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Helga Dís Björgúlfsdóttir

What do the Icelandic Place Names Actually Mean?

Some time ago, a picture with long Icelandic place names went viral. The place names put Eyjafjallajökull to shame, the volcano name many could not pronounce. The tongue...
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How to travel sustainably in Iceland

It is no secret that it is difficult to travel to Iceland sustainably. In fact, some might say it was impossible. To get here, you will always have...
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How to Enjoy Volcanic Eruptions in Iceland Safely

There are volcanic eruptions in Iceland fairly regularly. In the afternoon of the 3rd of August 2022, it started erupting again in Reykjanes Peninsula. It came after thousands...
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The Best Icelandic TV Shows

With the growing popularity of Nordic Noir, Icelandic TV shows have garnered more and more attention in recent years. Most series are firmly set within the Nordic Noir...
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Best Icelandic Films

From Angel of the Universe. Watching foreign films can be a great way to understand each country’s culture or just to discover new films. Choosing the right film...
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Best Road trip food in Icelandic Grocery Stores

So, what is the best road trip food in Icelandic Grocery stores? The island of Iceland often surprises people with how large it actually is. Despite the small...
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How safe are tourists in Iceland?

How safe are tourists in Iceland? Well, Icelanders are around 360000 people, and despite the population being that of a small town in many countries, we do have...
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Film Locations in East Iceland and the Highlands

Film locations in East Iceland and the highlands are not as many as in other parts of Iceland. Or the areas have not been utilised as much as...
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Surprising Facts About Iceland

There will always be some surprising facts about Iceland you will not find out about until later. No matter how much research you will do into your trip,...
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Film Locations in West and Southwest Iceland

What are the film Locations in West and Southwest Iceland? One of those places is the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, which is sometimes said to have everything Iceland offers in...
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