Ice lagoon on the south coast of Iceland

Where Should I Go in Iceland Besides Reykjavik?

It should come as no surprise that at Your Friend in Reykjavik, we love our home city!  That’s why we have so many Reykjavik Walking Tours — so...
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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 many people’s bucket lists!  Of course, this...
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Visit Reykjavik Videy Island

See Everything Iceland on Viðey Island

Just a ferry ride away from Reykjavik is an amazing side trip you should add to your Iceland visit itinerary! Viðey Island! In less than one square mile,...
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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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Icelandic white cat

The Cats of Iceland

When you visit Iceland, you don’t have to be a cat person to appreciate the fondness many of us have for our feline friends. From our ancient folklore...
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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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Visiting Iceland

What are the dos and don’ts of visiting Iceland?

Visiting Iceland is a wondrous experience. our Friend in Reykjavik wants to make sure that you make the most of your trip to Iceland! So, in no particular...
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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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Walk Among Reykjavik Outdoor Art

Visit Iceland for our beautiful natural landscapes, but don’t forget about our lively art scene! Reykjavik, especially, has museums and galleries filled with fantastic pieces of creativity. So...
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Visit Iceland Horses

Icelandic Horses: Come Along for a Ride!

The Icelandic horses because they are so much like us. Colorful while still being resilient and striding through life in our own unique way!
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