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Óskar for Húsavík!

Óskar for Húsavík!

For your consideration: An Óskar for Húsavík!
Fine art photography at Hvalvík

Fine art photography at Hvalvík

Guðmann & Gyða set out for Hvalvík on Melrakkaslétta peninsula, to experiment with fine art photography.
World-class heli-skiing in North Iceland

World-class heli-skiing in North Iceland

According to Forbes, Iceland is one of the most exciting places in the world to go heli-skiing.
Grímsey: Our Wildlife Photography Secret

Grímsey: Our Wildlife Photography Secret

Guðmann&Gyða cross the Arctic Circle at Grímsey island in this week's video in our series, "Through an Icelander's eyes."
Photography tips at Hvítserkur

Photography tips at Hvítserkur

In this video, Guðmann&Gyða share travel tips and photography tips. Their main focus is on the sea stack called Hvítserkur.
The Crazy colors of Winter Photography

The Crazy colors of Winter Photography

Einar goes out to a location he has always wanted to shoot in winter. The vivid colors of the sky promise some awesome photos, with blue, yellow, gold, and even pink blending together against the white snow
Will Ferrel and Rachel McAdams making snow angels in Húsavík

Húsavík - The hometown of Fire Saga and Eurovision

Húsavík playes a large part in Eurovision Song Contest: The story of Fire Saga, with it's beautiful landscape and the magnificent Skjálfandi bay where the whales live - and as it says in the song, it's because the people from Húsavík are gentle people.
The Yule Lads at Dimmuborgir Lake Mývatn area

13 Yule Lads live in Iceland

13 Yule Lads live in Iceland, the sons of the old trolls Grýla and Leppalúði. Grýla and Leppalúði keep a pet, a wicked cat, which may sometimes catch children. Grýla, who is big and formidable, was said to collect the naughty children in a sack and take them home to eat for Christmas dinner. If a child is naughty, Grýla finds out immediately. Grýla can´t lay her hands on good children.
GeoSea tops the Time's list of Greatest places of 2019

GeoSea tops the Time's list of Greatest places of 2019

Last August, Time Magazine published its list of the Greatest Places of 2019. Ranging from places to visit, stay and eat&drink, the brand new geothermal sea baths at GeoSea in Húsavík, North Iceland tops the list of places to visit.
The Arctic Coast Way is officially open

The Arctic Coast Way is officially open

The Arctic Coast Way in North Iceland was launched on the World Ocean Day, 8th of June 2019, with official ceremonies on each of the starting and ending point, Bakkafjörður in the Northeast and Hvammstangi in the Northwest.
Lonely Planet names Arctic Coast Way as a top 10 destination

Lonely Planet names Arctic Coast Way as a top 10 destination

Lonely Planet has announced its Top 10 list of the best destinations in Europe for 2019, and the upcoming Arctic Coast Way is ranked as the third best destination to visit.
Iceland Winter Games in March

Iceland Winter Games in March

Iceland Winter Games will be held in Akureyri at Hlíðarfjall Ski resort from 22nd March – 24th March. This international winter sports event will be hosted for the fourth time and has cemented its place in the event calendar for all winter sports enthustiasts in Iceland, while still growing as the biggest winter sports event in the country.