Northern Lights in North Iceland

Its northern location and scenic landscapes make Skagafjörður the ideal spot for northern lights hunters. After a short drive out of the city, you will find yourself under a starry sky, with bright …

Portraits of Skagafjörður #2 – Lilja

Lilja has made her passion a career by becoming a designer, drawing inspiration from the magical and captivating environment of Skagafjörður. Her creations are an ode to the Icelandic Nature. …

Turf houses of Skagafjörður

In the old days, turf houses appeared to be a good way to face difficult Icelandic weather, providing a higher insulation than wood or stone made buildings. The other reason …

9 facts about the Icelandic Horse

Your stay in Iceland is not complete until you have met (or ridden!) our iconic Icelandic horse. Here are some fun facts we wanted to share with you: 1) The purest …

Portraits of Skagafjörður #1 – Auður

As a long-time lover of scenic landscapes and wellbeing, Auður decided one day to combine both by offering her guests a relaxing floating experience in the unique scenery of Hofsós swimming pool.  …

Midnight Sun on the Greenland Sea

  Summer Solstice As 20th of June marked the Summer Solstice, we stayed awake all night to enjoy the show, here in North Iceland! In Reykjavík, the longest day of …

Horse Round Up

In North Iceland the ancient tradition of rounding up horses lives on. After having spent the summer in green pastures in the highland the horses go back home. Hundreds of …