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Icelandic Fermented shark in plastic cans

The Fermented Shark of Iceland

Everything you need to know about the fermented shark of Iceland For centuries, Icelanders had to find ways to store food during long and cold...
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A gravel road in the middle of nowhere in Iceland

TIPS FOR DRIVING IN ICELAND

It is great to drive around on your own time without dependence on pre-fixed schedules or destinations. You can just enjoy the unique landscape of...
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Kids playing, Helgi Halldorsson

Traveling with Children in Reykjavik

Family holidays are supposed to be enjoyable experiences filled with memories that you’ll look back on for many years to come. But it’s not always...
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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....
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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...
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Different versions of cans

WHAT IS SKYR?

IcelandicProvisions, CC 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...
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Westfjords of Iceland

Spend Easter at Aldrei fór ég suður in Ísafjörður

Does your trip to Iceland coincide with Easter in March? If you’re looking for a holiday experience like no other, there’s only one place to...
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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 Lovers Tour. Cold,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Harpa

Private 7-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour

Enchanting waterfall landscape next to Kirkjufell

3 Days In Iceland : Reykjavik, Golden Circle & The South Coast

A picture of Gullfoss, one of the biggest waterfalls in Iceland.

2 Days in Iceland – Golden Circle & The South Coast

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