By

Helga Dís Björgúlfsdóttir

Skonsa – The Icelandic Version of American Pancakes?

Skonsa or skonsur (plural) is a favourite among Icelanders. Many buy them in the store, but they're very easy to make.
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What to pack for Iceland?

It can’t be reiterated enough; the weather in Iceland is ever-changing. You can never know that the weather will be one way or the other at a specific...
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Puffins in Iceland

or Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Puffin The puffins in Iceland are the Atlantic puffin. It is called lundi in Icelandic and is a migratory...
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Craft Breweries in Iceland – Travel around the country

The first craft brewery in Iceland was founded in 2006. Since then over 20 have been established all around the island. A fun twist to the traditional Ring...
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How to Behave in Iceland

How to Behave in Iceland - it's pretty simple, just be respectful of nature. Each country has their own customs and etiquette, which are good to know when...
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Open Toilets in the Centre of Reykjavik

Since the settlement in the 8th century, Icelanders haven’t really gotten that many foreign visitors. In fact, it wasn’t until 2010, with the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, that many...
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Visit Iceland in March

Visiting Iceland in March, you will catch the tail end of winter. The days are getting longer, but there is still a chance to see the Northern Lights....
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Love Balls (ástarpungar) – The Icelandic doughnuts’ cousin

A few months back, we gave you a recipe for the quintessential Icelandic fried pastry; kleinur. Now we’re going to provide you with a recipe for its cousin....
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Best Breakfast Places in Reykjavik

Author Ian Fleming once said: Hope makes a good breakfast. Eat plenty of it. And we agree. A hearty breakfast makes a great start to a good day....
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The First Day of Summer and Harpa

Winter is finally over, and summer is about to begin! The First Day of Summer is always on a Thursday between 19 and 25 April. Despite being called...
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