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  • Take a Virtual Hike to Valagil Waterfall in the Westfjords

    With most of the world homebound to some extend and international travel mostly on hold due to Coronavirus restrictions, we thought we’d invite you on a short and relaxing “virtual hike”. Consider it traveling without, well, traveling. In the video above, photographer and adventurer Isley Reust takes us all on a mellow hike through a […] More

  • This Funny Photo Perfectly Captures Icelandic “Summer” Weather

    According to the calendar and the millions of puffins, golden plovers, and other migratory birds who have reached Icelandic shores, we’re supposed to officially be in summer. Yet in the past few weeks the weather here in Iceland seems to have completely different ideas, jumping one day from winter to spring the next day… only to return […] More

  • Hilarious Photo Perfectly Captures Life In Iceland Right Now

    To say it’s been snowing quite a bit in Iceland lately would be quite the understatement. In fact, we here at Iceland Wonder were thinking about it earlier today and we’ve completely lost count of just how many days in a row it’s been snowing for. This weekend’s massive snow storm dumped so much snow […] More

  • The Hidden Waterfalls Of The Remote Strandir Region In The Westfjords

    The region of Strandir (which translates to ‘The Coasts’) is one of the more remote areas of Iceland, and was for centuries known as a refuge for sorcerers and criminals. Strandir lies on the Westfjords’ eastern edge and is renowned for its rugged beauty, consisting of beaches strewn with driftwood, seals lazing about on rocks, […] More

  • Watch As The Northern Lights Dance Over The Fjords Of Iceland

    You could say that the Westfjords of Iceland are probably Iceland’s best kept secret. The Westfjords are relatively difficult to reach compared to other areas of Iceland, but the small, picturesque fishing villages and endless fjords with steep mountains cutting into the cold North Atlantic ocean make it well worth the drive or flight up […] More

  • Stunning Drone Video Captures The Beauty Of Iceland During Summer

    This incredible video shot with a drone really captures the beauty of Iceland during those green summer months. David Leiter slept in a rental car while driving around Iceland for an entire month. He drove around the entire Ring Road and the Westfjords and with the help of his trusty drone managed to capture some […] More