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Stories and Inspiration from Your Friend In Reykjavik
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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A few colourful houses on a small island

Flatey Island from Stykkishólmur

A ferry pulling into an island

Stykkishólmur – Flatey – Brjánslækur Tour

A group of people standing on a glacier

Glacier Hike & Helicopter Combo Tour

Mountains with glaciers in the valley below

Grímsvötn Eruption Helicopter Tour – Skaftafell

Mountainous landscape with a glacier and lake in the valley

Fast Glacier Helicopter Tour – Skaftafell

Northern lights over a town at night

3-Day Northern Lights Winter Adventure

Two people standing in a cave of ice pointing up

Ice Cave & Helicopter Tour – Skaftafell

Large crater with beautiful blue water inside

Laki Craters & Surroundings Helicopter Tour – Skaftafell

Highland waterfall

9-Day Ultimate Fjallabak Adventure