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Tips & Tricks for Cruise Ship Travelers in Iceland

As you step off your ship and onto Icelandic soil, get ready to immerse yourself in a captivating adventure. In this blog on tips &...
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Coffee in Iceland – We Love it!

From its humble beginnings to its prominent role in Icelandic culture today, coffee holds a special place in the hearts of locals. Join us as...
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Hanna Kr – Your Friend in Reykjavik

Get to know Your Friend in Reykjavik! When you join us for a walking tour, you will meet your special friend in Reykjavik, but getting to...
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Easter in Iceland

So, how is Easter in Iceland? Despite having a state church, Icelanders are not particularly religious people. Those who believe in God describe it as...
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A Curtiss-Wright P-40C Warhawk Iceland 1942 San Diego Air & Space Museum

Air crashes in Iceland during WWII

Unlike naval battles around Iceland during WWII, few, if any, Icelanders died in air crashes in Iceland during the same period. From 1940 to 1945,...
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Icelandic Leg of Lamb – Sunday Roast

There are a few courses Icelanders are as proud of as the leg of lamb. Icelanders will swear by it, and you will have a...
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Garðar – Your Friend in Reykjavik

Get to know Your Friend in Reykjavik! When you join us for a walking tour, you will meet your special friend in Reykjavik, but getting to...
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The Best Music Festivals in Iceland

Icelanders do not like being seen as lacking, but we understand that we cannot hold many large international music festivals. But that doesn’t stop us...
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The Wonderful Quern – Folktale

This folktale shows that making a deal with the devil in a folktale sometimes turns out well for you. But you better put your affairs...
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Nature Reserves and Parks in Reykjavik

You don’t have to go far to enjoy Icelandic nature, as there are many nature reserves and parks in Reykjavik. If you are here only...
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Pirate Attack in Iceland – The Turkish Abductions

In the summer of 1627, pirates from northwest Africa kidnapped people in Grindavik, The Westman Islands, and the East Fjords and sold them into slavery...
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Midnight sun in Iceland

Summer vs. Winter: When’s the Best Time to Visit Iceland?

Are you planning your dream vacation in Iceland? With so many activities and experiences waiting for you in the Land of Fire and Ice, it...
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Landmannalaugar and the Valley of Tears

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