Snowboarding festival in Akureyri, Iceland

Winteraction – Extreme in Akureyri

Ak Extreme is an annual winter event that brings snowboarding right into the centre of Akureyri, Iceland’s northern capital. First held in 2002 this cool competition is now one of the country‘s biggest snowboarding competitions. Find cheap flights to Iceland […]

Skiing in Mt. Hlidarfjall in northern Iceland.

Spend your Easter in Iceland

Easter is one of the best times to visit Iceland. The weather is usually good, the sun is shining longer with each day and you can eat your fill of the wonderful chocolate Easter eggs, there are plenty of those […]

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The Bieber fan Arnrun Lea and her 10 things to do in northern Iceland

Arnrún Lea Einarsdóttir is a flight attendant for WOW air, she‘s 24 years old, living and loving life in Kópavogur, but comes from the capital of northern Iceland, Akureyri. She‘s gone twice to see Justin Bieber in concert! When she‘s […]


North Iceland

You can always expect a warm welcome in the north of Iceland; partly because there’s a load of natural geothermal heat, but also plenty of warm sunshine in the summer and year-round warmth gushing from the local people, who are […]



It has become increasingly difficult to enthuse people about excellent Reykjavík seafood restaurants in recent years. The problem is just that there are too many mind-bendingly good Reykjavík seafood restaurants to choose from. But Rub23 has at least three things […]

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Akureyri is Iceland’s largest urban centre outside the Greater Reykjavik capital region. It is the country’s ‘second city’; much like Shanghai, Birmingham, L.A, or Milan…but Akureyri has just 18,000 inhabitants. It might therefore be considered one of the world’s smallest […]


Top things to do in Iceland – Get tips from locals

When you are travelling around the world and heading to a new place it’s always nice to get some info from the locals. We at WOW air asked our staff to tell us what they like the most about Iceland […]