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Kids playing, Helgi Halldorsson

Traveling with Children in Reykjavik

It can be stressful traveling with children if you are unsure what to expect. We don’t want you to be stressed, so here are a few tips on what to...
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The Reykjavik pond looking at Hallgrimskirkja and Frikirkjan churches

FREE THINGS TO DO IN REYKJAVIK

It is no secret that Iceland is an expensive country. It consistently ranks in the top 5 of the most expensive countries in the world. But even if...
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The Icelandic licorice

ICELANDER’S LOVE OF LICORICE

Icelanders have always had a thing for licorice. To many travellers’ surprise, many sweets contain some licorice. We don’t really know why except that it’s just so good!...
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Different versions of cans

WHAT IS SKYR?

IcelandicProvisions, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons So Skyr to us is what cheese is to you (at least if you’re European)! We have it for breakfast,...
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A puffin dessert

HAVE YOU TASTED THE ICELANDIC PUFFIN?

We just added a delicious Puffin taster to The Reykjavik Food Lovers tour Iceland is the largest Atlantic puffin colony in the world with around 66% of the total puffin stock....
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IF SPENDING EASTER IN ICELAND REYKJAVIK IS NOT THE PLACE, BUT ISAFJORDUR IS

EASTER IN ICELAND – SPEND IT IN ISAFJORDUR

There really is just one place to be at Easter in Iceland – and that’s Isafjordur. Isafjordur is a small town in the Westfjords. It can get pretty...
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Icelandic lamb soup dish

THE ICELANDIC LAMB SOUP

The Icelandic lamb soup or Kjötsúpa is known as a cure for all, and of course, it’s a part of our Reykjavik Food Tour. Cold, the flu, hangover, winter...
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Hilda hiking up mount Esja

HIKING UP MOUNT ESJA

It‘s fair to say that for those of us living in Reykjavik, we have a particular love affair with Mt. Esja, which dominates the skyline to the north...
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An Overview of the Blue Lagoon

Tips on the Blue Lagoon

Most people travelling to Iceland visit the Blue Lagoon, and no wonder it is a pretty unique place. The lagoon has a unique composition and consists of three...
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66 degrees North model

A MODEL AT 81

The famous Icelandic outdoor clothing company 66°North with their Keeping Iceland Warm since 1926 slogan, recently received a job application different from most others. You wouldn’t go amiss...
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A full pint of Einstök White Ale on Laugarvegur

THE ANNUAL ICELANDIC BEER FESTIVAL

Beer was banned for 74 years in Iceland Amazingly enough, its only been 27 years since beer became a legal product in Iceland. For fear of people drinking...
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The Beer Garun in a glass

BEST BEER IN ICELAND

What’s the best beer in Iceland? It’s all a matter of taste, so choosing the best beers can be controversial at times. Still, the website Ratebeer has a pretty good...
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