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Welcome to the official blog of Iceland Rovers, Iceland's trusted super jeep and adventure company.  Here you can learn more about Iceland's beautiful nature, culture and travel tips to help you make the most of your time in our magnificent country.

Rover of the Month: Jodee Goes Full Custom!

This month's Rover of the Month tells the story of Jadee, who came to Iceland and needed a custom itinerary filled with all sorts af wonderful things, like horse rides, hot springs and epic mountain roads....

The Evolution of Icelandic Food Culture: From a Lack of Colour to a Whole Rainbow

For centuries, life in Iceland has been a constant struggle. Large tracts of the countryside have very little fertility and support very little arable farming. The winters are long and dark. When the short...

7 Reason why Iceland is the Photographer's Paradise

You may have seen a lot of remarkable photos come out of Iceland. Of course, with the right amount of planning, it is possible to take incredible photos almost anywhere. And yet, there remains something...

A Brief History of the Hidden People of Iceland

Sometimes referred to as elves “Álfar” or  Hidden People “Huldufólk”,  Iceland has a long-standing relationship with elves. The history of the country is decorated with elves living under certain rocks, or...

Rovers of the Month: Dan and Christina Honeymoon!

After hearing so much about Iceland, Dan Jones and Christina Wiens came to see what all the fuss was about. And what better time to visit than your honeymoon? They frolicked between the tectonic plates and...

Halldór Laxness: Iceland's Nobel Laureate

They say that iceland has the highest number of Nobel Laureates per capita in the world, which is true. That’s enough for a little country like Iceland, with a population of only 330,000. Per capita is the...

Iceland's Independence Day

Iceland wasn’t always independent, and the march towards independence culminated on June 17th 1944, a great day of celebration in Iceland.   This week, we are covering some of the events that led to...