Mountaineers of Iceland have years of experience in adventure tours and navigating Langjökull glacier. There is something about this glacier, something extra ordinary. Nothing can beat the fresh Icelandic mountain air on Langjökull. We listed down some fun facts about this magical glacier. Enjoy!   Baldjökull Langjökull used to be called Balljökull > Baldjökull. In

Next week we have festivities here in Iceland from Monday – Wednesday. It is an old tradition in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. However, it happens to have different shapes and forms within each country. In Iceland these festivities are for three days in a row and their common features are that

When you are choosing a company to travel with in the Icelandic highlands you might want to know the people you’ll be spending your day with and guiding you through the wilderness. The Mountaineers of Iceland team boasts some amazing guides that are eager to show you the ins and outs of the country they love

We’re located on Langjökull, Europe’s second largest glacier. It is Thursday but it really feels like it’s Saturday. I have a feeling it’s always weekend when Kaleo‘s around. The band members are as cool as they come with their free spirits and Icelandic flair. They even manage to make winter overalls look trendy. Their guitarist,

Icelandic is one of the Nordic languages and most closely resembles Faroese even though it also has some strong similarities to Norwegian and Danish. Icelanders make a great deal of keeping the language intact even though words such as LOL and OMG may have slipped in. And remarkably, the Icelandic spoken today has not changed much from

Iceland was settled by Norse people during the ninth and tenth century. They were all more or less heathen. Their gods names Óðinn, Þór, Freyja, Hlín, Heimdallur and others are the same as other Germanic people worshipped in pre Christian times. Thanks to an Icelandic medieval author, Snorri Sturluson, we have knowledge of the mythology

We are excited to tell you about a new tour we will be offering during summer. North of the Polar Circle a natural phenomenon occurs. We call it the midnight sun. There’s something strangely exotic about visiting a place so close to one of the poles that the sun refuses to set for a chunk

What has Reykjavík got to offer? The cyberspace is filled with advice and suggestions on how to make the most of your time in Iceland. Dig a little deeper and you will find plenty of tips on what Reykjavík has to offer to the wandering visitor. But what is it like to actually live in the capital? What

The colonization of Iceland by Norse settlers and people from the western lands, i.e. Ireland and Scottish islands, took place in the second half of the 9th century. Íslendingabók (Book of Icelanders), written by Ari the wise tells the tale of explorations by a Norse man who set out to sail to Faroe Islands just