Petur was born í Reykjavík but was raised in Luxembourg when his family moved there to work in the aviation industry. He moved back to Iceland in his teens. Later he moved to Florida to study and complete his degree in Aviation Management from Florida Tech in Melbourne. He has been working in the aviation and travel industry ever since.

Petur´s love of the outdoors and the dramatic nature of Iceland led him to become a certified driver guide. His passion is to share all things Icelandic with visitors. He has traveled to every corner of Iceland and knows of all the best hidden spots! In addition to his native Icelandic, Petur speaks English, German and Luxembourgish.