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Iceland on a budget

Tips for Traveling Iceland on a Budget

Next to the natural beauty and wonderful locals, the next thing many people mention about Iceland is the cost. Because we’re on an island in...
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Movies in Iceland

Be in the Movies in Iceland!

We don’t mean going to the cinema during your visit to Iceland (although you’re more than welcome to check out our cinema scene!). We are...
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hot springs in Iceland

Blue Lagoon is not the only hot springs in Iceland

You’ll probably find Blue Lagoon recommended as a “must go” as you plan your Iceland trip itinerary. Gorgeous blue waters, mineral-rich water and mud, and...
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The beautiful Sun Voyager or Sólfarið by the Reykjavik harbor

Visiting Iceland in December

It is hard to say one month is better than another for visiting Iceland, but December is exceptional. We have the Northern Lights, ideal wintry...
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The road to the Cave of singing

Singing in the Cave of singing

A dark Icelandic lullaby in Sönghellir Your Friend in Reykjavik is singing the classic Icelandic lullaby: Sofðu unga ástin mín (Sleep, my little love). The...
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Rick Steves in Iceland

Visiting Your Friend In Reykjavik Before the world was turned upside down due to covid, Rick Steves was in Iceland. He’s a very interesting world...
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Why You Should Visit Iceland in November

Plan to visit Iceland in November if you want to embrace the cold and fun across the island! Look up to the skies for the...
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Delicious Fishball coming out of the oven

Fiskibollur – Fishballs a family recipe

Fiskibollur or fishballs are one of the quintessential dishes you will have at the Icelandic dinner table. They are straightforward to make – and even...
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Swimming pools in Iceland: Don’t be shy!

Almost every community has at least one swimming pool in Iceland. It may be hard to believe, but Icelanders love to swim. But when you...
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Visit Iceland in October

Visit Iceland in October

October is one of the least busy months in Iceland. The summer rush is over, and the festivities of early winter are yet to set...
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Northern lights in Iceland

See the Northern Lights in Iceland!

Most travellers look forward to seeing the wondrous Northern Lights in Iceland. Science calls them the Aurora Borealis when the sky glows with greens, blues,...
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Iceland in September A perfect private walking tour

Visit Iceland in September

Are you planning to travel to Iceland in September? Your Friend in Reykjavik is excited to welcome you to the Land of Fire and Ice! ...
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Glacier Hike Discovery on Vatnajokull


Landmannalaugar and the Valley of Tears

Reykjavik Meet & Greet

Reykjavik Meet & Greet


Private 6-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour


Private 5-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour


Private 4-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour


Private 3-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour


Litli Hrutur Active Volcano Hike