Icelandic trucks on ice

Driving in Iceland can be difficult, especially for those who thirst for highland adventures. Fortunately Arctic Trucks have the answer so when you’ve booked your cheap flights to Iceland with WOW air they can take you wherever you want to […]

Some places in Iceland are among the best in the world for ice climbing

Ice climbing – Vertical daredevils

In a land like Iceland, where there are mountains, glaciers and daredevils, there are bound to be some ice climbers. We caught up with one of Iceland’s most experienced climbers, Freyr Björnsson and asked him a few questions about this […]

A great winter sport in Iceland is diving in the river Silfra at Thingvellir.

Snorkeling in Silfra

What could possibly make visitors to Iceland and Icelanders alike dip into the icy cold waters of the river Silfra during the winter? WOW magazine’s correspondent Dísa Bjarnadóttir contacted Hössi from dive.is and asked him what the deal was. “Snorkeling […]

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Iceland as Iceland in Walter Mitty movie

Did you just watch Iceland in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty? Are you now searching for cheap flights to Iceland? Well look no further, the Walter Mitty experience could be closer than you think, and cheaper if you travel with […]

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 […]


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 […]

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How to get the adrenaline pumping in Iceland

Few places are as dramatic or exciting to look at as Iceland. Just being here is a real thrill; but what activities are on offer designed specifically to get the blood pumping that little bit faster? You see the challenge […]

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Adventurous Iceland

Iceland is the outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. The scenic landscape is the perfect setting to enjoy some of your favourite outdoor activities, be it winter sports, cross-country running, hiking, mountain-biking or kayaking. Icelandic hillsides are perfect for extreme skiing and snow- […]

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The Hornstrandir peninsula

The northernmost part of Iceland’s Westfjords peninsula is where you’ll find the Hornstrandir nature reserve: one of the most secluded places in the Western world. Hornstrandir bucks the develop- ment trend. As humans are encroa- ching on more and more […]

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Icelandic adventurer safely at the South Pole

Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir last night became the first Icelander to walk solo to the South Pole. Vilborg has been walking/skiing for two months and covered 1,140 kilometres. Elín Sveinsdóttir, who has been Vilborg’s representative in Iceland during the trip, confirmed […]

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