All About Iceland

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What are the Most Exciting Things to Do in Iceland?

Are you coming to Iceland for an action-packed adventure? Whether you’re staying in Reykjavik and the southwest of the country or heading out on the ring road for...
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The Best Icelandic TV Shows

With the growing popularity of Nordic Noir, Icelandic TV shows have garnered more and more attention in recent years. Most series are firmly set within the Nordic Noir...
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Best Icelandic Films

From Angel of the Universe. Watching foreign films can be a great way to understand each country’s culture or just to discover new films. Choosing the right film...
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Hotel with a view in Reykjavik

Hotel recommendations in Reykjavik

Check our hotel recommendations in Reykjavik based on our experience and official rates in different categories.
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Icelandic Waffles

Icelandic or Scandinavian Waffles have a special place in our cuisine, especially in Iceland and Norway. The waffles differ from American and Belgian waffles in that they’re softer,...
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Dear Mother, in the pen, pen – Icelandic Child Ghost Story

There are two very famous Icelandic ghost stories that probably every Icelander knows. One is The Deacon of Myrká – which we have already shown you. The other...
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Sæmundur The Learned and the Devil

Sæmundur fróði, or “the learned,” was an Icelandic scholar and priest who lived between 1056 and 1133. It is known he studied abroad, possibly in Franconia (in Germany),...
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Ice lagoon on the south coast of Iceland

Where Should I Go in Iceland Besides Reykjavik?

It should come as no surprise that at Your Friend in Reykjavik, we love our home city!  That’s why we have so many Reykjavik Walking Tours — so...
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Graffiti in Reykjavik – West Side Edition

In recent years, graffiti art has become more popular in Reykjavik. House owners regularly get artists to do graffiti works on their houses; Iceland Airwaves collaborated with artists...
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The beautiful Church Mountain in West Iceland

The Attractions of West Iceland

West Iceland abounds in many natural and cultural attractions. However, tourists often overlook it on their trip to the island. Snæfellsnes Peninsula with a unique Snæfellsjökull National Park,...
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