Urban Attractions

The Laugardalslaug Swimming Pool in Reykjavik is the most popular swimming pool in Iceland

Iceland‘s wonderful water

You‘ve probably heard about the superabundance of geothermal water in Iceland. We use it to heat our homes and we harness the steam to make electricity, ohh… and we take looong showers with impunity just because it feels sooo good. […]


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 […]

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Have fun pronouncing that one! Skólavörðastígur is actually a street in central Reykjavík. Of the four big names in downtown shopping streets, Skólavörðustígur is by far the classiest, the most creative, and probably the most self-conscious too. Let’s start with […]

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Trees in Iceland

Iceland used to be known around the world as the land with no trees, but thanks to the increased flow of tourists and Icelanders collectively saying “Hey, that’s not exactly fair”, most people now know that we do in fact […]


Vík í Mýrdal

The town of Vík, as it is usually known, is an important regional service centre right in the centre of South Iceland. It is the biggest town for miles around and almost everyone in Iceland has been there, as the […]

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Reykjanesbær is Iceland’s fifth biggest community, but you may never have even heard of it. Chances are, though, that you have heard of Keflavík – the biggest town making up the municipality. Nearly all visitors to Iceland travel through Keflavík […]



Skagafjörður is a wide fjord, maybe even a bay, in Northwest Iceland (not the Westfjords) which is home to the large town of Sauðárkrókur and some lovely natural surroundings. Another great thing about Skagafjörður is that it’s a little bit […]

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Visiting Iceland with children

Iceland is a superb family holiday destination because all the things that make it merely unique and special to you will make it an amazing world of adventure for your kids. Most of the Iceland holiday highlights mentioned elsewhere on […]

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