The Iceland Travel Podcast
Perlan with Steffi Meisl

Perlan with Steffi Meisl

August 6, 2020

STEFFIL.jpgIn this Episode we visit the special building Perlan or the Pearl where I met Steffi Meisl who works in marketing there. Perlan is definitely one of the major landmarks in Iceland, a pearl looking dome on top of six water tanks, perched on the hilltop of Öskjuhlíð in Reykjavík. One can’t miss it.

The immersive Wonders of Iceland exhibition is there and Steffi gives us insights into what it is all about.

Geology with  Ingimundur Þór Þorsteinsson

Geology with Ingimundur Þór Þorsteinsson

August 6, 2020

IngimundurL.jpgIn this Episode I talk to the experienced guide Ingimundur Þór Þorsteinsson about the geology of Iceland. He’s an enthusiast about every aspect of Iceland and we try to focus on geology and how we can all enjoy it in our travels.

Iceland is indeed a treasure for everyone interested in geology, it is everywhere around us at least. 

Birds with Elín Konráðsdóttir

Birds with Elín Konráðsdóttir

August 6, 2020

ELINL.jpgIn this Episode we meet Elín Konráðsdóttir, she’s an experienced guide with a passion for birds. The birds of Iceland are the subject of our conversation and I’m happy to report that we have the same favorite Icelandic bird!

Whales with Ásta María Marinósdóttir

Whales with Ásta María Marinósdóttir

August 6, 2020

ASTAL.jpgIn this Episode I talk to Ásta María Marinósdóttir, Sales manager at Special Tours. The subject is whales and whale watching, one the the most popular activities in Iceland. 

Friðheimar with Knútur Rafn Ármann

Friðheimar with Knútur Rafn Ármann

October 26, 2020

knutur.jpgIn this Episode I meet Knútur Rafn Ármann, founder and owner of the family farm of Friðheimar in the village Reykholt in South Iceland.

Friðheimar is a great place to experience the integration of greenhouse farming, the icelandic horse, geothermal energy and green practices in general.

Moving to Iceland with Blake Greene

Moving to Iceland with Blake Greene

December 7, 2020

Blake_pic74tdz.jpgIn this episode we chat with Blake Greene from the United States; she lives in Reykjavík and works for Iceland Travel. She tells us all about moving to Iceland and about the country as seen through her eyes. There are also many excellent tips for everyone visiting the island in the north.

Christmas in Iceland with Anna Margrét Káradóttir

Christmas in Iceland with Anna Margrét Káradóttir

December 14, 2020

130874586_475580110080935_3192730824806503732_n.jpgIn this festive episode we chat with actress and singer Anna Margrét Káradóttir about all things christmas.  We try to scratch the surface of the very specific Iceland traditions and get amped up for the holidays in the process.

Nightlife and Culture with Árni Grétar Jóhannsson

Nightlife and Culture with Árni Grétar Jóhannsson

January 6, 2021

arni.jpgGuide, bar owner and theater director, Árni Grétar Jóhannsson met with our host Skúli and they cover some important aspects of nightlife and culture in Iceland. How do you have the best possible time when in Iceland?

Harpa with Ingibjörg Fríða Helgadóttir

Harpa with Ingibjörg Fríða Helgadóttir

February 9, 2021

Screen_Shot_2021-02-10_at_00355573scu.pngWe get to know all about the wonder of the concert hall and conference center Harpa with singer Ingibjörg Fríða Helgadóttir. Harpa is one of the main landmarks in Reykjavík and a true architectural feat, a must when visiting Reykjavík.

Krauma Geothermal Spa with Ólafur Steinarsson

Krauma Geothermal Spa with Ólafur Steinarsson

February 17, 2021

OSPCIT.jpgÓlafur Steinarsson from Krauma geothermal baths and spa dropped by and we chatted about the relaxing place and what the surrounding area has to offer.

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