About us

The Team

My Iceland Guide is a small and dynamic team, offering day tours in a relaxed and slow-paced atmosphere, ready to give our customers a vivid understanding of Iceland‘s fascinating natural beauty and its geology. Iceland‘s history and culture we try to convey as we go along.

Jórunn Rothenborg, the founding CEO, is a licensed tourist- and driver-guide, through the Icelandic Tourist Board.

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Jórunn is half Icelandic and half Danish and knows Iceland inside out, having moved to Iceland in her twenties. She fell in love with an Icelander first, and the country second, and nothing has changed. Her background has given her the perspective of a foreigner, but also a local.

She would like to show you Iceland as it really is – a totally unique and beautiful place!

Having lived in Reykjavik almost 30 years, she has never stopped loving this beautiful town and country, and would love to share her enthusiasm with you!

Erlendur Birgisson (Eddi), is a licenced Mountain Guide and driver-guide with a great passion for Iceland‘s Highlands, mountains, and outdoors.

Eddi is a Civil Engineer, running his own Engineering company along with being active as a guide.
Eddi is also one of the chief Engineers with Iceland‘s Volunteer ICE-SAR International Rescue team which has given him a thorrough understanding of Natures forces whether in Iceland or abroad.
An Ironman, mountain climber, fisherman or a pure nature lover he certainly knows his native Iceland inside and out.

Alexander Erlendsson, actor from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts, guide, driver-guide and mountain guide has been working in the tourist business since his early youth. He knows almost any corner of the country from his many tours around Iceland through the years and has a great passion for storytelling

Halldóra Markúsdóttir – actor from the Icelandic Film School, jogi and yoga teacher and guide.
Being a farmers daughter, Halldóra‘s love and understanding of the Icelandic nature has given her great understanding of Icelands at times wild but fascinating nature.

A small but passionate team