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Tjörnin is a Highlight of Every Visit to Reykjavik

Tjörnin is a Highlight of Every Visit to Reykjavik

Reykjavik does sit along Iceland’s shores, so we have wide stretches of coastline to enjoy.
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Icelandic Doughnuts (Kleinur) – twisted deliciousness

Icelandic Doughnuts (Kleinur) – twisted deliciousness!

Kleinur – or Icelandic Doughnuts – are one of those pastries which no one dislikes. And in this blog post you learn how to make...
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Þorrablót and þorramatur – the Icelandic food feast!

Þorrablót and þorramatur – the Icelandic food feast!

The mid-winter feast Þorrablót is held in the month of þorri. The first day of þorri begins on a Friday between the 19th and 25th...
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Liquorice Tops – Meringue cookies with Liquorice

Liquorice Tops – Meringue cookies with Liquorice (Lakkrístoppar)

Have you ever tried the very special Icelandic Meringue with Licorice? If not, you are honestly in for a treat.
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The Old Icelandic Calendar: It is Still in Use!

Icelanders still use a few month names from the Old Icelandic Calendar, especially þorri, góa, and harpa. The first days of those months are the...
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Laufabrauð, Iceland christmas tradition

Laufabrauð: The Unique Icelandic Christmas-bread

In centuries past, the average Icelander seldom saw wheat to bake bread. Wheat was an imported good, and rarely so; only the wealthiest families had...
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5 Christmas Activities in Reykjavík You Don’t Want to Miss

The holidays are always a special time of year, but no place makes the season brighter than Iceland. Even though Winter days are long and...
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Visit Reykjavik

Quirky and Weird Reykjavik

For a little island, Iceland has a lot of personality. Anyone who visits Reykjavik will definitely experience our distinctive character. From our elvish passion to...
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The Christmas beer season is here!

December is a time to celebrate, not just with your family and wish for peace on earth. It is also the Christmas beer season which...
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Whale watching visit to Iceland

Guide to Whale Watching in Iceland

Have you always dreamed of seeing a huge whale soar out of the ocean? We’ve seen our fair share of whale breaches over the years,...
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Visit Iceland in February

Visit Iceland in February

The days are short, and the nights are long, which makes a fun reason to visit Iceland in February! It can get a little cold,...
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Visiting Iceland as an LGBTQAI+ person

Iceland is LGBTQAI+ friendly. This blog tells you everything you need to know when visiting Iceland as an LGBTQAI+ person.
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Explore Our Tours

Glacier Hike Discovery on Vatnajokull

Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar and the Valley of Tears

Reykjavik Meet & Greet

Reykjavik Meet & Greet

Harpa

Private 6-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour

Car

Private 5-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour

Perlan

Private 4-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour

Car

Private 3-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour

Lava

Litli Hrutur Active Volcano Hike