Is Iceland Safe to Visit Alone?

Solo travel is a liberating, character-building experience that millions of people around the world enjoy. But there is always a large nagging question that never leaves people traveling...
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Hallgrimskirkja Church in Reykjavik

Which are the Best Towns in Iceland?

No two trips to Iceland are the same. With so many natural wonders to see and awe-inspiring landscapes to explore, but with time constraints to consider, there’s always...
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Goðafoss Waterfall in the North-waterfall of the Gods

What are the Most Scenic Waterfalls in Iceland?

Iceland is synonymous with many natural wonders. These include the northern lights, glaciers, ice caves, geysers, hot springs, and volcanoes. But it’s the sheer number of photogenic waterfalls...
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Whale watching visit to Iceland

What are the Most Exciting Things to Do in Iceland?

Are you coming to Iceland for an action-packed adventure? Whether you’re staying in Reykjavik and the southwest of the country or heading out on the ring road for...
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Ice lagoon on the south coast of Iceland

Which places should I visit in Iceland besides Reykjavik?

It should come as no surprise to anyone – at Your Friend in Reykjavik, we love our home city! Take a quick look at our selection of Reykjavik Walking...
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Öxarárfoss Waterfall is located in the Golden Circle, Thingvellir National Park

What is Iceland’s Golden Circle?

Iceland is a magical and all-encompassing land; it’s been the inspiration for TV shows like Game of Thrones and is on most people’s bucket lists! Of course, this...
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Reykjavik Rainbow Street

What Are the Best Things to See in Reykjavik? 

Iceland is known as the Land of Ice and Fire, boasting fascinating folklore and incredible natural scenery. Its capital city of Reykjavik is no exception; its name translates...
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Northern Lights over the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

What is the best month to visit Iceland?

The best month to visit Iceland won’t be the same for every type of traveler. For those of you seeking the Northern Lights, you’ll want to ensure the...
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The reds of Kerid Crater in Iceland can be seen on a bright sunny day

What Are the Best Day Trips from Reykjavik?

Looking for the best trips to take from Reykjavik? We rounded up some of our favorites in this blog. Find out where the Viking Þrasi Þórólfsson buried his...
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Icelandic Cinnamon Buns – Súkkulaðisnúðar

Icelandic Cinnamon Buns – two recipes!

Learn to make Icelandic Cinnamon buns - súkkulaðisnúðar! They are very popular in Nordic countries but, of course, the Icelandic version is better!
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