Weather & Travel news: Iceland

Summary issued 17th Jan 2018 Snow forecast for the North, but no significant weather expected for the next few days.  Slippery conditions at many popular tourist spots.  Light crampons recommended. High level avalanche warnings in the Fjords. Weather and conditions on...

Iceland travel & weather news

Summary issued 10th Jan 2018 Very heavy winds expected tomorrow with dangerous gusts in the South West and blizzards later in the day. Storm in the North during the night. Friday another storm expected in all regions. Please check conditions before travel on these...

Amber alert – Auroras likely

Northern Lights Alert issued 5th Dec 2017 There is a high change of catching Northern lights over the next few nights. Clear conditions are necessary for good views. They should be visible, equally in all parts of Iceland given the right conditions for clear skies. If...

Absolute beginners

Beginners welcome Many people ask if our photo tours are suitable for beginner level photographers. The answer is always “Yes, absolutely”. This article attempts to explain why beginner photographers are not only very welcome, but actually get better value...

Sightseeing tours

Some people come to Iceland just to sit on a rock and listen to the sea. Can you imagine that? Many people realise that there is such a lot of things to see in a small space. There is such a lot to do in a short time. If you are one of these people, then this page is...

Oskar the Ice man

Dramatic Ice cave photography from the land of ice and fire Oskar, the Ice cave guide. In the eye of the Dragon… Oskar is an experienced Ice cave guide. He is one of the original glacier guides from the days before the ice caves became hugely popular. With so...