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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.

The Icelandic Lopapeysa: A History

The post has been a tricky one: getting to bottom of something about which there isn’t a huge amount of information. That has, however, made arriving at the conclusion all the more satisfying as well as...

The Magical Staves of Iceland

The culture of Iceland is full of mythology and magic. From the Sagas and Eddas of the vikings; to elves and trolls and stories of witchcraft, Iceland is indeed the land of magic and magical creatures and,...

Icelandic New Years Traditions

When it comes to New Years, Iceland is one of THE places to experience it. You might not think it, but there is a whole lot of party wrapped in such a small country! Iceland has a few important New Years...

The Christmas Book Flood (Jólabókaflóð)

The Christmas Book Flood (Jólabókaflóðið)  Per capita, Iceland has the largest publishing industry in the world, with 3.5 books published per 1000. Reading books is obviously very important in Iceland, as is...

Rover of the Month: Akash Does Essential Iceland

Welcome to our first Rover of the Month! Our “Rovers” are those who have decided to explore Iceland their own way, at their own pace. Akash Mehta joined us on our “Essential iceland” tour, where he even got...

Touring Iceland in a Super Jeep

Small Cars Don't Always Cut It In Iceland, a small car with a small wheel base can get you to some beautiful places. However, if you do stick to a regular car, there is at least as much outside of your...

Top 5 Icelandic Foods

There is a lot of interesting food in Iceland, and we could never cover it all in one post. Instead, we picked 5 of the most people, and many of them are traditional, so traditional that people have been...