Tjörnin (The Pond) is a small, prominent lake next to the City Hall in central Reykjavík, Iceland. In fact, this postmodern government building, which … More


Gullfoss (or “Golden Falls”) is a waterfall in southwest Iceland on the Hvítá river. A little over a half-mile above the falls, the river makes … More


Hallgrímskirkja is a Lutheran Church of Iceland parish church in Reykjavík. At 244-foot high, it is the largest church and among the tallest structures in Iceland. … More


Geysir is, as the name implies, a geyser in southwestern Iceland. It was the first geyser described in print in the 18th century and … More


Thingvellir (or Þingvellir in Icelandic) is a national park in southwestern Iceland, about 40 km northeast of the capital, Reykjavík. It … More

Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, one of the most visited attractions in Iceland, is located in a lava field about 24 miles southwest of … More