Our Blog

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: Laura Knits and Hikes!

When you like knitting as much as being out in nature, you need a specific kind of tour. Laura found exactly the right tour  for her, “knitting on ice” and went home with a lifetime of memories. Super jeeps,...

Interview with Master Craftswoman Hélène Magnusson

Most people who are even slightly familiar with Iceland know that knitting is a big deal. Even still, the popularity of knitting in Iceland has ebbed and flowed, but currently it is stronger and more...

5 Reasons Why Icelandic Skýr is so Popular

What is Icelandic Skýr? What is Skýr? It’s like yogurt, but not quite. It’s made from milk solids once the cream has removed, has no milk in  it.  Icelandic Skýr is actually, strictly speaking, a cheese, and...

6 Icelandic Churches (Other than Hallgrímskirkja) Worth Seeing

Iceland has a lot of quirky little churches, and the diversity is immense: some are cute and cosy, some look like spaceship that are primed for take off. There are at least 1000 churches in Iceland, so for...

Rovers of the Month: James and Bonnie get a Last Minute Adventure!

The following is a story about which we are very proud, it reminds us why we do what we do.  James and Bonnie came to Iceland and bumped into a logistical problem, which we were more than happy to solve, and...

Funny Hats and Furry Capes: The Evolution of Icelandic Traditonal Clothing

All of the Nordic countries have a “national costume”, a traditional dress which was historically worn during the days while working.  Iceland is no different, and the Icelandic traditonal clothing has...

When the Lóa Arrives, Spring is Here!

As the days get longer and the nights get shorter, usually, temperatures usually (but not always) come up too. We have had an unusually short winter in Iceland this year, shortly followed up by a record...