Holidays in Iceland

Whale watching visit to Iceland

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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Best Road trip food in Icelandic Grocery Stores

So, what is the best road trip food in Icelandic Grocery stores? The island of Iceland often surprises people with how large it actually is. Despite the small...
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The Icelandic Pledge – Be a Responsible Tourist

Icelanders are proud of their unspoiled nature and want to keep it like that for as long as possible – preferably forever! So before coming to Iceland, we...
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Ice lagoon on the south coast of Iceland

Which places should I visit in Iceland besides Reykjavik?

It should come as no surprise to anyone – at Your Friend in Reykjavik, we love our home city! Take a quick look at our selection of Reykjavik Walking...
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Öxarárfoss Waterfall is located in the Golden Circle, Thingvellir National Park

What is Iceland’s Golden Circle?

Iceland is a magical and all-encompassing land; it’s been the inspiration for TV shows like Game of Thrones and is on most people’s bucket lists! Of course, this...
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What to pack for Iceland?

It can’t be reiterated enough; the weather in Iceland is ever-changing. You can never know that the weather will be one way or the other at a specific...
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Visit Iceland in March

Visiting Iceland in March, you will catch the tail end of winter. The days are getting longer, but there is still a chance to see the Northern Lights....
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The First Day of Summer and Harpa

Winter is finally over, and summer is about to begin! The First Day of Summer is always on a Thursday between 19 and 25 April. Despite being called...
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What are the best hot springs in Iceland?

Going clockwise around the country, beginning in the capital area and ending in the Reykjanes Peninsula, we will check out the best hot springs in Iceland. Initially, we...
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The Icelandic Carnival Days – Bolludagur, Sprengidagur and Öskudagur.

Is there an Icelandic Carnival? Not as such, but we do have bolludagur, sprengidagur and öskudagur. Three days of eating and dressing up. Read all about it!
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