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Apollo Astronaut Training in Iceland

Apollo Astronaut Training in Iceland

In 1965 and 1967, two groups of American Apollo astronauts visited Iceland to study geology and practice collecting samples, under the guidance of Icelandic and American geologists. The Apollo geology field exercises were intended...

The day Neil Armstrong set his foot on Iceland

The day Neil Armstrong set his foot on Iceland

In the summer of 1967, a group of American astronauts visited Iceland to study the islands’ geology under the guidance of Icelandic and American geologists. This was the second group of astronauts to visit...

All Lake Mývatn Hotels in one place

All Lake Mývatn Hotels in one place

goIceland has opened a new website with a directory of all guesthouses and hotels in the Lake Mývatn area. Located in the North of Iceland, Lake Mývatn is one of Icelands most popular travellers...

Amazing Aurora Activity in August

Amazing Aurora Activity in August

After our story about early aurora activity over Eyjafjörður and Akureyri, we have received word about beautiful Northern lights all over North Iceland last night. This photo is by Rafal Nowosielski and was taken...

Northern Lights arrive early this year

Northern Lights arrive early this year

The Northern Lights arrive early this year. As the night gets darker in the Arctic North of Iceland, the Northern Lights start to appear in the sky. These pictures were taken by Hordur Finnbogason...