All About Iceland

Visit the Sites of Njáls Saga

Njáls Saga, also known as Njála or Brennu-Njáls Saga, is a 13th-century Icelandic saga that tells the story of blood feuds within the Icelandic Commonwealth from 960 to...
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A Visit to Árbær Open Air Museum

In 2020 we visited Árbær Open Air Museum, part of the Reykjavik City Museum. We learned all about Christmas in the olden days. Over 30 houses are preserved...
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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 can be difficult...
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northern lights by boat

Seeing the Northern Lights from Reykjavik in 2023

Are you finally planning to see the northern lights from Reykjavik in 2023? Let us start by saying, you’ve made an excellent choice! The aurora borealis and Iceland...
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The Northern Lights in Iceland during winter

Myths and Legends of the Northern Lights

Visitors flock to Iceland from all over the world with long lists of things to see and do. For some people, trips to the Land of Fire and...
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The Move – Elves move house

We have told you before that it is believed elves move house in the New Year or around Christmas. They are also known to enter people’s homes to...
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The Arctic Tern – Long Distance Traveler

The Arctic tern is the only tern species that nest in Iceland. It’s a slender and supple bird, somewhat smaller than a black-headed gull and much more slender...
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Hallgrimskirkja Church in Reykjavik

Which are the Best Towns in Iceland?

No two trips to Iceland are the same. With so many natural wonders to see and awe-inspiring landscapes to explore, but with time constraints to consider, there’s always...
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What do the Icelandic Place Names Actually Mean?

Some time ago, a picture with long Icelandic place names went viral. The place names put Eyjafjallajökull to shame, the volcano name many could not pronounce. The tongue...
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Goðafoss Waterfall in the North-waterfall of the Gods

What are the Most Scenic Waterfalls in Iceland?

Iceland is synonymous with many natural wonders. These include the northern lights, glaciers, ice caves, geysers, hot springs, and volcanoes. But it’s the sheer number of photogenic waterfalls...
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