEAT Top ten sights to see on the descent into Reykjavik From lakes and glaciers to national parks and volcanoes, a bird’s eye view of Iceland’s spectacular scenery marks the start […]


Ten WOW things to do in Iceland – Finnur Olafsson

Finnur Ólafsson is a 21 year old steward, born and raised in the heart of Reykjavik. He loves to travel both in Iceland and abroad. After finishing his matriculation exam he took a year off to travel and work outside of Iceland […]


Ten WOW things to do in Iceland – Svandís Nanna Pétursdóttir

Svandís Nanna Pétursdóttir is a 23 year old stewardess, born and raised in Reykjavik. She’s adventurous and loves all sorts of crazy things. During the winter she studies Tourism at the University of Iceland. Svandís Nanna loves travelling all around […]


Ten WOW things to do in Iceland – Catherine Côté

Catherine Côté is a very colourful French-Canadian girl, who has lived in Iceland for almost a year now. She came to Iceland for the first time in 2010, and loved it so much that she promised herself to go back […]


Ten WOW things to do in Iceland – Davíð Arnar Sigurðsson

Davíð Arnar Sigurðsson is one of WOW air’s flight attendants this summer, but during the winter he studies Business Administration at the University of Iceland. He’s almost 22, lives in Hafnarfjörður but comes from a village in the Eastfjords called […]


What‘s on in Reykjavik?

One of the most interesting things on this week in Reykjavik is the release concert of Sin Fang‘s new album, Flowers. We here at the WOW air headquarters are listening to Young Boys on repeat! Sin Fang is the solo […]

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